This white paper analyzes the current national social enterprise landscape and explores the opportunities and challenges in our provincial context. Sharing insights on the social and economic value of social enterprises through the analysis of policies, best practices and academic research from across the country offers key recommendations to build a thriving and social enterprise ecosystem in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada
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“See how the small community of mostly Mik'maq band members in the remote coastal town of Conne River in Newfoundland has taken on the mandate of turning the reserve into an economic self sufficient entity guided by traditional native values to enhance the cultural, social and spiritual aspects of its people. Miawpukek First Nation has gone from being poor and isolated with high unemployment to a strong and vibrant community with nearly 100% employment.”