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110 Arts Cooperative

The 110 Arts Cooperative was formed in September 2014 by the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival Society, the Touchstone Theatre Society, Music on Main Society and The Documentary Media Society (producers of the annual DOXA Documentary Film Festival.) The Cooperative was formed to manage and govern the cultural amenity facility at #110-750 Hamilton Street. Our vision for this new cultural space imagines a hub for shared resource, social-profit partnership, creative endeavor, cultural animation and public outreach. www.110arts.ca

Accelerating Social Impact, CCC, Ltd.

Accelerating Social Impact CCC Ltd. is one of Canada’s first hybrid businesses, a Community Contribution Corporation. Our mission is to enhance the ecosystem for social impact businesses and investors. In 2014 we will focus on accelerating social purchasing activity, enhancing business services to blended value business models, enacting tax credits and incentives for social impact investors, expanding public policy support for social impact businesses, and creating collaboration. ASICCC.ca

Axis Insurance Managers Inc.

Axis Insurance Mangers Inc is a commercial and personal insurance brokerage which has been locally owned and operated since 1950. Axis creates tailor-made policies to fit. LOCO members are eligible for a complimentary, no obligation review of your current insurance policy. The LOCO team will then identify if your current coverage is adequate, and make any recommendations if necessary. Please contact one of the team for more information. Call Axis insurance at 604.731.5328 or email: info@axisinsurance.ca.

For Commercial enquiries: Brian Andrews – 604 282 7891, bandrews@axisinsurance.ca
For Personal Lines enquiries: Hanaa Khan – 604 282 7826, hkhan@axisinsurance.ca

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Backyard Creative

Backyard Creative is a small graphic design shop operating on the inherent belief that high-quality design can affect positive change in our communities. Offers other LOCO members 10% discount off services.

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Becks Realty

Becks has a fierce dedication to his client’s best interests. He provides skilled and discerning real estate advice – honed from years of experience, and keen knowledge of the industry. A true commitment to excellent personal service, derived from a passion for people and a life’s career in servic and sales. www.becksrealty.ca

Benchmark Law Corporation

Benchmark Law Corporation is dedicated to helping small businesses. We understand the unique needs of small business owners and our services are tailored specifically for you. Most of our services are billed as a flat fee, meaning you know up front what your costs will be so there are no surprises when the bill arrives. www.benchmarklaw.ca

BokoEco Partners

BokoEco Partners is a nexus between corporate entities and non-for-profit organizations in creating Sustainable Communities while engaging in the process of Organic Zero Waste Management. We are helping restaurants, hotels, caters and public venues to lower their carbon footprint by taking organic waste out of the landfills. The benefits are a frontline approach to eliminating odours and the attraction of flies and rodents from the disposal of organic waste. Another aspect to our company is as a consultancy in remediation using Probiotics technology to stop odours and in the breakdown of carbons and hydrocarbons in Brownfield sites.

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Boldt Communications

A Vancouver-based marketing communications firm that specializes in helping you tell your story – in a way that reflects your values, supports your vision and helps drive your success. They provide communications in the areas of business development & marketing, public sector & not-for-profit, and strategic advocacy. They have extensive expertise in working with values-based businesses and responsible real estate development, with a focus on ensuring a critical balance between corporate and social responsibility. www.boldtcommunications.com

Bullfrog Power (affiliate member)

Canada’s 100% green energy provider, offers homes and businesses clean, renewable energy solutions. By choosing Bullfrog Power’s green energy, you can reduce your environmental impact, support the development of new renewable generation in Canada and help to create a cleaner world for today and tomorrow. www.bullfrogpower.com

C-Shore Communications

C-Shore Communications Inc. offers expert public relations and writing services to create effective communications programs for private and public sector clients. We are experts at helping you tell your story to your intended audience. One of our key specialties is helping clients communicate in plain language. We understand “old” and “new” media, and know how to use social media for our clients’ benefit. Our clients range from multi-national corporations to small businesses, from government agencies to large companies. C-Shore Communications Inc. is a full-service public relations agency, but working as a virtual organization, we offer competitive rates reflecting our lack of overhead.

