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Posted: Thu April 17 2014
By: Geoff Ripat
When Katie and I arrived at the Second Annual Global Pro Bono Summit in San Francisco, it felt like stepping into a family reunion. It was like meeting Spark’s long-lost relatives: some we’d heard about, some we’d heard rumours of, and many we had no idea existed. But there they were, in the flesh...
Carolyn Davis's picture
Posted: Fri March 14 2014
By: Carolyn Davis
For Albertans with an interest in addressing complex social issues such as poverty and family violence, the news of a new provincial Social Innovation Endowment was a clear highlight in the recent provincial budget announcement. Still, its potential impact is uncertain. Momentum has been watching...
Brendan Reimer's picture
Posted: Mon March 10 2014
By: Brendan Reimer
Wouldn’t it be amazing to know that every time you made a donation, it went directly to creating a job or training opportunity for someone with barriers to employment? It really is amazing, and has been happening for 20 years at LITE, a long-time member of CCEDNet!Local Investment Toward Employment...
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Posted: Wed March 5 2014
By: Brendan Reimer
Budgets are not simply financial documents. They are clear statements of values and priorities. Some people and communities benefit, while others do not. Particular outcomes for society are pursued aggressively, while some are ignored. With this in mind, we eagerly await the Government of Manitoba’...
Brendan Reimer's picture
Posted: Mon March 3 2014
By: Brendan Reimer
Budgets are not simply financial documents. They are clear statements of values and priorities. Some people and communities benefit, while others do not. Particular outcomes for society are pursued aggressively, while some are ignored. With this in mind, we eagerly await the Government of Manitoba’...
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Posted: Wed February 26 2014
By: Brendan Reimer
Budgets are not simply financial documents. They are clear statements of values and priorities. Some people and communities benefit, while others do not. Particular outcomes for society are pursued aggressively, while some are ignored. With this in mind, we eagerly await the Government of Manitoba’...
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...
molly's picture
Posted: Fri February 14 2014
By: molly
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...
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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...
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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...

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