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
  • 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 in this procurement networking group 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 2022 dates are:
  • Thursday, February 24th 9am PT/ 12pm ET
  • Thursday, May 19th 9am PT/ 12pm ET
  • Thursday, August 25th 9am PT/ 12pm ET
  • Thursday, November 24th 9am PT/ 12pm ET

To join the Community of Practice please contact info@buysocialcanada.com

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 quarterly basis, the second Tuesday of the month at 10am PT (1.5 hours).

The 2022 dates are:
  • Tuesday January 18th 10am PT/ 1pm ET
  • Tuesday April 19th 10am PT/ 1pm ET
  • Tuesday July 19th 10am PT/ 1pm ET
  • Tuesday November 22nd 10am PT/ 1pm 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 2022 dates are:
  • Wednesday January 12th 8am PT/ 11am ET
  • Wednesday March 9th 8am PT/ 11am ET
  • Wednesday May 11th 8am PT/ 11am ET
  • Wednesday July 13th 8am PT/ 11am ET
  • Wednesday September 14th 8am PT/ 11am ET
  • Wednesday November 9th 8am PT/ 11am ET

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

Regional Partners

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