After long wait, federal government announces roster for 7-member Social Innovation Advisory Council

The federal government picked Michael Toye, a veteran community economic development practitioner to serve as the council’s chair.

Why It Matters

The seven-member Social Innovation Advisory Council will provide advice to the federal government on the implementation of its social innovation and social finance strategy, including the long-awaited $755 million Social Finance Fund.

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Three and a half years after first calling for nominations, on Thursday, the Federal government announced the seven social innovation professionals who will serve as members of the government’s new Social Innovation Advisory Council. 

Council members will provide advice to the government on the implementation of its social innovation and social finance strategy. 

“My hope is that the council will be able to facilitate action,

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