Category: Racialized Communities

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…

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…

We, the undersigned, are a collaborative partnership of network leaders in social innovation, social finance, the social economy, and community economic development across Canada. We provide this joint statement to deepen…

Victor Beausoleil is the Executive Director of Social Economy through Social Inclusion (SETSI) and a CCEDNet Board member.  Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Canadians have been fascinated by reports…

It seems we are traversing a historical narrows. We have moved from a known pool of experience into a strait of great discomfort and reckoning. No matter where you are…

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…

Black People and Social Finance: Money Pools Counteract Racial Capitalism of Minorities in the West builds on the seminal edited work by Ardener and Burman Money Go Rounds (1996) in…

How do you create inclusive communities through innovation? That question brought together more than 400 leaders from across Canada’s social innovation landscape for EconoUs2019 in September.  Guided by Indigenous advisors,…

As a researcher and advocate of social finance, I welcomed the news that the Canadian federal government invested $800 million last year towards social innovation and social finance (known as #sisf on…