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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Celebrating Women in TradesMar 08, 2019

Today is International Women's Day. At EMBERS, we want to acknowledge the hard work women do on our work sites. Here are three hard-workng women at EMBERS.

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Thank you for 153 boots!Feb 05, 2019

Have you heard? Our 100 Boot Challenge raised $15,355, enough to put 153 pairs of boots on our workers' feet. That's 1,530 toes that are kept safe, warm, and dry while at work.

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Meet this Year’s First Employee of the MonthJan 29, 2019

Sam is EMBERS Staffing Solutions top pick for the January Employee of the Month award. We think Sam deserves this award because she works hard, shows up, and always has a positive attitude.

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