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Posted: Tue April 6 2021
By: Raissa Marks
The Overton window: A sweet spot for policies that are aligned with the government’s agenda and within the range of policies politically acceptable to the voting public at a given time.  Since last summer, efforts have ramped up to push for a national Social Innovation and Social Finance...
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Posted: Mon April 5 2021
By: Rosalind Lockyer
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 aid in the nation’s response to COVID-19 have been disproportionately and negatively impacted by the...
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No Racial Justice Without Economic Justice: Black Lives Matter

Image of pink flowers with a blue sky above with the following text: "There is no racial justice without economic: we can't breathe if we can't eat" Hannah GiorgisIn our work toward sustainable and inclusive communities directing their own futures, CCEDNet stands in solidarity with Black people and communities everywhere. We decry anti-Black racism in every pernicious form it takes; in our relationships, our communities, our organizations, and in Canada's systems and institutions. We call out to every person living in Canada to join in the life work of dismantling white supremacy in all its forms.

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