A New Era for Co-ops in Canada
April 1st marked the official launch of Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada
, a bilingual national association representing all cooperatives, credit unions, caisses populaires and mutuals across the country. The co-operative sector had further cause to celebrate as an all-party Parliamentary Caucus on Co-operatives
held its first meeting just one week earlier. Read more >>
Improve your Impact Measurement with GlobalMeasures and CCEDNet
On April 8th, we are partnering again with GlobalMeasures Initiative to present the Social Return Intelligence Suite, a powerful and affordable tool for measuring your social impact. Learn more and register here >>
BC Proclaims April "Social Enterprise Month"
BC Minister of Social Development and Social Innovation, Don McRae, proclaimed April "Social Enterprise Month" at a Social Enterprise Catalyst Gala event in Victoria yesterday. The proclamation celebrates the expanding social enterprise sector and recognizes its contribution to the strength and resiliency of B.C. communities. Read more >>
Call for Social Impact Bond Ideas in Ontario
The Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Employment is seeking innovative, prevention-oriented solutions that address one or more of the following high-priority social policy challenges: Housing, Youth-at-risk, Improving employment opportunities for persons facing barriers. Read more >>
2014 AGM - Call for Nominations and Resolutions
In advance of the May 29th Annual General Meeting, the Canadian CED Network is seeking nominations for four positions on the Board of Directors. Members with energy and a vision for the CED movement in Canada are encouraged to submit their candidacy by April 8, 2014.
Members are also invited to submit resolutions to be presented at the AGM.Read more >>
New Profile of Community Economic Development in New Zealand
Earlier this month, the New Zealand Community Economic Development Trust released Community Economic Development: Understanding the New Zealand Context, exploring the conceptual theory of CED and describing the realities of CED practice in the country. Read more >>
Social Solidarity Economy and the UN Sustainable Development Goals Webinar Recording
Last week Shannon Kindornay (North-South Institute) and Daniel Tygel (RIPESS) presented the process and prospects for the UN post-2015 Development Agenda and RIPESS' efforts to secure a greater role for innovative social solidarity economy practices and networks globally. If you missed this webinar you can still benefit from their insights by checking out the webinar recording. Read more >>
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