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3 Easy Steps to Getting Your Childcare Collective Started

September 4, 2020

Last week The Social Impact Lab hosted a virtual workshop on How to Create a Childcare Collective. Collectives or babysitting swaps/co-ops” are small groups of parents that help each other out.  Parents exchange time caring for each other’s children, which could look like hosting playdates or tutoring sessions at each other’s houses, doing fun arts & crafts, or 

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Let’s talk about how you feed your family.

August 31, 2020

We are interested in connecting with people living in Calgary to better understand food needs. Join us for a chat and receive a $50 prepaid VISA gift card. Register your interest at info@thesocialimpactlab.com with Feed Families in the Subject Line.  

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Disrupt-ATHON Crowd Favourite | Congratulations The SolFood Project

July 30, 2020

Congratulations to The SolFood Project! You have been selected as the Crowd Favourite Concept. Scott and Patrick did an amazing job engaging with the public to gain support for their concept. The Social Impact Lab looks forward to connecting with you to discuss how we may continue to support your work in the future. We would 

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The Importance of Innovation in Times of Change

April 13, 2020

The Importance of Innovation in Times of Change Doesn’t the first week in March feel so far away now? There we all were looking forward to spring in blissful ignorance about the tsunami of change that we were all about to experience. Now it is real. Two weeks after lockdown started and there is no 

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The Lab Pulse | December 2019

December 10, 2019

Mobilizing Communities for Lasting Social Change At The Social Impact Lab, we understand that innovation doesn’t always happen between 9 to 5. We believe solving complex social problems requires ideas and insights from all citizens, so we created Open City. Open Challenges These days, parents have a lot on their plates; balancing work, taking care 

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