CCEDNet Blog

You are here

Darcy Penner's picture
Posted: Thu February 20 2014
By: Darcy Penner
This week, the Province of Manitoba announced they will be creating over 250 new, affordable licensed child care spaces. Four new centres will be appearing in St. Andrews, Oak Lake, St. Boniface, and South St. Vital, with an expansion to an existing space in Waverley Heights. This is good news for...
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives MB's picture
Posted: Fri February 14 2014
By: Canadian Centre...
For fashion trends the world looks to Milan; Copenhagen has become synonymous with urban planning; but for community development, Manitoba is increasingly the source for inspiration and cutting edge policy. Manitoba’s home-grown approach to community development is being studied by other cities...
Katie Derksen's picture
Posted: Tue February 11 2014
By: Katie Derksen
On February 1, 2014, CCEDNet member Assiniboine Credit Union (ACU) was recognized for their commitment to environmental sustainability when they were awarded the Anne Lindsey Protecting Our Earth Award in the organization category.The Anne Lindsey Protecting Our Earth Awards, also known as the...
Yvon Poirier's picture
Posted: Thu January 30 2014
By: Yvon Poirier
Since the early days of the Network, through the creation of the International Committee in 2007 and continuing today, CCEDNet has been an active partner in international movement building, learning and representation.  2013 was no exception.  Here is an overview of activities that CCEDNet was...
Ryan O'Connor's picture
Posted: Mon January 13 2014
By: Ryan O'Connor
Making investments in people & communitiesYou often hear about bull and bear markets on Wall Street - but what about the people on Main Street? Several members of the Canadian CED Network provide opportunities for individual investors to make meaningful community impacts with their money....
Darcy Penner's picture
Posted: Fri January 10 2014
By: Darcy Penner
Should anyone working full time still live in poverty?In a wealthy society that values the concept of working hard in order to provide for yourself and your family, it makes no sense that fully employed people in our economy still have to choose between feeding their kids or paying their rent or...
Ryan O'Connor's picture
Posted: Mon January 6 2014
By: Ryan O'Connor
This article is an abbreviated version of a presentation given by Sherman Kreiner, Managing Director of the University of Winnipeg Community Renewal Corporation (UWCRC). The presentation took place in November 2013, as part of a panel discussion hosted by UWCRC.Community based enterprise...
William Pardy's picture
Posted: Fri December 20 2013
By: William Pardy
This appears the year that will never end as turmoil and discord continue to engulf the world.  There is no doubt that the world is entering into a new era and a new world order is emerging.In Canada it has been a year when corruption and political manipulation have taken centre stage. ...
Brendan Reimer's picture
Posted: Wed December 18 2013
By: Brendan Reimer
Notes from the Road: Visiting CCEDNet Members in SaskatoonI recently had the opportunity to visit Rider Nation, well Saskatoon's portion of it at least, to touch base with several of our amazing members doing so many great things. CCEDNet’s Saskatchewan members are involved in diverse activities to...
Ryan O'Connor's picture
Posted: Mon December 16 2013
By: Ryan O'Connor
Have a CED Holiday SeasonGive the gift of stronger communitiesCelebrate the Holidays with Our MembersThe holiday season is a time to come together and celebrate your family and friends. In other words, the holidays are a time to celebrate your community. And what better way to do that than by...


Subscribe to CCEDNet Blog