Category: Finance

On November 2 & 3, Ryan Turnbull, Member of Parliament for Whitby, hosted the Sustainable Finance Forum on Parliament Hill, highlighting the opportunities and challenges to scale up social innovation…

On November 2 & 3, Ryan Turnbull, Member of Parliament for Whitby, hosted the Sustainable Finance Forum on Parliament Hill, highlighting the opportunities and challenges to scale up social innovation…

Good Jobs + Good Business = Better Community On March 23, 2017 the Victoria City Council adopted the “Good Jobs + Good Business = Better Community” Action Plan developed by the…

News release July 18, 2022  Toronto, Ontario              Employment and Social Development Canada Social purpose organizations (SPOs), such as social enterprises, non-profits, charities and co‑operatives, are…

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…

As Canadians continue to adapt to the realities of COVID-19, local governments and community partners across the country are adapting their spaces and services to keep residents safe and healthy,…

The recent federal budget renewed the Investment Readiness Program (IRP) for a second 2-year, $50 million term.  How can we ensure that this second phase of the IRP is effective…

Originally published in iPolitics, May 7, 2021. Long before COVID-19, Canadians struggled to access affordable housing. Now, isolation, unemployment, and mental illness — side effects of the devastating virus —…

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…

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…

TELUS has announced the launch of its new TELUS Pollinator Fund for Good, a $100 million social impact investment fund created to power responsible and sustainable startup businesses. The fund will…