Tag: Announcement

CCEDNet’s 2023 Pre-Budget Brief outlines our priorities and proposals for the next federal budget, namely the full implementation of the Social Innovation and Social Finance Strategy.  In June 2022, the House of Commons…

The Canadian CED Network welcomes you to join a community of brave, innovative and determined leaders from across Canada to examine self-leadership, leading and understanding others, and leading within an…

The Canadian Community Economic Development Network is excited to announce our fourth invitation for organizational members to apply to employ youth through the CreateAction: Inclusive Social Innovation work experience program….

Conseil de la coopération de l’Ontario (CCO) is releasing an important new contribution to the social finance ecosystem, in partnership with CCEDNet. They have surveyed the status and prospects of…

COVID -19 threatens to accelerate the retirement of business owners across rural Atlantic Canada. This is a real challenge. Co-operatives and Social Enterprise offer a solution. Recent reports from the…

A new cohort of MPs is headed to Ottawa on November 22nd.  We want to make sure they take action for community economies!  Supporting community economies is Canada’s best path…

CED approaches with a strong commitment to democratic processes create the most relevant, resilient, adaptive, equitable, and effective strategies for communities to benefit and thrive.  Similarly, democracy at a macro…

The Stronger Together Award celebrates individual and organizational members who have made exceptional contributions to Community Economic Development and/or who have provided outstanding leadership to CCEDNet in achieving our vision…

Starting any business is challenging, and co-ops are no different. As veteran co-op developer Russ Christianson observes: “Like any good business, a co-op requires an excellent business plan, sufficient start-up…

As Canadians continue to adapt to the realities of COVID-19, local s and community partners across the country are adapting their spaces and services to keep residents safe and healthy,…

The recent federal budget renewed the Investment Readiness Program (IRP) for a second 2-year, $50 million term.  How can we ensure that this second phase of the IRP is effective…

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…