CED Profile: Elton Energy Co-operative

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

The Rural Municipality of Elton is a small, predominantly agriculturally-based community located just north of Brandon. Within this modestly sized R.M. an energy co-operative is emerging that, if successful, will be the first of its kind in North America.