Category: Sustainable Development

Simon Fraser University’s Community Economic Development (CED) Program has prepared multiple generations of practitioners for environmentally sustainable and socially inclusive economic development at the neighborhood, municipal, and regional scales.  SFU’s…

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…

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…

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…

On September 10, 2019, Manitobans will go to the polls to elect our provincial government. The province is responsible for so many important aspects of our community’s futures – local…

After three long years, the City of Toronto has adopted a new landmark Community Benefits Framework which will create more opportunities for training and well paying careers in the trades…

The Sustainable Development Goals Unit at Employment and Social Development Canada, is pleased to share their online consultation platform to support the development of Canada’s 2030 Agenda National Strategy. Achieving…

In response to the growing demand for renewable energy, the Government of Alberta is investing $200 million in Climate Leadership Plan funds over 20 years to launch a new Community…

CCEDNet members and partners interested in hosting EconoUs2020 are invited to submit an expression of interest CCEDNet’s national conference is a vital part of a dynamic pan-Canadian movement for inclusive…

So a friend just shared an article with me about something called Localism. It’s something I’ve been thinking a lot about these days. It’s a huge part of an organization I’ve mentioned before that…