Blending business and social value in purchasing.
Building stronger communities, one purchase at a time.

Winnipeg's SPP - Helping Local Business & Local People

What is the Social Purchasing Portal (SPP)?

The SPP is an online directory and network highlighting businesses, co-ops and social enterprises committed to local Community Economic Development (CED) in Winnipeg. The project’s partners promote business and purchasing which benefits the community, the local economy and the environment, including hiring people who face barriers to employment.

How to you use the Portal ?

Each of the icons on the left lead to pages which can help you learn about the SPP, how to become a partner, and how to shop using the SPP Business Directory.


News and Events

Wednesday, June 17th 2015

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Friday, May 22nd 2015

Check out this article written by our past intern Shanti Aguilar-Cardenas about one of our catering partners. ...

Tuesday, March 31st 2015

March 31, 2015


The Social Purchasing Portal (SPP) is a network and directory highlighting social enterprises, cooperatives and...

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