Engagement

Boost your social procurement engagement by connecting with Buy Social Canada at our national and regional events and meetings.

National Engagements
  • Buy Social Canada Community of Practice
  • Certified Social Enterprise Facebook Group
Regional Engagements
  • Vancouver Social Procurement Roundtable
  • Edmonton Social Procurement Roundtable
  • Toronto Social Procurement Roundtable

Buy Social Canada Community of Practice

Buy Social Canada hosts a Canada-wide Community of Practice meeting online quarterly.

This is an opportunity for those interested or engaged with social procurement to connect and learn together. Participants include social enterprises, government and corporate purchasers, intermediaries and community members.

We invite you to gather to share ideas and updates on what is happening in social procurement from every corner of Canada.

The 2021 dates are:
  • Thursday, February 25th 9am PT/ 12pm ET
  • Thursday, May 27th 9am PT/ 12pm ET
  • Thursday, August 26th 9am PT/ 12pm ET
  • Thursday, November 25th 9am PT/ 12pm ET
Join the Community of Practice here
Certified Social Enterprise: EcoEquitable

Connect with a growing network

Certified Social Enterprise Facebook Group

An online community for networking, promoting events and sharing stories.
This is a space to connect and grow the social enterprise movement.

Become certified as a social enterprise.

Regional

Vancouver Social Procurement Roundtable

This roundtable brings together local social enterprises, social purchasers, intermediaries and community members to build relationships, learn about opportunities and collaborate to shape the social value marketplace.

The Vancouver Roundtable occurs on a bimonthly basis, the first Tuesday of the month at 2pm PT (1.5 hours).

The 2021 dates are:
  • Tuesday January 5th 2pm PT/ 5pm ET
  • Tuesday March 2nd 2pm PT/ 5pm ET
  • Tuesday May 4th 2pm PT/ 5pm ET
  • Tuesday July 6th 2pm PT/ 5pm ET
  • Tuesday September 7th 2pm PT/ 5pm ET
  • Tuesday November 2nd 2pm PT/ 5pm ET

To join the Vancouver Social Procurement Roundtable please contact niamh@buysocialcanada.com

Regional

Greater Toronto Area Social Procurement Roundtable

This roundtable brings together local social enterprises, social purchasers, intermediaries and community members to build relationships, learn about opportunities and collaborate to shape the social value marketplace.

The Greater Toronto Area Roundtable occurs on a bimonthly basis, the second Wednesday of the month at 11am ET(1.5 hours).

The 2021 dates are:
  • Wednesday January 13th 8am PT/ 11am ET
  • Wednesday March 10 8am PT/ 11am ET
  • Wednesday May 12 8am PT/ 11am ET
  • Wednesday July 14 8am PT/ 11am ET
  • Wednesday September 8 8am PT/ 11am ET
  • Wednesday November 10 8am PT/ 11am ET

To join the Toronto Social Procurement Roundtable please contact maham@buysocialcanada.com

Regional

Edmonton Social Procurement Roundtable

Details coming soon.

Regional Partners

Buy Social Canada along with these organizations are leading the movement for community capital creators across the country.