Mike Toye


Executive Director

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Mike Toye (he/him) lives in the traditional territory of the Abenaki and Wabanaki Confederacy in south-central Québec. He is Executive Director of the Canadian Community Economic Development Network, a national association of innovative community organizations and individuals who are building more inclusive, sustainable and democratic local economies. He has been a consultant on community economic development and the social economy in two worker co-operatives he co-founded, author of numerous articles and reports, co-editor of the book Community Economic Development: Building for Social Change, lecturer, researcher and Policy Analyst for the Library of Parliament. He grew up in Southern Ontario but now lives in Tingwick, Québec, near where poutine was invented.