Archive for the ‘Social Enterprise’ Category

GNG is Up for Employer of the Year!: Newsletter Nov, 2015
  Did you know Good Nature Groundskeeping is up for Employer of the Year at the Celebration of People Awards? The award ceremony is put on by Citizen Advocacy, an organization which works to support the rights and interests of people with various forms of disability. The event takes place each year on December 3, […]
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Cycle Salvation and Habitat for Humanity: Newsletter Nov, 2015
  If you visit Cycle Salvation and find Operations Manager Paul Wylie is out – chances are he will be back soon driving a pick-up truck stacked with used bikes of various makes and models from Habitat for Humanity. While Cycle Salvation often receives merchandise from condo and storage spaces, it’s Habitat who donates by far the most bikes. […]
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Professor Doug Pawson
This fall Social Business Director Doug Pawson, currently celebrating his eighth year at Causeway, is teaching a course on Economic Geography at Cape Breton University. It turns out Doug is a real jet-setter.  The job has involved four flights out to his alma-mater to give lectures as well as regular communication with his students via […]
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Tastes of Wellington West 2015
Causeway staff took part in Tastes of Wellington West this Saturday, offering $10 bike tune ups from Right Bike and Cycle Salvation and free dessert samples from Krackers Katering. Tastes of Wellington West is a one-day event designed to show off the vibrancy of Hintonburg and Wellington Village. Highlights this year included studio tours, sidewalk […]
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Bon Appetit 2015
Causeway has again been selected as a beneficiary of the fabulous (and delicious!) Bon Appetit Ottawa fundraiser! This year, we will direct the Bon Appetit funds to support the Community Kitchen run by Krackers Katering, one of Causeway Work Centre’s social entreprises. Good Food & a Good Deed: Tickets on Sale Now! On Tuesday, May […]
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Snowman Building Guinness World Record
[View the story “Snowman Building – Breaking a World Record!” on Storify]
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Recap of Unveiling the Mask of Mental Illness Fundraiser!
You can relive the evening’s excitement, or, if you couldn’t make it, live vicariously through these pictures and tweets that document the fun! [View the story “Unveiling the Mask of Mental Illness Fundraiser” on Storify]
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Launch of Rise Ottawa to support entrepreneurs with mental health or addiction challenges.
Since 2009, Rise Asset Development, with the support of the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), has provided microfinancing and mentorship to entrepreneurs with a history of mental health or addiction challenges in the Greater Toronto Area. On March 21, Rise celebrated its expansion into […]
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