National CED News: June 12, 2015

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Connecting Communities for Change: 2014 CCEDNet Annual Review 

2014 was a big year for CCEDNet as we continued improvements to our communications infrastructure and extended the reach of our message with new tools to different audiences.  Our ability to connect communities for change is growing tremendously, and we are seeing the results. Read more >>

2015 Board Election Results

 Congratulations to Christine Landry, William (Bill) Ninacs, Élodie Bedouet, and Ryan Gibson, 4 amazing CED leaders from across Canada elected to CCEDNet's Board of Directors for 3-year terms. Read more >>

Online Co-op Development Training through CoopZone

CoopZone is again accepting applications to its co-op development training courses for 2015-16. Three streams are available from introductory to advanced levels. Free information webinars will be held on June 24th and July 15th if you're interested in learning more. Read more >>

Members Recognized for CED, Innovation & Social Responsibility

Canadian CED Network members Affinity Credit Union, Vancity, and Assiniboine Credit Union were recipients of the Credit Union Central of Canada's National Credit Union Awards Program. Read more >>

The Canada 150 Program: Funding for Community Infrastructure

To celebrate Canada's 150th Anniversary of Confederation the Government of Canada will invest $150 million over two years to projects that will rehabilitate and improve existing cultural and community infrastructure across Canada! Read more >>

One Step Closer to the Formation of a Winnipeg Food Policy Council

Since 2010 CCEDNet has been working with members such as Food Matters Manitoba and the Manitoba Alternative Food Research Alliance, seeking the establishment of a food policy council. On June 2nd, city council’s property and development committee accepted a report on urban agriculture that puts our goal one step closer. Read more >>

CED Resources

June 29: Designing Community Action for the 21st Century

On June 29th join a webinar with David Sloan Wilson that will draw on his experiences working with Nobel Prize winner Elinor Ostrom on generalizing the design principles of co-operation in successful groups. He'll also be introducing PROSOCIAL, a free new online platform that helps groups apply core design principles to improve their efficacy in working together towards common goals. Read more >>

Webinar Recording: Clarifying and Simplifying CED to Localize Prosperity

On June 4th Karen Leach of Localise West Midlands in the UK joined us for a webinar to explore the work they have done to evaluate CED activities and to increase uptake of CED among business owners, nonprofits, public institutions, and more. Check out the recording today! Read more >>

CED Videos

The Competent Community: Resilient and Empowered

Check out this video from newly elected CCEDNet Board Member, Bill Ninacs, exploring the dimensions of competent and resilient communities.

Click on the image to watch the video!

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Events Calendar

ABCD Festival
June 15-19 | Blackpool, England

The Local Economy Solution
June 16 | Webinar

2015 Co-operative Congress
June 16-18 | Saskatoon, SK

Building Your Social Enterprise Pre-Workshop Webinar (Northern BC Only)
June 17 | Webinar

Youth CI Cohort B Launch and Cohort A Celebration Event: Toronto
June 22 | Toronto, ON

Common Ground Research Forum: Connecting Peoples and Lands
June 23 | Kenora, BC

Buy Social Canada’s Storefront Launch & Ribbon Cutting
June 23 | Vancouver, BC

On Co-op Annual General Meeting
June 24 | Guelph, ON

Information Webinar: CoopZone On-line Training Program
June 24 | Webinar

Rural Collaborative Summit
June 26 | Cannington, ON

Designing Community Action for the 21st Century CCEDNet Event
June 29 | Webinar

Financial Planning for Social Enterprise
June 29 | Toronto, ON

Brokering Volunteers: The New Barn-Raising Webinar
June 30 | Webinar

2015 Social Enterprise World Forum
July 1-3 | Milan, Italy

Traditional and Modern Assets: The New Barn-Raising Webinar
July 7 | Webinar

Community Innovation and Social Enterprise
July 8-10 | Sydney, NS

Co-op Classic Golf Tournament
July 9 | Elbow, SK

Information Webinar: CoopZone On-line Training Program
June 15 | Webinar

Community Development Society Conference & AGM 2015
July 19 | Lexington, Kentucky

Engaging Youth: The New Barn-Raising Webinar
July 22 | Webinar

Find more events

CED Jobs

Business Consultant (Business & Enterprise Training & Support)
SEED Winnipeg
June 13 | Winnipeg, MB

Events and Logistics Coordinator
BC Healthy Communities
June 15 | Victoria, BC

Northern Development Officer
Ontario Ministry of Northern Development and Mines
June 17 | Geraldton, ON

Project Supervisor, Youth Co-operative Entrepreneurship Program
Saskatchewan Co-operative Association (SCA)
June 22 | Saskatoon, SK

See more jobs.


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