There are many ways to get involved and stay connected with people who are building inclusive and sustainable community economies. Here are a few.
1. Start by Subscribing to our Newsletter
For the latest news, events and resources from across Canada (and sometimes around the world), subscribe to our national newsletter
2. Connect with us on Social Media
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3. Grow Your Network and Gain New Skills
Looking to make connections and network with like minded people? Want to gain new skills to increase your impact? Why not check for events happening in your region and attend the next one! Scan the list of upcoming and past webinars available on demand, 24/7, from the convenience of your computer.
"Your CCEDNet webinar on the CEDIF model was the catalyst two years ago for our local investment fund. So thanks to CCEDNet for that! Kootenay Employment Services staff are so happy to be a member of your organization and find many of the webinars motivating." - Eden Kesh, Kootenay Employment Services Society
Praise for the National CED Conference, ECONOUS2016
Best opening panel ever @Mintzberg141 @nancyneamtan @LaureWaridel @justworks1. Thanks @CEDEC_QC @CCEDNet_RCDEC #ECONOUS2016
#econous2016 was the best #ecdev conference I have ever been to! Amazing speakers, leading edge workshops, inspiring people.
Be the first to find out when we release information on our next National CED Conference in 2017 - set for September 18-20 in Calgary, Alberta.
Looking to take your learning to the next level? Check out these post-secondary opportunities in CED.
Looking to connect with someone in a particular sector of activity or region of the country? Scan our member map and directory, and send a message to any CCEDNet member directly from their member profile. Not sure, or can't find what you're looking for? Email us communications at ccednet-rcdec.ca and we will be happy to facilitate a connection.
5. Share Your Activities and Resources
By creating an account, you can post CED-related events, toolbox resources (e.g. research reports, case studies, books, videos, etc.), blog posts, and jobs directly to the CCEDNet website to be viewed by thousands of of people from across Canada and beyond! If you have any questions or problems, email us at communications at ccednet-rcdec.ca.
6. Make a Donation or Volunteer
- Your donation helps build inclusive local economies all across Canada by supporting the work of hundreds of dynamic community organizations and individuals in every province and territory.
- Often times, nonprofits and charities require volunteers for various aspects of their operations. Have a look at our member map and get in touch with a member in your area to see if they need some help!
- For people living in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Spark is a CCEDNet service that matches community organizations in Winnipeg with people wanting to donate their professional skills for social good.
7. Be Part of the Change: Become a Member
Join people from coast to coast to coast in Canada's leading network for inclusive and sustainable community economies -- Become a Member! Members set CCEDNet priorities, lead policy work, vote in Board elections and enjoy discounts on events and activities, including free access to past and upcoming CCEDNet webinars.
"For me, CCEDNet membership is a no-brainer. I really value the Network and actually have referred others, as a good model of providing valued webinars, connection-on-demand (but not when you're too busy to handle it!), and a great website of content." - Robyn Campbell, Iqaluit
"The policy work that CCEDNet does for the sector is priceless!"