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Canuck Roofing

At Canuck Roofing Ltd. we have been proudly serving the Vancouver Lower Mainland area with over 25 years’ experience in residential and commercial roofing. Our team of experts have you covered from small, residential roof repairs to complete commercial roofing projects. Our competitive pricing, combined with quality workmanship, have kept Canuck Roofing top of mind in the Vancouver roofing market. www.canuckroofing.ca

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Catalyst Community Development Society

Catalyst Community Developments Society is a non profit developer with a mission to leverage real estate assets for social change. We create vibrant, affordable, and inspiring spaces for living and working. Bringing real estate expertise and equity to community organizations, we unlock the value in their real estate for significant community good.

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Connect Family Law

We are a Vancouver-based boutique family law firm supporting our clients in all areas of family law, including separation and divorce; property and debt division; child and spousal support (including child and spousal support reviews); guardianship, parenting time and mobility; and cohabitation, marriage and separation agreements. We have extensive expertise advising clients with complex and substantial assets, including business and corporate interests, family trusts and foreign held assets.  connectfamilylaw.ca

Conscious Public Relations Inc.

Conscious PR Inc. launches Media Outreach and Social Media campaigns that shake up the norm and communicate thought-provoking stories to the public through the right media channels. LOCO members receive special pricing.

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Crowflight Consulting Services

We provide organizational development, employee development and HR consulting services under contract to small and medium public and private organizations. We also provide Executive Coaching services to assist senior leaders in their personal and professional development. Our new start-up, the Just in Time Human Resources Services for Non-Profits will allow non-profits to directly contact an HR specialist who will assist them in the resolution of their issue. This is done through an annual subscription that gives access through a 1-800 number and email tour services.

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D&H Group LLP, Chartered Accountants

D&H Group LLP, Chartered Accountants was founded in Vancouver. Our team of 80 people has a 60 year history of helping people achieve their goals. We offer a full range of professional accounting services including accounting, audit and assurance, personal and corporate tax advisory, business valuation and family business advisory. www.dhgroup.ca

Dehoney Financial Group

Dehoney Financial Group works to meet the health care and financial needs of small businesses and their employees. www.dehoney.com
Contact Erin Gunn for information on LOCO Member health benefit plan or LOCO Sole Proprietor option egunn@dehoney.com 604-684-2300 Ext. 4034.

Dress for Success

Dress for Success Vancouver is a registered Canadian Charity that helps empower women into the workforce by providing a professional attire, career development tools and a network of support, we acknowledge that every woman, regardless of background, deserves the opportunity to grow, develop and succeed in work and in life. www.dressforsuccess.org

Eclipse Awards

Eclipse brings fresh ideas, reliable service, high quality standards and sustainability to the recognition market. Get to know Eclipse Awards (member profile).

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EcoZero

EcoZero (an EarthWorks Recycling Company) is an environmental recovery service specialist involved in the collection of used cooking oil, offering waste oil recycling and renewable energy solutions. EcoZero collects and refines used cooking oils from restaurants, shopping centres, community centres, food manufacturing facilities and other food service organizations.

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Embarkation Law

Embarkation is a progressive legal firm that specializes in Canadian immigration law. Our team has over 40 years’ experience helping individuals visit, work, immigrate to and claim refugee status in Canada. We offer legal services in English, Arabic, French and Mandarin. www.embarkation.ca

Employee Share Ownership Plan (ESOP) Builders

ESOP Builders Inc. specializes in designing and implementing Employee Share Ownership and Stock Option Plans (ESOPs) for small and medium sized private businesses. We are one of the only independent Canadian consulting firms that specializes in providing comprehensive ESOP services including strategy, design and implementation planning, employee communication and workshops, business valuation, tax planning, financing, exit planning and open book management. www.esopbuilders.com

Erika Rathje Design: Web & Print

I design and develop websites, especially for non-profits and progressive & small businesses. I also offer print design and other design-related services. I help other people advocate for the environment, health, local food, and community through their public communications. I help make their messages accessible, visual and effective. I also want to support local businesses that make social or environmental considerations part of their business model.

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Fairware

A fresh approach to promotional products. Make a statement and reflect your commitment to social and environmental responsibility by sourcing promotional products that are good for your business and better for the planet. 10% discount for LOCO members on orders $2500+. Get to know Fairware (member profile).

