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The Centre for Learning, Social Economy and Work (CLSEW) regularly brings together researchers and practitioners to share their latest insights and lessons learned.  

  • Speakers Series is free monthly series that runs from the fall to the spring of each academic year.  No registration is necessary and the talks are webcast live simultaneously as it is presented at our OISE location.

  • Workshops offer an interesting blend of research insight and practical tips.  They provide a low-cost alternative to many of the commercial training sessions.

  • The Nonprofit HR Network is specifically designed for nonprofit organizations that are interested in sharing their HR issues and learning from each other.  The annual membership includes four meetings a year between Fall and Spring of the academic year.

  • Occasional Seminars are offered to bring the latest research to the CLSEW community.



LAUNCH EVENT :: September 30, 2015 :: 5:00 PM

Economic Literacy: Getting Beyond "Supply and Demand"


Presenter: Jim Stanford, Economist with Unifor


Talk description: 

Jim Stanford is an economist with Unifor, the union formed in 2013 from the merger of Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) and the Communication Energy and Paperworkers (CEP). Jim received his PhD in Economics from the New School for Social Research in New York, and also holds degrees from Cambridge University and the University of Calgary. He is the author of Economics for Everyone (first published in 2008), which has been translated into 6 languages, and has just been issued in a second edition by Pluto Books. 

The Centre for Learning, Social Economy & Work (CLSEW) is a hub for academics, community practitioners, labour, nonprofit, and co-operative educators and researchers. CLSEW’s education and research activities foster a greater understanding of the often under-recognized contributions of the social economy and the dynamics of work and learning in Canadian society and internationally. For more info visit http://www.oise.utoronto.ca/lhae

Event Details [NEW DATE] :

When: Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

Time: 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. 

Where: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (U of T), 252 Bloor St. West, (St. George Subway Station), Peace Lounge on the 7th Floor


*No registration required. 


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