Social Innovation and Social Finance public consultation

From Employment and Social Development Canada

This engagement is now open

The Government of Canada is committed to developing a Social Innovation and Social Finance Strategy, and is consulting with Canadians between September 29, 2017, and January 31, 2018, to gather their views and ideas to help develop this strategy.

Why we are engaging you

The Government made the commitment to develop a Social Innovation and Social Finance Strategy to find new innovative approaches that improve the well-being of Canadians and help communities address their most difficult problems.

To gather ideas from communities and regions across Canada, the Social Innovation and Social Finance Strategy Co-Creation Steering Group has launched an online consultation. Through consultation and engagement activities, its members will develop policy measures that put forward social innovation and social finance, and co‑develop a strategy with the Government of Canada.

Who can participate

The Steering Group is seeking the perspectives of Canadians on the Social Innovation and Social Finance Strategy. We are seeking advice from:

  • communities and social purpose organizations
  • social entrepreneurs
  • professionals from non-governmental organizations
  • business communities focused on social innovation and social finance
  • Canadian individuals and others interested in the subject

How to participate

There are two ways you can provide your input.

  • The online consultation gives you the chance to contribute to the conversation on the measures being considered.
  • You can also send an email to share your input and ideas.

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