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Fashion Capsule

Fashion Capsule is the authority on independent BC fashion. We help local and eco designers develop their sales and communications outreach; provide retailers with stylish and earth friendly options; and let shoppers discover, shop and support local design. In business for over 10 years, we are Dress Local advocates and eco fashion aficionados. www.fashioncapsule.ca

FASTSIGNS® Vancouver

Let the marketing strategists, graphic experts and problem solvers at FASTSIGNS® of Vancouver, BC solve your visual communications challenges and tell your brand story; we’re so much more than just a sign company. www.fastsigns.com

First Canadian Barter Exchange

First Canadian Barter Exchange helps local businesses thrive by allowing them to trade the goods and services they have for those they need, using a currency called barter dollars. With over 600 local members to trade with, and affiliates across North America, we can help you grow your business – and keep more cash in your pocket. You can trade for just about anything, including accounting, web design, advertising, staff incentives, holiday accommodations, renovations and much more.

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Fluid Creative

Fluid creative is a Vancouver-based creative agency focused on developing innovative and effective branding solutions has been building natural brands for over a decade. With category leaders including Seventh Generation, Almond Fresh, and Kettle Brand Chips, Fluid works with clients in a collaborative way to deliver growth to their business and bring their brands to life. www.fluidcreative.ca

Food.ee

Food.ee is an easy way to order great meals for groups in offices. We favour local ingredients, biodegradable packaging and our drivers are always on time. The premise is simple; tell us how many people you need to feed, when, what type of food you’d like, and your price point. We take care of the rest.

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Forge & Spark Media

Forge & Spark Media is a creative content agency that helps small businesses in Vancouver to tell their brand stories online. We help you to effectively and efficiently create and share content that truly connects with your customers online–in order to establish your brand and grow your business. When you work with Forge & Spark Media, you not only receive a clear plan outlining the right online content and platform for your brand, but you also get the ongoing professional support you need to execute that plan–and to see results.  www.forgeandspark.ca

Formever

Formever builds custom ERP (enterprise resource planning) systems for mid-sized companies ($1mm to $50mm annual revenue).  Businesses can get the system they need, quickly and simply, and more affordably.  Don’t suffer from bad software, because now you have a realistic option.  LOCO members receive a 10% discount.

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Future Strategies

A boutique consulting firm specializing in sustainability thought leadership. We pride ourselves on our unique and fun engagement tactics drawn from theories such as community based social marketing and copious facilitation methods not to mention over ten years of experience engaging a wide variety of audiences. www.futurestrategies.ca

Futurpreneur BC

Futurpreneur Canada is a national non-profit organization dedicated to growing our nation’s economy one young entrepreneur at a time. We look at character, not collateral, when providing youth aged 18-39 with pre-launch coaching, business resources, start-up financing and mentoring to help them launch and sustain successful businesses.

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Goodbye Clutter

Professional Organizing & Clutter Consulting for your home, office or life! For times of transition or when you just have too much stuff! We help you get organized when you are renovating, moving, selling your home, retiring, downsizing… we work with estates, homes, companies and home offices. Think spring cleaning, reduced stress, and systems! We can assess your space, assist you with your organizational and storage challenges, provide hands-on support with sifting through your life possessions to unearth the treasures and create a home you want to come home to. In other words: We make room for what matters! www.goodbyeclutter.ca

Greenchain Consulting

Business consultant making sustainable practices, in the food supply chain, financially sustainable. Helping food businesses become more profitable and greener. www.greenchainconsulting.ca

Hangar 18 Creative Group

Hangar 18 is an award-winning creative shop specializing in graphic design, advertising and interactive communications. Born and bred in Vancouver, our 8-person office is located on Boundary Road on the edge of Vancouver and Burnaby. Hangar 18’s areas of expertise include branding, graphic design, creative for advertising, direct mail and promotions, website/interactive design and programming and content management systems.

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Hastings Crossing Business Improvement Area

Hastings Crossing BIA serves the needs of 500 businesses and property owners in central Vancouver, while working on the revitalization of this important part of Vancouver’s history. www.hxbia.com

HiVE Vancouver

The HiVE Vancouver is a dynamic shared workspace for organizations and individuals working in the sustainability and creativity sectors. Shared amenities include business equipment, telecommunications, receptionist, meeting spaces, event spaces, kitchen and lounge.

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Humanising Data

humanising DATA transforms data through dialogue to decisions. We enable socially conscious organizations to be healthy + happy + whole so that people, community and the planet can be healthy + happy + whole. We specialize in translating raw data into actionable insights by combining analysis, design and communication. www.humanisingdata.com

I.T. Ideas

For more than seventeen years, I.T. Ideas Inc. has provided a  broad range of information technology (IT) services primarily to government, educational, non-profit, and charity organizations throughout the Vancouver area. www.itideas.com

Integral Group - Kelowna

Integral Group is an interactive global network of design professionals collaborating under a single deep green engineering umbrella. We provide a full range of building system design and energy analysis services, with a staff widely regarded as innovative leaders in their fields.

