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November Coop Lunch and Learn Series

November Lunch and Learn SeriesIf your organization wants to make a bigger impact in their local economy, then this free webinar series is not to be missed.

Training, education, and information is not only a co-operative principle, it’s an important part of growing any organization. Every Thursday during the month of November we are offering free noon-hour webinars that will expand your organization’s knowledge about strategic opportunities around economic development. All you need is to RSVP in advance.

Register for the November Coop Lunch and Learn Series

To best enjoy these webinars, we highly recommend watching this webinar with a colleague; invite them for lunch! All webinars run from noon-1PM (MST)

November 2nd: Co-operative Strategies that can grow your business save you money,

If your enterprise is looking to reduce costs, increase productivity, and build a strong work culture, then this 45-minute lunch hour webinar is not to be missed. Learn how co-operative strategies can be applied in your business, not for profit, or community.

Hosted by Seth Leon, Manager of Co-operative Services; Alberta Community and Co-operative Association

November 9th: Member Loyalty Programs: Enhance member value while supporting local business

North Parkland Power REA (NPP) has increased value to their members offering loyalty discounts to a range of local businesses. This strategy also connects their co-op to the local business community in a meaningful way. Learn how NPP devised and executed on this strategy, and the key actions needed to get started in your community.

Hosted by Andrea LaBrie, Member-Owner Representative; North Parkland Power REA ltd.

November 16th: As Local As Possible: Craft Brewing in Alberta

Alberta’s craft beer industry is exploding, having tripled in size over the past few years. Growth continues, all over Alberta, in an industry that has deep roots in the history of the province. Where has the industry come from and where will it go? How can your community play its part in making brewing a signature industry for Alberta?

Hosted by Terry Rock, Executive Director; Alberta Small Brewers Association

November 23rd:  Local Investing & Community Economic DevelopmentLearn about how to invest locally, raise capital for your local business, and how to grow your local economy. Recent changes to investment rules in Alberta will soon make things easier to invest locally and raise money locally. Learn how community economic development can help your business do well, and do good. This webinar will help frame local opportunities with long-term economic growth, opportunities to maximize your impact, access tax benefits, and mobilize growing networks.

Hosted by Courtney Hare, Public Policy Manager; Momentum

November 30th: How inclusive spaces increase market share and build stronger businesses

Creating welcoming spaces strengthen brand identity and improve customer experience. This webinar explains how to develop accessible and inclusive spaces that will help your business grow. Learn how to maximize your marketing and strengthen your brand. This webinar will also touch on project management for creating accessible spaces, and how to access grants.

Hosted by Sean Crump CEO and Head Chair; Universal Access

2009 CD/CED Manitoba Gathering

Please join us at the 2009 CD/CED Gathering

To create change, we build movements, coalitions and networks. To build better neighbourhoods, we work collectively through grassroots leadership. To benefit local economies, we create organizations and business run and owned by community - In all of this, we are Stronger Together.

Join others engaged in all aspects of building fairer and stronger local economies, tackling poverty and homelessness, and investing in sustainable communities for a full day of networking, learning, sharing, and inspiration.

With over 30 workshops, this free, all-day event takes place on October 23rd at St. John's High School in Winnipeg's North End.


There is no charge for registering for this conference.


LITE's 22nd Annual Wild Blueberry Pancake Breakfast

7:00am to 10:00am
Immaculate Conception Parish
181 Austin Street North

Jump-start your Friday morning with a stack of Blueberry Pancakes and a celebration of creating jobs and economic opportunity with LITE. This event supports almost 50 jobs and helps raise money to create hundreds more. With interactive activities and dancing, LITE's Pancake Breakfast is THE early morning event you'll tell your friends about.

Register for LITE's Wild Blueberry Pancake Breakfast

Regular Priced Tickets - $20
Sleep in/Support - $20 (If you can't make it to the breakfast but still want to support, purchase sleep-in tickets. LITE will donate your ticket to a community organization!)
Limited income/children 6-12** - $5
Children 5 and under - free admission

Tickets: Available online, at LITE's office (203-765 Main Street), and at the door
**Limited income/children 6-12 tickets are not available to purchase online. These tickets will be available for purchase at the door or at the LITE office.

Parking: Available on surrounding streets (parking time limits lifted) and at the Immaculate Conception Parish parking lot on Euclid just east of Austin St. Watch for our ushers!

Project Coordinator


This is an anticipatory one year term (pending funding approval), starting January 7, 2019 and based in Winnipeg. The position will be 28 to 35 hours per week, with a flexible work schedule and the possibility of renewal. 

25 Nov 2018

Early Childhood Educator (ECE) II

Casual Position

Under the supervision of the Child Care Program Manager, the ECE II will lead a team of Child Care Assistants to provide quality child care for newcomer children whose parents are participating in settlement and social programs. The ideal candidate is experienced, thrives in a multicultural environment and is committed to IRCOM’s core values of integration, diversity, social justice and empowerment. The ideal candidate works in a way that is people-centered, holistic and partnership based.

16 Nov 2018


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