Category: Rural CED

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…

The Province of Manitoba, Department of Municipal Relations has announced a new intake for community development funding applications, specifically the Community Places Program, Hometown Manitoba, Neighbourhoods Alive! and Partner 4 Growth….

The Manitoba Cooperative Association (MCA) is now currently available to offer small co-op development grants, thanks to contributions from co-ops across the province. All funding is provided for cooperative activities…

Strategists are following the money to schools, corporate cafeterias, and hospitals in hopes of rebuilding local economies and bringing healthy food access—literally in through the back door. The next time…

Longtime CCEDNet member Bob Annis was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation at their recent conference in Nelson, BC.  Over the past four decades,…

Small communities can be amazing and High River, Alberta, Canada is at the top of my list right now. I’ve been with people in community there for three days. About…

With heavy hearts we received the news yesterday of the passing of one of Canada’s great champions of community economic development, Father Greg MacLeod. Working in the context of declining…

This summer, we’re sending teams of dedicated volunteers out to over 25 communities in Alberta to raise awareness about renewable energy, and to make the case that Alberta has the…

In response to the economic instability facing the Town of Churchill and surrounding region following the announcement of the closure of the Port of Churchill and associated reductions in rail…

Ontario’s Rural Economic Development (RED) program helps rural communities remove barriers to community economic development. The RED program provides cost-share funding to rural communities, Indigenous communities and organizations, and not-for-profit organizations….

SFU’s Community Economic Development program has officially launched LEAP! (Local Entrepreneurship Accelerator Program) with a new website. LEAP! is an eight week accelerator program for brand new start-up social entrepreneurs…