CED Profile: Arctic Co-operatives Limited (ACL)

The Canadian CED Network

Year: 2011

This is one of the Canadian CED Network’s CED in Manitoba Profiles Project produced 50 stories of Manitoba communities working to build fairer and stronger local economies, reduce poverty, and revitalize neighbourhoods

For the Inuit Dene and Metis peoples in Canada’s Arctic, cooperation and collaboration are incorporated into the traditions and cultural contexts that frame every day life. Survival in this harsh climate has always been a struggle, requiring informal family and group cooperation.