Category: Social Innovation

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…

News release July 18, 2022  Toronto, Ontario              Employment and Social Development Canada Social purpose organizations (SPOs), such as social enterprises, non-profits, charities and co‑operatives, are…

The Stronger Together Award celebrates individual and organizational members who have made exceptional contributions to Community Economic Development and/or who have provided outstanding leadership to CCEDNet in achieving our vision…

A new cohort of MPs is headed to Ottawa on November 22nd.  We want to make sure they take action for community economies!  Supporting community economies is Canada’s best path…

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 Stronger Together Award celebrates individual and organizational members who have made exceptional contributions to Community Economic Development and/or who have provided outstanding leadership to CCEDNet in achieving our vision…

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…

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…

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…

Yesterday’s federal budget contained two financial commitments for advancing the federal Social Innovation and Social Finance Strategy, which provide a foundation for moving forward on this file. The government committed…

Originally published in CBC National, April 13, 2021. The Global Risks Report, released by the World Economic Forum earlier this year, cites the top challenges facing us today – a…