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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...
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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...
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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. ...
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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...
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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...
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Posted: Wed December 11 2013
By: Darcy Penner
The past few weeks have seen policy in the forefront here at the Canadian CED Network – Manitoba (CCEDNet – Manitoba). Members came together for our annual Policy Summit on November 19th to discuss and pass policy resolutions, setting CCEDNet – Manitoba’s policy mandate for 2014.This member-led...
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Posted: Thu December 5 2013
By: Darcy Penner
The International Day of Persons with Disabilities marked a day for celebration in Manitoba. Bill 26, The Accessibility for Manitobans Act, passed Third Reading in the Manitoba Legislature on December 3rd, 2013. The Bill is expected to receive Royal Assent on December 5th.Passing with all-party...
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Posted: Fri November 15 2013
By: Andi Sharma
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”                                       - Margaret Mead Throughout our history, humans have always thrived when working together towards common goals. The power of our...
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Posted: Wed October 30 2013
By: Katie Derksen
The Gathering. I’ve heard about it, but never been lucky enough to attend. So imagine how excited I was when I started working with Spark (a service of CCEDNet) the week before the Gathering. I’d finally get to attend - and more than that, I’d get to help out, too.  I’ve been a believer in the...

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