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

August 11th, 2016

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. Continue reading

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CfEE Podcast Episode #2: The Cooperative Model in Employment Services

April 4th, 2016

Many of us are familiar with coops. Mountain Equipment Co-op, Vancity and the Kootenay Co-op are all examples. What makes co-ops different from other businesses? Co-ops are owned and controlled by the people who use their services. These services cross all economic sectors including financial, health, housing and the employment services delivered by the Fraser Works Co-operative, the subject of the Centre’s second podcast episode. Continue reading

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Small Business Information Expo: Bringing Government and Non-Profit Program Information to the Fraser Valley

October 20th, 2014

On October 9th, Public Works and Government of Canada’s Office of Small and Medium Enterprises (OSME) and Small Business BC, in partnership with the Township of Langley and the Fraser Valley Chambers of Commerce, hosted the Fraser Valley Small Business Information Expo, a free trade show that brought together various organizations and government departments that support small businesses. Continue reading

Categories: Community Events

Have your say: Discovering the Entrepreneurial Spirit – The Pathway to Self-employment for your Clients

December 5th, 2013

For our final webinar of 2013, the Centre teamed up with the BC Career Development Association (BCCDA) to tackle the topic of self-employment. Sylvia Metz of BCCDA and Family Services of Greater of Vancouver, and Dave Schulte of Langara College’s Self Employment Program dropped by our office to deliver an engaging presentation. Continue reading

Have your say: Creating a Meaningful Online Counselling Experience for your Clients

October 22nd, 2013

Another big thank you to all who were able to make time to attend this month’s webinar! We were thrilled to have Tannis Goddard, President of Training Innovations, as our guest speaker. Tannis’ work on providing e-Career services has made her a leader not only in BC, but has also gained a lot of attention across Canada and abroad. Continue reading

Have your say: Networking & Relationships Building with Employers

July 16th, 2013

Thanks to everyone who joined us for our July 16th webinar, Networking & Relationship Building with Employers, presented by Chris Arnold, Clinical Director at Provincial Networking Group Inc (PNGI). We were once again extremely pleased that so many of you were able to take the time to attend. If you were not able to make it, no problem! See below for a recording of the full webinar. Continue reading

Categories: Webinars

Have your say: Skill Requirements for BC’s Career Development Practitioners

June 10th, 2013

Thanks again to all who were able to join us for our June 10th webinar: Skill Requirements for BC’s Career Development Practitioners. If you were not able to make it, please see below for a recording of the full webinar. And if you have not had a chance to view the report, you can find that here. The presentation slides can be accessed here. Continue reading