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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EMBERS’ 11th Annual Charity Golf Tournament Brings Out The ProsJun 10, 2019

This year, attendees can expect to swing alongside some pros. Joining us on the field is Amanda Robertson, with many top-5 finishes and several top-10 finishes in her professional career. Attendees can also expect to look for Jesse Pettersen on a Par 5 hole.

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EMBERS Employee of the Month Reflects on Lifestyle ChangesMay 22, 2019

It’s Bruce’s resilience, punctuality and accountability with both the team at EMBERS and his employers that has made him this May's Employee of the Month. Read Bruce's story here!

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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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