Category: Local Economy

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Recommendations for more inclusive, sustainable, and prosperous communities in Manitoba were shared with the Government of Manitoba recently through CCEDNet Manitoba on behalf of the Network’s over 80 member organizations…

How do you define the value you get through the purchasing choices you make? We usually think of price, quality, convenience, and perhaps a brand we want to identify with….

On September 29th, the We Want to Work coalition sent two questions to all candidates for mayor and council in the City of Winnipeg ahead of October 26th’s municipal election:…

This Thursday, July 21, the We Want to Work coalition including CCEDNet members and social enterprises in Winnipeg are celebrating long-awaited public policy success! After many months of deliberation, conversation,…

Les défis majeurs auxquels nous avons été confrontés en 2021, que ce soit l’aggravation de la pandémie, la crise climatique ou encore la découverte de tombes anonymes près des anciens…

New deadline: June 9! The launch of CCEDNet’s new website is just around the corner, and we couldn’t be more excited! The site will go live in May, and then…

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…

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…

As we approach our 2021 Annual General Meeting, we are looking back on 2020.  How do we tell the story of such a year? How do we honour the pain…

Starting any business is challenging, and co-ops are no different. As veteran co-op developer Russ Christianson observes: “Like any good business, a co-op requires an excellent business plan, sufficient start-up…

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…