Social Enterprises, community based non-profit businesses that prioritize social impact, require a supportive environment in order to develop, grow, and scale.
- Gov of Canada should insure that all SME business services are available to non-profit operated businesses - where already allowed then the appropriate services made available; where denied services then regulatory fix is required
- Social value considerations and impact should be required element of all government purchasing and infrastructure investments
- Appropriate financing opportunities and impact investment options need to be supported
- Establish a supportive regulatory environment for non-profit enterprise activities - including clarifying charity based enterprise activity and non-profit revenue generation