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Integral Group - Vancouver

Integral Group is an interactive global network of design professionals collaborating under a single deep green engineering umbrella. We provide a full range of building system design and energy analysis services, with a staff widely regarded as innovative leaders in their fields.

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Integral Group - Victoria

Integral Group is an interactive global network of design professionals collaborating under a single deep green engineering umbrella. We provide a full range of building system design and energy analysis services, with a staff widely regarded as innovative leaders in their fields.

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Junxion Strategy

Junxion Strategy is an international consultancy that works to catalyse progress on social and environmental sustainability. We build TrustBrands™, fuel social movements, create sustainability strategies and ignite the trusted brands and organizations that embody positive leadership.

Junxion Strategy is an international consultancy that works to catalyse progress on social and environmental sustainability. We build TrustBrands™, fuel social movements, create sustainability strategies and ignite the trusted brands and organisations that embody positive leadership. – See more at: http://www.junxionstrategy.com/#sthash.V4cSs5Kd.dpuf
Junxion Strategy is an international consultancy that works to catalyse progress on social and environmental sustainability. We build TrustBrands™, fuel social movements, create sustainability strategies and ignite the trusted brands and organisations that embody positive leadership. – See more at: http://www.junxionstrategy.com/#sthash.V4cSs5Kd.dpuf
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Katja Macura Consulting Inc.

As a Digital Strategist Katja focuses on ensuring projects create strategic value for my clients by developing innovative, audience centered solutions to meet their unique objectives. She thrives on bringing creative ideas, business thinking and technology together to create unique business and marketing solutions. www.linkedin.com/in/katjamacura

Kent Employment Law

Kent Employment Law is a Vancouver-based employment law firm supporting employers and employees throughout BC on all employment-related legal matters, including workplace contracts and policies, wrongful dismissal, and human rights matters. We are a dynamic group of committed, proactive legal advocates motivated by a desire to “do good”, which shows in how we practice law, how we treat our clients, and how we engage with our community and the environment. In 2015, we proudly became the first B Corp certified law firm in Canada, after meeting rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency.

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Liddleworks Indie Media

We do social media, build websites, and offer wind-powered website hosting for small to mid-sized organizations. We love working with not-for-profits, green and social companies. www.liddleworks.com

Light Trail Consulting

Light Trail Consulting is a catalyst for business transformation; driving a shift toward a future of positive social and environmental change. We help purpose driven organizations develop sustainable revenue growth to benefit all stakeholders and are a certified BCorp.

Lisa Princic - Entrepreneur Coach

Entrepreneur coaching & life coach. 10% discount for LOCO members.

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Locopass

Locopass, Inc. is a Canadian proximity marketing solutions company based in Vancouver, Canada. Its core mandate is to democratize emerging technologies, by removing the inherent barriers to entry, and simplifying the processes of activation.

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Lucid Payments

Lucid Payments is an Authorized Direct Agent of Pivotal Payments. 100% Canadian owned and operated, whether you own a restaurant, a store, or a consulting business, we can help you process payments quickly and safely. Credit card processing, debit card processing, and gift card processing made secure and simple. Lucid Payments is the answer.

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Macinhome Consulting Inc.

Macinhome Consulting Inc. is a full-service Mac IT consulting company providing quality Apple-certified onsite support with unrivaled rapid response times and post-visit assistance. Every Macinhome mobile consultant holds at least Apple Certified Support Professional (ACSP) certification, and we are members of the Apple Consultants Network. While we focus on all things Apple, old and new, we do provide support for other operating systems (yes, we have Windows-certified consultants) and third-party hardware to provide you complete solutions and support. We proudly seek environmentally-friendly alternatives. For instance, we employ a web-based customer tracking and invoicing system that allows us to manage everything from mobile technician scheduling to accounts payable, without ever having to print a single page. And our official company vehicle, the MacMobile, is the 2008 Honda Fit, chosen for its industry-leading fuel economy.

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Mills Office Productivity

Part of the Basics national network of independent 100% Canadian owned and operated dealers. All dealerships are locally owned, yet have national buying power, giving customers an unlimited selection of products, with staff that have expert knowledge. We carry a wide selection of Environmentally Preferred Products (EPP). Mills provides an excellent discount (an average of 56% off) to LOCO members on the greenest office products most often needed by LOCO members; other products are discounted at 20%. See Mills member profile for discount details.

