Category: Environment

Last year, on International Youth Day (August 12), the United Nations asserted that climate change demands intergenerational solidarity: “Youth [are] on the frontline when it comes to facing the impacts…

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…

In February 2020, the Canadian CED Network issued a statement of solidarity with the Hereditary Chiefs, community members, and land defenders of Wet’suwet’en. Nineteen months later, the situation is much…

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…

February 18, 2020 – The Canadian Community Economic Development Network (CCEDNet) stands in solidarity with the Hereditary Chiefs, community members, and land defenders of Wet’suwet’en. We recognize the sovereignty of…

CCEDNet Manitoba is pleased to help shape Manitoba’s 2020-21 provincial budget through our submission. Our briefing was sent last week to Minister of Finance Scott Fielding. The submission involves eight recommendations…

In response to the growing demand for renewable energy, the Government of Alberta is investing $200 million in Climate Leadership Plan funds over 20 years to launch a new Community…

2030-agenda_vnr-env_programme_2030-banner_eng.jpg The Government of Canada is inviting Canadians from all provinces and territories to contribute to Canada’s Voluntary National Review on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.  The 2030 Agenda…

Community organizations across Alberta have an opportunity to play a prominent role in supporting the on-going transition to clean energy by developing their own renewable energy projects. Energy Efficiency Alberta…

Small communities can be amazing and High River, Alberta, Canada is at the top of my list right now. I’ve been with people in community there for three days. About…

“Climate change is a defining issue of our time, imposing high and escalating costs on society over the coming decades and centuries. It requires clear, effective, and decisive action to…