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 >>
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 >>
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.
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