CED Profile: Neechi Foods Co-op Ltd. (Operates Neechi Foods Community Store)

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.

Seeking to take control of their own futures, Aboriginal organizations in Winnipeg worked with the Metis Economic Development Training Program in the 1980’s to design and create Aboriginal-owned and controlled services and enterprises in Winnipeg’s inner city.