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Posted: Wed February 17 2021
By: Raissa Marks
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 of a tour organized by CCEDNet for the Hon. Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Families, Children and Social...
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Posted: Wed November 25 2020
By: Sarah Leeson-Klym
At EconoUs2017, I hosted Dave Mowat from ATB Financial in a fireside chat about what’s needed to grow the good work of community economic development and the social economy across Canada. He raised an idea during that final plenary that has continued to ring in my mind – that in this alternative...
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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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