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Sarah Leeson-Klym's picture
Posted: Thu April 28 2022
By: Sarah Leeson-Klym
In Manitoba, instead of teaching CED 101, we often lead groups through a facilitated session called Ideal Communities.* Before we begin to think about CED actions, we create a collective imaginary community that really lives up to our vision and values. In countless sessions, the same themes emerge...
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Posted: Mon May 10 2021
By: Andy Broderick
Originally published in iPolitics, May 7, 2021. Long before COVID-19, Canadians struggled to access affordable housing. Now, isolation, unemployment, and mental illness — side effects of the devastating virus — are causing our most vulnerable citizens to become even more vulnerable. ...
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No Racial Justice Without Economic Justice: Black Lives Matter

In 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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