Category: CED Around the World

Note: this piece was originally published on Shareable. We stand at a historic moment—a crossroads in the history of humanity and Mother Earth. Rarely has there been a convergence of…

Congratulations to Yvon Poirier, CCEDNet Board member and longtime CED activist, who has been instrumental in supporting this work at the UN, including most recently last December. Yvon’s work led…

The community economic development (CED) principles of solidarity, cooperativism, and mutual aid have been practiced by many Black communities around the world for thousands of years. And so Black History…

Interviews with Nancy Neamtan and Michael Lewis Interviews conducted by Yvon Poirier, the Canadian CED Network’s representative to RIPESS. The Chantier de l’économie sociale and the Canadian CED Network (CCEDNet)…

The need for socially just and environmentally sustainable communities are now at the forefront of social movements the world over due to the ongoing climate crisis.  To support critical systemic…

The Canadian Community Economic Development Network is excited to announce our third invitation for organizational members to apply to employ youth through the CreateAction: Inclusive Social Innovation work experience program….

The Canadian Community Economic Development Network is excited to invite organizational members to apply to host a work experience youth through the CreateAction: Inclusive Social Innovation program. Not already a…

During the week of February 8-12, CCEDNet had the great pleasure of visiting – virtually of course – nine examples of innovative community leadership across Canada.  These visits were part…

For more than 20 years, Mitacs has worked with over 100 universities and academic institutions, thousands of companies, not-for-profits, and federal, provincial, and territorial governments to build partnerships that support…

The Canadian Community Economic Development Network is excited to invite organizational members to apply to become host organizations through the CreateAction: Inclusive Social Innovation program. Not already a member? Check…

CCEDNet member Roger Peters is an engineer and policy analyst with over 40 years experience in co-operatives, clean energy, and local economic development. He is a founding member of the…

The federal government’s role as backstop during the COVID-19 pandemic doesn’t end with the first wave of reopening—Canada needs to step up with more investments to ensure a just, equitable…