A New Economy

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October 28th, 2017, 2:00pm – 3:30pm
University of Winnipeg, Room 1L11 (Lockhart Hall), 515 Portage Avenue

What if working together for the good of all was the most common business model? Watch, as several organizations strive towards building a more cooperative future. By rewarding human effort fairly instead of obsessing about the bottom line, these revolutionary businesses are creating a more people-friendly future, creating new ways to make money and doing it sustainably. A New Economy features seven interwoven stories. Among them are a small craft-brew coop, a peer-to- peer open hardware lab and an urban agricultural social enterprise. The Borealis String Quartet weaves beautiful music together with conversations on the core rewards of cooperation.