Entries by Jessica Thorburn

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Calling all local Economy Leaders!

Thrive and Conscious Brands are coming together once again to activate your conscious leadership potential! Are you a local economy leader passionate about a sustainable economy where everyone can thrive, come together to connect, collaborate, and address unique challenges? If your response is an enthusiastic ‘YES!’, our Spiral Table Program is for you. What is […]


Prince Edward Island’s FIRST Certified B Corp!

A HUGE congrats and a big welcome to Prince Edwards Islands FIRST certified B Corp, Upstreet Craft Brewing! The brewery joins a movement of more than 2,000 highly vetted companies across more than 50 countries committed to being a force for good. Upstreet’s ‘Why?’ ‘We started Upstreet with the mission to refresh the community and create viable employment on […]

Top 5 High Vibes – Summer Edition!

Hooray for Summertime! There is literally no other season quite as awesome as the all-too-short months of summer. Our team here at CB is definitely making the most of it – while we try our hardest to balance work and life, accommodation and understanding is given to the slower than usual email reply time, the […]

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EconoUs 2017: Creating a vibrant + resilient economy for everyone

FOR TOO LONG, THE ECONOMY HAS BEEN ABOUT ‘ME’. Faced with economic disparity, growing inequality and environmental crises, Canadians are looking for alternatives. Community leaders from coast to coast to coast are using innovative business models, new investment tools and engaging technology to create good jobs, prioritize community and planet, and build strong and resilient […]

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CHFA East Sustainability Awards!

Do you know a natural foods organization going above and beyond to demonstrate exceptional sustainability leadership? Perhaps that organization is you? Once again, Conscious Brands is proud to sponsor the CHFA Sustainability Award! Nominations for CHFA Business and Supplier members based in Eastern Canada (ON/QC/NL/NS/NB/PE) are now open! Companies exemplifying the following characteristics are encouraged […]

Loft for Sale!

As some of you know, our loft – the Conscious Brands Collaboratorium – is officially for sale. We are selling it privately, so any support or help getting the message out would be most appreciated. The Loft is a great investment in the up and coming neighbourhood of Calgary’s Easy Village. It is zoned for […]

May’s Top 5 High Vibes

As we dive headfirst into June (how is it already June?!), it almost feels safe to say that gone are the bitterly cold winter months that ravaged us all, and upon us are the endless days of sunshine and hot hot heat! (thought in typing that, I worry I may have jinxed us all into […]