CfEE Podcast Episode #3: Mergers in the Non-Profit Sector

Mergers are the most integrated form of collaboration, where the governance of distinct organizations become legally linked. In 2014, two non-profit housing societies, Lookout Emergency Aid Society, based in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside and Keys Housing and Health Solutions, based out of Surrey, merged into a single entity.

In this episode, Shayne Williams, the new Executive Director of the Lookout Society, speaks about the transition of Keys to Lookout. He tells us more about the process that led to the merger and some of the early outcomes.

Click here for the brief mentioned in the episode that describes the merger.