Atlantic summit explores solutions to keep social impact groups afloat

“The federal government is a partner in developing good policy, but we need to co-design the solutions and the policies that will make a difference”

Why It Matters

Attendees at a social impact summit recently held in Canada's easternmost city walked away with a clear message: Communities have solutions to social challenges, but what's needed is clear facilitation, cooperation and guaranteed funding.

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