2018 proved to be a busy and exciting year for the Canadian CED Network. The following year-in-review is organized according to the strategic priorities set by the Board of Directors, reflecting the broad interests of our members.
National Policy Work
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Following the announcement of the Social Finance Fund in the Fall Economic Statement, CCEDNet and leading representatives of charities, nonprofits, social enterprises and co-operatives in Canada submitted recommendations to Minister Jean-Yves Duclos for the develo
The following article appeared in the Calgary Herald on December 16, 2018. Following EconoUs2017 in Calgary, members of the Canadian CED Network and partners in Calgary's social economy delivered an appeal to the City of Calgary to explore social procurement for Calgary. A Social Procurement Strategy could help foster economic inclusion, increase innovation, and build a sustainable economy for Calgarians.
Calgary is breaking new financial territory in Canada, becoming the first city to have its own local, digital currency.