Community Investing in Canada

Community investing is a strategy to address unemployment, environmental degradation, economic restructuring, poverty and social exclusion. It is a way of generating resources and opportunities for people and communities who are underserved by mainstream financial institutions. This paper strives to describe the community investing sector in Canada. It will; 1. Explain the terminology used in Canada and the link between microlending and community investing in Canada 2. Describe the community investing sector in Canada 3. Describe innovations in the Canadian sector

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