Lighting the Way for People and Community


EMBERS, the Eastside Movement for Business and Economic Renewal Society, is a registered community economic development charity located in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Since 2001, EMBERS has helped thousands of people facing barriers to work lead productive, fulfilling lives by offering economic and employment opportunities – including job placements, training and support.





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Marcia Wins a BIV Influential Women in Business AwardDec 05, 2016

Marcia Wins BIV Influential Women in Business Award
EMBERS' founder and CEO Marcia Nozick wins a Influential Women in Business Award from Business in Vancouver.

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November Employee of the MonthNov 30, 2016

Filip, November Employee of the Month
Each month, EMBERS Staffing Solutions recognizes one outstanding worker who is dedicated to becoming economically self-sufficient. The November 2016 Employee of the Month is Filip Skranka.

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Giving Tuesday 2016Nov 29, 2016

Giving Tuesday
Giving Tuesday is a great opportunity to give back to charities that do good work in the city. Consider donating to EMBERS' 100 Boot Challenge, and help get workers back on their feet and back to work!

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