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Modo Cooperative (a.k.a. The Car Co-op)

Modo is a true Vancouver original. We’re a member-owned, local co-operative business, founded in the West End as the only carshare of its kind in 1997. Modo now serves more than 15,000 members across the Lower Mainland and Victoria. With a growing fleet of 450 diverse vehicle makes and models, Modo provides all the benefits of car ownership, without any of the hassles. At $8/hour, including gas, insurance, maintenance, toll bridges, privileged parking and more – why own a car when you can share 400? Check out MODO offers to LOCO members (individual and business offers available).

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MP Maintenance

MP Maintenance is an exterior property cleaning social enterprise specializing in streetscape maintenance for your commercial and residential property. We can help you make your property sparkle! Services include pressure washing, graffiti removal, window and awning cleaning, site cleanup, landscaping and more. We offer a 10% discount to LOCO members. www.mpmaintenance.ca

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Naturehood

Naturehood offers nature-inspired, practical and tailored services to green your work. Lea Elliott, Principal at Naturehood, can help you and your team implement greener practices through customized consulting, workshops or talks. www.naturehood.ca

New Leaf Enterprises

New Leaf Enterprises are Vancouver’s conscious business architects who utilize values-based practices and balanced ‘outside the box’ solutions to achieve transformative results. Providing strategic, capacity development, operational and financial-related consulting services.

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Niiu Digital Inc.

Niiu is a digital consulting firm. We have deep roots in product and user experience design and thrive on working with clients to articulate and solve problems and bring big ideas to life. Our practice includes: user research, data analytics, design concepting, user interface design, customer experience mapping, interaction design, and usability testing. We can provide clarity and leadership to a variety of projects: portals, mobile apps and multi-channel experiences.

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Novex Delivery Solutions

Novex Delivery Solutions is a B.C. owned and operated company, which has been servicing the Lower Mainland’s same-day delivery needs for over 30 years. We are now one of the largest local same-day couriers in the Lower Mainland. We are comprised of an experienced team of drivers, customer service representatives and dispatchers with over 100 delivery vehicles making over 2000 deliveries per day.

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Nucleus Networks Inc.

Nucleus is a Managed IT Services provider that delivers all-inclusive support or customizable a la carte IT services. Nucleus manages all things IT related, which allows our clients to focus on their core business. We are a team of dedicated, local resources that has over a decade of experience delivering industry-leading IT services to a variety of clients across all industries. With offices located in Victoria, Vancouver, and Toronto, Nucleus can provide IT Services to clients across Canada.

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Out-Smarts Marketing

Out-Smarts Marketing is a digital media marketing agency. Based in Vancouver, we work with really cool companies and successful entrepreneurs across Canada to build, manage and maintain their online presence. Our services include marketing strategy,  well designed websites, social media that builds community, targeted SEM (search engine marketing) and captivating email.

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Pallas Leadership

Pallas Leadership provides consulting and facilitation services in organization development, partnering with leaders to co-create powerful and positive change. Change that will require you and your organization to evolve as leaders, as people, as a community. www.pallasleadership.com

Paperclip Law Corporation

Paperclip Law Corporation is not your typical law firm, and doesn’t want to be. With offices in North Vancouver and Gastown, it is a boutique for personal and business legal solutions. We deliver refreshingly approachable and friendly advice, when you need it so you can make the best decisions for you, your family and your business.

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Pique Ventures / Pique Fund

Pique Ventures is a consulting and management company, helping investors and CEOs make critical investment decisions, especially where there is a lot of uncertainty and risk.Pique Ventures manages Pique Fund, a BC-based angel fund, where people make an impact with their investment dollars in the company of like-minded people. Pique Fund primarily invests in early-stage, revenue-generating, women-led companies, under the themes of Leadership Diversity, Social Technology, and Creative Economy.

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Plannow Technologies Inc

Plannow Technologies Inc (www.plannowtech.com) is a software product development and consulting company.We offer two key products: a state-of-the-art Assignment Management and Plagiarism Detection System, specifically developed to cater to the needs of schools and universities; and an advertising and sales platform where businesses can feature and sell their products. Vancouverhometowndeals.com was built specifically to enable local Vancouver businesses to advertise and sell their products and services in an affordable and sustainable fashion.

