2007 National Conference

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2007 National Conference Presentations

Bring It Home: Building Communities on a Rock Foundation
April 18-21, 2007
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

Over 40 learning and information sharing sessions were offered at the 2007 National CED Conference. Each session was categorized into one of the following streams:


Plenary Presentations

La mise en oeuvre chez nous: bâtir des communautés sur une base solide PDF
Presenter: Françoise Enguehard, Vivat Communications

Miawpukek First Nation (Conne River) PDF
Presenter: Gerard Joe, Director of Economic Development

CED Policy PDF
Presenter: Stephen Ameyaw, Community Economic Development Centre

Building Bridges & General Stream

CB-1 Business retention & expansion (BR&E) Iniative PDF
Presenter: Jason Higgins, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador's Department of Innovation, Trade & Rural Development

CB-2 Gourmet Quebec Ontario Iniatives PDF
Presenter: Denise Deschamps, FedNor; Norman Laflamme, Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions

CB-2 L'économie sociale, un axe de développement majeur
Presenter: Denise Lavallée, Rouyn-Noranda, ville et villages en santé

W-118 Social Purchasing Portals: Bridges that build social, political, human & economic capital in communities PDF
Presenters: David LePage, Enterprising Non-Profits Program; Peter Frampton, Learning Enrichment Foundation/ SPP Toronto

W-247 The Art of Mentorship PDF
Presenters: CCEDNet Practitioner & Sector Strenghtening Committe

W-240 Connecting the Dots for Community Development in Nova Scotia PDF
Presenters: Laurie Alexander & Chris Bryant, NS Community Development - Office of Economic Development

W-228 Communities Matrix - A Practical First Step in Working with Communities PDF
Presenters: Stacy Barter & Mike Stolte, Centre for Innovative & Entrepreneurial Leadership

CED for Immigrants & Refugees in Calgary - Ten Years of Experience PDF
Presenters: Marichu Antonio, Centre for Newcommers; EthniCity Catering

Research & CED

W-248 What is the Social Economy and Should I care? PDF
Presenters: Leslie Brown, Mount Saint Vincent University; Seth Asimakos, Saint John Community Loan Fund

W-266 Recent Developments on How Grassroots CED Organizations Can Manage Outcome Evaluation PDF
Presenters: Doug Kane, New Economy Development Group; Mary Ferguson, EkoNomos

Technology & CED

CB-1 Community Technology and Sustainability: Community-Based Technology Projects in Southern Labrador PDF
Presenters: Sheila Downer, Smart Labrador/Labrador IT Initiative; Katrina Peddle, Concordia University

Women & CED

CB-2 Bringing Together Francophone Women Entrepreneurs in Saskatchewan
Presenters: Georgette Bru, Le Conseil de la Coopération de la Saskatchewan; Janice Murphy, Entreprise d'économie sociale

W-268 Getting the Funding: Partnerships in Community Development
Presenters: Heidi Strobl, FedNor; Rosalind Lockyer, PARO Centre for Women's Enterprise & Canadian Women's CED Council Board

W-269 Women in Co-ops PDF
Presenters: Melanie Conn, Devco/ Canadian Women's CED Council; Chelsea Lake, BC Co-operative Association

Youth & CED

W-265 Research with Youth: Making it Real PDF
Presenter: Ryan MacNeil

W-191 Youth Social Enterprise Development - A key tool for sustainable CED PDF
Presenters: Brad Franck & Cindy Coker, SEED Winnipeg Inc.

W-218 Breaking into CED PDF
Presenters: Interns from Canadian CED Network CreateAction Program & FedNor Youth Internship Program

W-252 Social Policy Action Plan in Action!
Presenters: Dr. Michelle Sullivan, Memorial University of Social Work; Darlene Rice, Botwood Community Youth Network