With practically every job now, and certainly in the future, requiring digital literacy and proficiency in technology, the lack of tangible resources and infrastructure to support Indigenous students in the acquisition of digital skills is particularly consequential.
Social Innovation Canada is a new entity with a mission to connect and enable practitioners. It builds upon the legacy work of Social Innovation Generation (SiG) and other actors. Given the Government of Canada’s renewed focus, we asked Chi Nguyen, Director, Social Innovation Canada, about what practitioners can expect in 2019.
Canadian Indigenous people are systemically excluded from the economy, often lacking resources needed to generate opportunity and wealth. With reconciliation on the forefront of everyone’s minds, now is the perfect time to reimagine inclusion in the Canadian economy.
Clean air, energy democracy, and renewable sources are all vital to sustainable development and reconciliation in Canada. The key is understanding local context, while putting power—literally and figuratively—in local hands. It’s a system change that allows for environmental, social, and economic good.
The world is looking for leadership in this fragile time and our culture of modesty isn't helping move the global yardstick of multiculturalism forward. Social impact leaders have a pivotal role to help Canada break out of its audacity shell and craft multiculturalism 2.0.
Peter MacLeod, principal and founder of MASS LBP, Canada’s home for democratic innovation, on how milestones like the 150th can teach us not-so-obvious things that help us unleash our social imagination in order to address some of the country's most pressing challenges.