Category: Racialized Communities

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…

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…

In May of this year, a white supremacist attacked a grocery store in Buffalo, New York, murdering 13 people, 11 of whom were Black. This massacre is yet another fatal…

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…

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 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…

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…

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…

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…

Ten days ago, Juan Tellez was charged with sedition, terrorism and crimes against public health in Bolivia.   I first met Juan 20 years ago in the early days of…