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Assessing The Potential For Local Procurement As An Economic Engine: An Analysis Of Public Sector Institutional Spending In Atlantic Canada

Organization: 
The Centre for Local Prosperity

Image of a person pushing cardboard boxes. (With text( "Assessing the Potential for Local Procurement as an Economic Engine

Year: 
2021
Format: 
Document
Research report
Categories: 
Community Capacity Building
Community ownership
Local economy
Regional Development
Research & Development
Social Economy & Social Enterprise
Source: 
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Cash Back

Organization: 
Yellowhead Institute

Cash Back report cover: Image of a grazing bison with text "Cash Back: A yellowhead institute red paper. May 2021. yellowhead institute."THIS REPORT is about the value of Indigenous lands. 

Year: 
2021
Format: 
Website
Document
Categories: 
Community Capacity Building
Community ownership
Conceptual Frameworks & Approaches
Culture and the Arts
First Nations, Inuit and Métis
Government
Health
Local economy
Social Economy & Social Enterprise
Social Innovation
Social Justice
Stories and Experiences
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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.

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