It turns out Ryerson has prime real estate for fostering social innovation. Canada ranks as the second best country for social entrepreneurs, according to a recent poll conducted by the Thomson Reuters Foundation, Deutsche Bank, UnLtd and the Global Social Entrepreneurship Network. Social entrepreneurship refers to owning a business that is geared toward solving a global issue. A popular example […]
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Ryerson will be receiving a $500,000 contribution from the Ontario government, Premier Kathleen Wynne announced to the Economic Club of Canada Thursday morning. Through the $4 million Social Enterprise Demonstration Fund (SEDF), the government will finance 11 socially conscious enterprise organizations across the province, including Ryerson University. The university will use the money to create a fund called the Social Enterprise Seed Fund […]
- Nuit Blanche Toronto kicks off tomorrow at sunset and ends Sunday at 7 a.m. The free annual contemporary art exhibition gives those in the city a full night of interaction …Read More »