National CED News: October 30, 2014

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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 Development

Seeking 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 Excellence

On 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 Conference

The 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 >>
 

CED Resources

 

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 Change

This 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 Participation

In 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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Events Calendar

Governance 201 - Building Better Co-ops
October 31 | Vancouver, BC and online


Social Impact Analysts Association 2014 Annual Conference
November 3-4 | Toronto, ON


8-80 Cities Urban Legacy Academy
November 4-5 | Toronto, ON


Aligning Multiple Initiatives in One Community
November 5 | Webinar


A Blueprint for Building Successful Small Towns
November 5 | Webinar


Guru Sessions on Community Development: Peter Kenyon
November 5 | Webinar


International Conference: The Enduring Legacy of Karl Polanyi
November 6 | Montréal, QC


Performance Metrics that Drive Organizational Outcomes
November 6 | Webinar


Social Finance Workshop
November 6 | Toronto


2014 Social Finance Forum: Building markets that matter
November 6-7 | Toronto


2014 Canadian Worker Co-op Federation Conference
November 6-8 | Wolfville, NS


On Co-op Regional Roundtable Series
November 7 | Thunder Bay, ON


Respecting the Land: Transition to a New Economy
November 7-8 | Edmonton, AB


Living the New Economy Global Live
November 8 | Victoria, BC


Voices of Hope in a Time of Crisis
November 8 | New York, NY


Making the Shift from a Traditional Non-Profit to an Enterprising Non-Profit
November 12 | Fredericton, NB


Rural Community Development: Guru Session w/Don Richardson
November 12 | Webinar


The Co-op Model - Buy Out the Boss
November 12 | Toronto, ON


Fund Development for Non Profits Level 1
November 13 | Winnipeg, MB


Exceeding the Vision - Top 20 in 20 Gala
November 13 | Thunder Bay, ON


Business Models for Sustainability & Scale
November 13 | Webinar


Sustainable Food for All - FSC National Assembly
November 13-16 | Halifax, NS


Shared Space - for Co-workers, for Communities CCEDNet Event
November 18 | Webinar


Evaluating Community Impact: Capturing & Making Sense of Community Outcomes
November 18-20 | Winnipeg, MB


Many more events are listed on our website.

CED Jobs

Digital Communications Intern
Food Matters Manitoba
October 31 | Winnipeg, MB


Manager, Research & Education
Co-operatives & Mutuals Canada
November 2 | Ottawa, ON


Loan Facilitator
Immigrant Access Fund
November 6 | Calgary, AB


Director, Vibrant Communities Canada
Tamarack Institute
November 15 | Home or Waterloo area, ON


Check our website for more job listings.
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