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Potluck Catering

Featuring fresh and beautifully presented food, Potluck Catering is the perfect choice for those seeking great food and community impact. The mission of Potluck Café Society is to transform lives by creating jobs and providing healthy food for people living in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside (DTES). As a non-profit social enterprise and registered charity, Potluck Café Society operates Potluck Café & Catering to create jobs for neighborhood residents with barriers to traditional employment and earn revenue to support its community programs. www.potluckcatering.com

Project House Business Solutions Inc.

Project House Business Solutions is a a Vancouver-based consulting and outsourcing company.  Our talented team partners with businesses of all sizes to tackle projects outside of their expertise or capacity, freeing them up to focus on their core business, and saving them time and money.  We are committed to doing great work, to seeing others succeed, and to sharing our excitement throughout our personal and professional lives. We believe that, in all things, we should aim to leave something better than we found it.

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Pure Souls Media

Pure Souls Media creates feel-good imagery for do-good companies through photography, video and design. With an authentic approach and a transparent process, we help you inspire conscious choices in your clients so the world can be a better place for generations to come.

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RADIUS at SFU Beedie School of Business

RADIUS™ is a social innovation lab and venture incubator housed at the Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University. We are passionate about finding innovative solutions to pressing social problems, nurturing young leaders capable of tackling an increasingly complex set of local and global challenges, and rethinking the potential for business and business education to be a powerful contributor to a better world. www.radiussfu.com

Realize Strategies

Realize Strategies provides management consulting services and executive recruitment. They help mission-based, values-driven organizations achieve long-term social impact and sustainability. Realize can also help with executive search and provide consulting services in order to develop your leadership team. Realize can assist with interim leaderships as well as executive searches.

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Recollective

Recollective is a values-based green building consulting firm focused on integrated design facilitation, LEED, Living Building Challenge and advanced building simulations. Recollective also provides strategic consulting services to municipalities in areas such as sustainable land-use strategies, green building guidelines and policies. Through volunteer engagement on numerous local, national and transnational green building committees and boards of directors, Recollective is committed to help strengthen and grow the green building movement. www.recollective.ca

Recycling Alternative

Recycling, shredding and composting collection; waste reduction and zero waste services. Join the recycling revolution! 10% discount for LOCO members.

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Redstamp Agency

We’re full-service. And we don’t just say that: we back it up, from brand conceptualization and design all the way to SEO and print campaigns. Our services are top-shelf, our work is top-quality, and our people are top-notch. We’re based out of Vancouver, helping us get that perfect blend of Canadian nice and urban know-how that’ll serve your business and build your brand. You tell us what you want, and we’ll nail it. Rest your weary head: we’ve got it.

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Renewal Partners

Renewal Partners invests in those pioneering products and services needed for sustainability. They aim for long-term investments in young entrepreneurial companies. www.renewalpartners.com

Roundhouse Radio

Roundhouse 98.3 is a Vancouver radio station with a community focus. With hyperlocal content and an urban presence, we connect, entertain and engage our audience on air, online and on the street. Local content, engaging storytelling and intelligent discussion are the core of the station. We want to make a difference for everyone who lives, works and plays in the City of Vancouver.  www.roundhouseradio.com

Royal Printers

Here at Royal, we aim to change the landscape of printing. We have a new way for your company to “go green”. We’ve finely tuned every part of our organization in order to bring the most sustainable product to our clients on time and on budget. Through the use of our unique selection of Agripapers and our designation as BC’s first Clean Power Printshop, we’ve made printing a “green” option for all of our clients. www.royalprinters.com

RTOWN

RTOWN is an integrated digital marketing solutions company passionate about helping small business succeed. They offer a full suite of affordable digital marketing products and services for local businesses.

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Ruth MacNeill

Ruth MacNeill provides coaching, group facilitation and customised leadership development programmes to enable leaders to transform themselves, their organisations, and their communities.

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Sage Editing & Research Services

Sage Editing &  Research  Services  brings 20 years of research experience, five years of editing  diverse genres of writing, a cheerfully respectful attitude, and a passion for ensuring your editing, writing, or information gathering project is completed on time and within your budget. 10% discount for LOCO members. Principle Consultant of Sage, Susan Chambers is also the author of Small Business A Microentrepreneur’s Guide to Social Responsibility.  www.sageediting.com

Samson Consulting

Samson Consulting is a small business, not-for-profit and social enterprise consulting company specializing in business planning and operations. I work hands-on to help you write your business plan, evaluate the current health of your business, and set up efficient operations including policies and procedures, operational processes, and monthly reporting. www.samsonconsulting.ca

Saul Good Gift Co.

