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Hello Knack! 

Knack launches with an incredible event; seeks to tackle underemployment at scale. More than 60 local employers showed up to learn about Knack's unique competency-based employment system for individuals living on income assistance. 

 
 
 
 
 
 

GOODBYE CONNECTED KITCHENS

LEDlab Program Manager Kiri Bird explores lessons learned in closing our Connected Kitchens project with Carnegie Community Centre.

 
 
 
 

RETHINKING THE INFORMAL ECONOMY IN THE DTES

The informal economy is here to stay, but how do we make it more visible? UBC student Priyanka Roy Chakrabarti and Binners' Project are working on one option. 

 
 

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Check out this Vancouver Is Awesome piece on the Binners' Hook! You can order yours now as part of their pilot project. 

Join our team! RADIUS Ventures is hiring a Program Manager. Apply by Feb 29th

 
 
 

The Local Economic Development Lab partners with community organizations to explore innovative ways to build a more vibrant and inclusive local economy in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.

LEDlab is an initiative of Ecotrust Canada and RADIUS SFU.