Author: Ben Losman

Atlantic Ecosystem Building: Interview with Chelsey MacNeil For CCEDNet’s December communiqué, we spotlighted Common Good Solutions (CGS) a member organization based in Halifax. Melissa Sinfield, CCEDNet’s Regional Initiatives Manager, interviewed…

The Investment Readiness Program (IRP) is a Government of Canada grants and contributions program designed to support social purpose organizations (SPO’s) contribute to solving pressing social, cultural, and environmental challenges across Canada. CCEDNet…

On November 15th 2023, Boann CEO Derek Ballantyne and Jeff Cyr, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Raven Capital Partners, took to the stage at the Raven Outcomes Finance Summit to…

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A new co-operative federation called the Banker Ladies council is based within a Black feminist cultural tradition called a Rotating Savings and Credit Association (ROSCA).  This groundbreaking group of Black…

CCEDNet is sad to share the news that former Executive Director Rupert Downing passed away on Nov 2.  Rupert was key in the development of CCEDNet’s early years.  He was…

The Gathering was a significant day to anchor our local community and social economy to a larger movement for change.

Over 350 participants, presenters, and volunteers came together in Winnipeg to learn, laugh, and experience Community Economic Development in action.

PrairiesCan announced support for 4 projects in Manitoba’s social economy and social entrepreneurship community, including CCEDNet Manitoba.

The second annual Sustainable Finance Forum at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa is shaping up to be twice the size and even more impactful than last year’s. Be one of…

Every quarter, CCEDNet sends our members an exclusive communiqué, packed with valuable insights, updates, and opportunities from within our network and beyond. Each communiqué also shines the spotlight on one…

This post originally appeared on Buy Social Canada’s blog. Social enterprises across Canada tackle complex social challenges while operating successful businesses and reinvesting profits into community, a new report from…

This Saturday, September 30, is National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. It is an opportunity for all of us in the community economic development (CED) movement to honour the courage,…