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Building Markets that Matter!More than any other time Canadians are joining forces, using the best of business and community approaches to invest and grow impactful ventures and initiatives that provide a financial return to investors. On Nov 6 & 7, the 7th annual Social Finance Forum, will be the place to engage leaders & practitioners in this diverse social finance scene. Read more >>
Thanks for Coming Out to the Manitoba Gathering! On October 24th, over 500 people came out to the 2014 Manitoba CD/CED Gathering to attend workshops and meet others that are working to create fairer, stronger local economies and communities. Were you unable to attend? Check out the keynote address by Nancy Neamtan, of the Chantier de l'économie sociale. Watch Nancy's address >>
Call for Abstracts - Collective Impact for Community DevelopmentSeeking to build on advances in community development strategies and more sophisticated measurement approaches, the Community Development Society is soliciting abstracts for papers to be published in a special issue of Community Development in late 2015. Read more >>
$25,000+ Available for Co-operative Development More than $25,000 will be available for a co-op development project in Canada this year through the Co-operative Development Foundation of Canada's Robert Owen-Henri Lasserre Fund. Read more >>
On Co-op receives TOP·COOP Award of ExcellenceOn Co-op's 'lightning in a bottle' All 4 Each program has garnered international interest. The co-operative education model for high schools received the TOP·COOP Award of Excellence during the 2014 International Summit of Cooperatives held in Québec earlier this month. Read more >>
Graduate Students Could Win Award to Attend ANSER ConferenceThe Association for Nonprofit and Social Economy Research (ANSER) award seeks to foster and acknowledge graduate research excellence and innovation in the field of nonprofits and the social economy in Canada. Read more >>
Webinar Recording: Insights from AMIBA Earlier this month we held a webinar with Jeff Milchen of the American Independent Business Alliance, exploring key insights on how to create effective local alliances and successful buy-local campaigns. Check out the recording today! Read more >>
12 Principles of Community ChangeThis tool from Berkana is a set of beautifully illustrated cards containing principles, patterns, and practices to explore when looking to create healthy community change. Read more >>
Local Strategies for Job Creation, Employment and ParticipationIn this paper, the Local Economic and Employment Development Programme, a division of the OECD, explores potential implementation and cross-cutting aspects of employment, skills and economic development policies following the September 2013 G20 declaration. Read more >>
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