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2020 Highlights

As we approach our 2021 Annual General Meeting, we are looking back on 2020. 

How do we tell the story of such a year? How do we honour the pain and grief experienced the world over, while at the same time celebrating the solidarity, mutual aid, and resilience that were born from the turmoil?  How do we leverage our collective power to protect and nurture CCEDNet members, communities, and life itself -- all while caring for ourselves? 

New report shows Nova Scotia CEDIFs keep millions of dollars in local communities

Until now, there has never been an economic impact study on the innovative Nova Scotia Community Economic Development Investment Fund (CEDIF) tax credit program to assess its impact in creating jobs and building local economies. Beginning last September, CCEDNet has been partnering with the Co-operative Enterprise Council of New Brunswick (CECNB) and the BC Community Impact Investment Coalition on a Pan-Canadian Community Investment Organization Project that has included this landmark study.

Partnership explores business stabilization and recovery through social succession in Atlantic Canada

The “silver tsunami” of retiring business owners without a succession plan has been recognized for many years now and was already of huge concern before COVID-19, which exacerbated the problem by adding thousands of other businesses at risk or already closed.

Locating the Contributions of the African Diaspora in the Canadian Co-operative Sector

Organization: 
York University
Author: 
Caroline Shenaz Hossein, Associate Professor of Business & Society, York University

Locating the Contributions of the African Diaspora in the Canadian Co-operative SectorDespite Canada’s legacy of co-operativism, Eurocentrism dominates thinking in the Canadian coop movement.

Year: 
2020
Format: 
Document
Research report
Categories: 
Community ownership
Co-operatives
Racialized Groups
Sector-Based Strategies
Social Justice
Source: 
CCEDNet

The Problem with Economics [webinar recording]

Organization: 
The New School
Author: 
The New School

an image of a city and text that says 'The Problem with Economics'

Watch a public roundtable with Sean Jacobs, Associate Professor of International Affairs, on inequities and distortions in the study of global economics with three young economists who study global economics and political economy.

Year: 
2021
Format: 
Video
Categories: 
Community Capacity Building
Conceptual Frameworks & Approaches
Local economy
Policy Development & Advocacy
Source: 
Weblink

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