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Darcy Penner's picture
Posted: Thu June 7 2018
By: Darcy Penner
It’s my pleasure to release our newest report, Connected and Ready: The Impact of the Manitoba Social Enterprise Strategy. This report is an impact analysis of the Manitoba Social Enterprise Strategy (MSES), a 3-year partnership between the Government of Manitoba and the Canadian CED Network -...
Yvon Poirier's picture
Posted: Fri April 27 2018
By: Yvon Poirier
From left to right: Michael Toye, Yvon Poirier, Ethel Côté, Paul Singer, Michael Lewis. Professor Paul Singer passed away on Monday April 16. He had been at the heart of the Solidarity Economy movement in Brazil from the start. During the Lula Presidency, he...
Strategy Made Simple's picture
Posted: Wed April 25 2018
By: Strategy Made Simple
Matthew Dyck, a member of the Canadian CED Network, sat down with our Manitoba Regional Director Sarah Leeson-Klym for a podcast on CED. They were able to sit down and have a conversation about how community economic development can impact cities, how leaders emerge, and how they can speak about...
Darcy Penner's picture
Posted: Tue April 17 2018
By: Darcy Penner
The following press release was issued by CCEDNet Manitoba member Right to Housing Coalition in response to the Government of Manitoba's change to Rent Assist and rent-geared-to-income supports. CCEDNet Manitoba is encouraging members and supports to express their opposition to these changes to...
Shauna Mackinnon's picture
Posted: Tue April 3 2018
By: Shauna Mackinnon
Practising Community-Based Participatory Research: Stories of Engagement, Empowerment and Mobilization is a collection of stories about the process of doing research side-by-side with communities. It deals with research methods, but it isn't a typical research methods text. Throughout the book the...
Accelerating Social Impact CCC's picture
Posted: Tue March 27 2018
By: Accelerating So...
We definitely know the tide is turning when industry leaders like Mitchell Cohen, the President of the Daniels Corporation, encourages the private sector to "climb aboard the social procurement train". (Globe & Mail, June 14, 2017) As with any business, increasing sales opportunities...
Alejandra Bravo's picture
Posted: Mon March 19 2018
By: Alejandra Bravo
The emerging drive for Community Benefits is creating new opportunities for nonprofit leaders to think differently about working with the people and communities they serve. As communities begin to challenge their own poverty and economic exclusion, nonprofits have a supporting role to play....
Liz Sutherland's picture
Posted: Thu February 22 2018
By: Liz Sutherland
In the nonprofit sector, we often seem to be fighting uphill battles trying to combat poverty and exclusion, addictions and mental illness, climate change, racism, political disengagement and many other challenges in our communities without the sense that we are making real progress against “the...
Stephanie Guico's picture
Posted: Tue February 13 2018
By: Stephanie Guico
The so-called ‘sharing’ economy leaves no one indifferent. As it goes with olives or coriander, we either adopt or passionately reject these platforms which now seem, for better or for worse, ubiquitous. But if they exist, it is because their particular brand of service delivery, such as Uber or...
Andy Horsnell's picture
Posted: Wed January 17 2018
By: Andy Horsnell
The Department of Employment and Social Development Canada launched its Social Innovation and Social Finance Strategy Steering Group. This is an exciting time for the sector, as the group gears up for a year of consultation and planning for what will eventually be a national strategy. ...

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