Category: Rural CED

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…

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….

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…

Originally published in The Toronto Star, April 5, 2021 Events of the past year have laid bare inequities faced by our country’s citizens. Women who are filling critical roles to…

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…

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…

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 Province of Manitoba is developing a new non-profit strategy. The stated intention behind the strategy is to build capacity and promote sustainability in the non-profit sector, in order to…

A CCEDNet Analysis of Manitoba’s New Building Sustainable Communities Program As I’ve been cycling and walking through inner city Winnipeg communities this spring, I’ve been thinking deeply about the role…