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Béatrice Alain's picture
Posted: Wed November 21 2018
By: Béatrice Alain
RIPESS, the Intercontinental Network for the Promotion of the Social Solidarity Economy, recently asked the following 5 questions to Béatrice Alain, recently appointed Director of the Chantier de l’économie sociale, to better understand the co-construction of public policies and certain...
Chris Marko's picture
Posted: Thu November 1 2018
By: Chris Marko
This commentary addresses key concepts to consider for the future of community development. This is not an academic paper, and is primarily based on just over a half a century of life experience, and 25 years of work experience with communities, diverse populations, programs, policy, and...
Jason Halstead's picture
Posted: Tue October 16 2018
By: Jason Halstead
Originally published on October 12, 2018 via Assiniboine Credit Union by Jason Halstead Local chapter of national CED organization shows how community-driven economics can lead to success. Community economic development (CED) is a movement that’s all about grassroots initiatives...
Raissa Marks's picture
Posted: Mon August 20 2018
By: Raissa Marks
Can I just say that I am thrilled to be co-hosting EconoUs2018 with CCEDNet?  The thrill is for two reasons... The first reason is that, in my world, which is the environmental non-profit world, there is often an underlying feeling that we need to fundamentally change how our society views...
Laurie Cook's picture
Posted: Thu July 26 2018
By: Laurie Cook
So a friend just shared an article with me about something called Localism. It’s something I’ve been thinking a lot about these days. It’s a huge part of an organization I’ve mentioned before that continues to inspire me out of the UK called Locality. But the paragraph...
Yvon Poirier's picture
Posted: Thu June 21 2018
By: Yvon Poirier
Over the last 30 years or so, Social Solidarity Economy (SSE) organizations and businesses have grown all over the world. Sometimes they are classified as local development, community development, solidarity economy or social economy but they all have similar approaches; they are all led...
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...
Matthew Rempel's picture
Posted: Wed April 25 2018
By: Matthew Rempel
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...


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