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Grow Strong Independent Business and Vibrant Local EconomiesOn October 7th, Jeff Milchen, Co-founder of the American Independent Business Alliance, will share experiences and successes in the US around how to build more durable and diverse local economies. In this webinar Jeff will present the organizing model pioneered by AMIBA and key insights on how to create effective local alliances and successful buy-local campaigns. Read more >>
Be Part of New Economy Week 2014"What would it take to build the economy we need, one that works for people, place, and planet?" This is the central question the New Economy Coalition is asking October 13-19. Also Co-op Week, this is an opportunity to explore some of the compelling alternatives being explored around the world that are addressing this very question. Read more >>
The People's Climate March and CED"We can't change the laws of nature. But we can change our broken economy," says Naomi Klein in the trailer for her new book This Changes Everything. CED offers solutions towards this change, modelling how our economy can be based on more than the destructive quest for profit. Read more >>
Recommendations for Mobilizing Private Capital for Public Good Canada's National Advisory Board to the Social Impact Investment Taskforce has launched their report highlighting Canada's priorities for Mobilizing Private Capital for Public Good. Read more >>
Saskatchewan Renews Support for Immigrant Access FundThe Immigrant Access Fund of Saskatchewan, along with CCEDNet members SEED Winnipeg and l'Association Communautaire d’emprunt de Montréal, was involved in the Government of Canada's Foreign Credential Recogntion Loans Pilot Project in 2011. Now the Government of Saskatchewan is stepping in to renew its funding. Read more >>
Getting a Grip on the Terminology the Social Solidarity EconomyExpressions such as solidarity economy, social economy or social and solidarity economy have been in use for about twenty years. As a person involved for many years within these and other related spcial movements, CCEDNet member Yvon Poirier, has pulled on his experiences and conenctions with others involved in similar areas across the world to shed light on the different meanings and interpretations of these terms. Read more >>
Can Social Enterprise Enhance Health and Well-Being?This is a first attempt to review evidence on the outcomes of social enterprise involvement in healthcare and in the ability of social enterprise to address health inequalities more widely through action on the social determinants of health. Read more >>
Learn About the Roots of CED: The Antigonish MovementThe Antigonish Movement was an inspiration to co-operative and community economic development across Canada and in the United States. Learn about the effort of priests and educators to educate the people by assisting them to become masters of their own economic destiny. Read more >>
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