Lighting the Way for People and Community


EMBERS, the Eastside Movement for Business and Economic Renewal Society, is a social enterprise and 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. Learn More





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Worker Finds Satisfaction in Temp WorkApr 27, 2018

After moving to Vancouver and working in manufacturing, Gary found his way to EMBERS and has found joy in the flexibility that temp work offers.

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EMBERS Eastside Works Opening Celebration RecapApr 20, 2018

We've launched EMBERS Eastside Works, an income generation hub in the heart of the Downtown Eastside. Check out some highlights from our grand opening!

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You’re Invited to the Official Opening of EMBERS Eastside Works!Apr 17, 2018

Join us on Thursday, April 19 for a community celebration marking the official opening of EMBERS Eastside Works.

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