Unique customized gourmet and organic corporate gift solutions using the highest quality local, artisanal products. 10% discount for LOCO Members.

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Sharp Six

Sharp Six provides professional capacity building services to community driven organizations. They bring passion, intelligence and experience in law, business and non profits to your projects to ensure they are completed efficiently, effectively and ethically. Their specialized services include grant management, project coordination, proposal development and policy and governance audits. They also administer a micro lending program called Sharp Solutions, for businesses and non profits making good change in the world.

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Shift Delivery

Shift is replacing conventional delivery trucks in downtown Vancouver using sustainable, heavy-duty cargo trikes. Our trikes can haul a substantial capacity – up to 500lbs! We can deliver a diverse range of products including office supplies, produce, clothing, electronic recycling, catering, small furniture, coffee, and much more. We also offer eye-catching, high-impact advertising space on our unique and attractive delivery trikes. Our friendly and professional trikers will go out of their way to satisfy you and your customers. trikes!

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Singing Lands

Singing Lands is a 240-acre wilderness retreat, ranch and residence NW of Kamloops. We host vacationing guests, workshops of all varieties, and artist residencies. We do not have commercial livestock on the land, but we harvest the native grasses for feed, wildcraft, grow food and keep 7 horses along with the myriad wild inhabitants. We are powered by the sun and sip spring-fed water… the views are glorious and the juju is good! We hope you’ll come and visit us soon.

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Smiths IP

SMITHS IP is a boutique intellectual property firm with an excellent track record in litigation, IP strategy development and implementation and prosecution of patent and trademark applications. Knowing our clients’ businesses and establishing direct personal relationships with our clients is a cornerstone of our client service philosophy.

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Social Nature

SocialNature is a social product sampling community. With SocialNature, people can try products for free in exchange for writing a product review on social media. Our platform helps brands get their products into the hands of the right consumers and leverages the power of social media to reach 500 people with 1 product sample. LOCO members receive special pricing on their campaigns. www.socialnature.com

Starworks Packaging & Assembly

Starworks is a Canadian owned social enterprise. Starworks specializes in contract packaging, fulfillment, kitting and manual assembly in Vancouver, BC. They take pride  in exceeding clients’ expectations at competitive rates. Their assembly and packaging services offer small and medium businesses in the Lower Mainland the opportunity to outsource their manual labour while maintaining to the highest of quality standards. Starworks allows companies to focus their attention on core processes, leaving the routine tasks to them, by outsourcing jobs that would prove to be otherwise expensive to perform ‘in house’. 

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Steadyhand Investment Funds

Steadyhand is a Canadian investment company with an experienced management team, unique investment philosophy and low fees. We work with individual investors of all types and sizes. We help our clients build customized portfolios using our own equity and fixed income funds. Vancouver is ‘world headquarters’ -> www.steadyhand.com

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Suite Genius Kitsilano

Suite Genius is your neighbourhood shared workspace for entrepreneurs and freelancers looking for increased productivity, collaboration and professional networking opportunities. There are locations in Kitsilano and Mount Pleasant, providing all the amenities for a productive workday, including meeting rooms, a kitchen, lounge, printer and high speed wireless internet – all of which allow members to get work done in a social, supportive and collaborative environment.

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Suite Genius Mt. Pleasant

Suite Genius is your neighbourhood shared workspace for entrepreneurs and freelancers looking for increased productivity, collaboration and professional networking opportunities. There are locations in Kitsilano and Mount Pleasant, providing all the amenities for a productive workday, including meeting rooms, a kitchen, lounge, printer and high speed wireless internet – all of which allow members to get work done in a social, supportive and collaborative environment.

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Susan Washington: Your Success Coach

Master how you deal with life’s challenges and take charge of who you are. Effective self direction and self management is yours with a Master Success Coaching program. It doesn’t take 3 years to change but you need to be willing to look at things honestly and follow through. With a coach, you can’t fail.

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Talk Science to Me Inc.

Helping people who love science tell their stories. Writer, editor, connector, mastermind. www.linkedin.com/in/talkscience

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Tallulah Photography

Tallulah is a photojournalist who documents the lives of people and cultures throughout the world. Her photojournalism has been showcased in ELLE Canada, Trek, Corporate Knights and The Globe and Mail, among other publications. She has also held solo exhibitions in Beijing and Canada. Tallulah has provided photography to non-profits and international NGOs, who utilize her pictures to add impact and emotion to their message and mandate.

