Category: Community Ownership

In Manitoba, instead of teaching CED 101, we often lead groups through a facilitated session called Ideal Communities.* Before we begin to think about CED actions, we create a collective…

Conseil de la coopération de l’Ontario (CCO) is releasing an important new contribution to the social finance ecosystem, in partnership with CCEDNet. They have surveyed the status and prospects of…

COVID -19 threatens to accelerate the retirement of business owners across rural Atlantic Canada. This is a real challenge. Co-operatives and Social Enterprise offer a solution. Recent reports from the…

Until now, there has never been an economic impact study on the innovative Nova Scotia Community Economic Development Investment Fund (CEDIF) tax credit program to assess its impact in creating…

Originally published in iPolitics, April 7, 2021. Long before the global pandemic reached Canada, the care of our most vulnerable citizens had challenged many governments, communities, and families. “Care work”…

CCEDNet’s 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place on… June 11 10am Pacific, 11am Mountain, 12pm Central, 1pm Eastern, 2pm  Atlantic, 2:30pm Newfoundland This year’s AGM repeats the success of the last six years by being…

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…

COVID-19 has seriously impacted our access and use of public spaces which are the glue to our communities. They are a big part of what makes communities safe, vibrant and…

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…

Updated February 24, 2021 The Canadian CED Network and the National Association of Friendship Centres are thrilled to announce the first cohort of CreateAction placements! If your application wasn’t accepted this…

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…