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The Cleaning Solution

The Cleaning Solution is a Vancouver-based, socially progressive contract cleaning company that provides high quality, professional services. Since 2004 we’ve been building our business and reputation by exceeding our customer’s expectations. We provide quality service, competitive pricing, eco-friendly cleaning with professional and personal integrity. Our customized service contracts mean there’s a “cleaning solution” that’s perfect for your medium sized business or institution, no matter what your needs or budget. www.cleaningsolution.ca

The Conscious CEO Experience

The world’s first integrated and holistic business training and consulting company created for today’s ever-evolving Conscious Business Leader. theconsciousceoexperience.com

The Good Kind

We are a digital agency that creates beautiful and functional experiences for ethically driven brands. Let’s do good work together!

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The Tyee

An independent daily online magazine reaching every corner of BC and beyond. Since 2003 The Tyee has been swimming upstream against the current of big corporate media ownership. They are dedicated to publishing lively, informative news and views, not dumbed down fluff. The Tyee extends a 25% discount to LOCO members. See http://thetyee.ca/About/Advertise/

Tradeworks

As a social enterprise, Tradeworks provides employment training in carpentry for women and youth with multiple barriers to employment. As a retailer, Tradeworks sells high quality engraved wood products perfect for personal and corporate gifting. We also custom design and build a wide range of products for garden and backyard. All items are made by staff, graduates and students of the programs that help women and youth with barriers to employment learn a trade and find meaningful work. Tradewoks uses sustainable wood such as reclaimed wood, BC Pine Beetle and FSC certified wood. http://tradeworks.myshopify.com/

Tutkoo Inc.

mintyfusion is the easiest way to order for pickup — available in Vancouver. Choose items you would like to pick up and they will be ready when you arrive. www.mintyfusion.com

Umbrella Property Services

Umbrella Property Services employ a dynamic team of highly experienced technicians who carry out property maintenance in Vancouver. Our skilled staff have been proudly providing quality window cleaning, gutter cleaning, pressure washing, concrete sealing, and painting services for Vancouver’s Westside since 2008. We service a wide range of properties, ranging from residential villas to commercial buildings and blocks, approaching every project with supreme craftsmanship to exceed your expectations. upservices.ca

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Unicycle Creative

Unicycle can help with strategy, visioning, and brainstorming sessions that set you on your own course to sustainability.

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V.M. Denike Inc. Chartered Accountant

V. M. Denike Inc. is a Chartered Accounting firm specializing in Canadian income tax services. Focus areas of practice are mining taxation, tax provision preparation, estate planning and corporate tax planning. We focus on treating each client with care and attention. Services include Canadian Income Tax Provisions & Consolidation, Canadian T2 Corporation Income Tax Returns, Canadian Mining Tax, and Canadian Tax Estate Services. www.vmdenike.com

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Vancity (many locations)

Branches conveniently located everywhere. Find a branch closest to you. LOCO Members contact Maureen Cureton at 604-709-6934.

Vancouver's Best Places

Vancouver’s Best Places is an online resource for people wanting to find (and learn about) the best places and things to do in Metro Vancouver. For the Lower Mainland’s top local attractions, restaurants and event organizers, it’s a tool for promoting themselves to the world. For locals and tourists alike, vancouversbestplaces.com is the place to find top activities and local venues to visit. Vancouver is an amazing place and Vancouver’s Best Places helps spread the word! Vancouver’s Best Places is a project of PR Loyalty Solutions, a consulting service specializing in customer loyalty and non-profit business planning. vancouversbestplaces.com and prloyaltymarketing.com

Wakefield Productions

We craft videos for visionary organizations that win people’s hearts, using emotive storytelling and technical artistry to move audiences. wakefieldproductions.com

Workbrite

Lead with intention, courage, and presence. I am a certified professional coach through Integral Coaching Canada, a learning and development specialist through the University of Toronto. Workbrite provides leadership coaching and leadership development consulting to leaders who need direct guidance or want to elevate people to a culture of shared and supported success.

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Y5 Creative Studio

We are a Vancouver based branding and marketing team with many years of experience in the marketing and development of creative communications. Our integrated marketing solutions allow us to reinvent, reposition and renew businesses and brands by helping them shift from where they are to where they want to be. www.y5creative.com