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Posted: Mon August 20 2018
By: Raissa Marks
Can I just say that I am thrilled to be co-hosting EconoUs2018 with CCEDNet?  The thrill is for two reasons... The first reason is that, in my world, which is the environmental non-profit world, there is often an underlying feeling that we need to fundamentally change how our society views...
Posted: Thu July 26 2018
By: Laurie Cook
So a friend just shared an article with me about something called Localism. It’s something I’ve been thinking a lot about these days. It’s a huge part of an organization I’ve mentioned before that continues to inspire me out of the UK called Locality. But the paragraph...
Posted: Thu June 21 2018
By: Yvon Poirier
Over the last 30 years or so, Social Solidarity Economy (SSE) organizations and businesses have grown all over the world. Sometimes they are classified as local development, community development, solidarity economy or social economy but they all have similar approaches; they are all led...
Posted: Thu June 7 2018
By: Darcy Penner
It’s my pleasure to release our newest report, Connected and Ready: The Impact of the Manitoba Social Enterprise Strategy. This report is an impact analysis of the Manitoba Social Enterprise Strategy (MSES), a 3-year partnership between the Government of Manitoba and the Canadian CED Network -...
Posted: Fri April 27 2018
By: Yvon Poirier
From left to right: Michael Toye, Yvon Poirier, Ethel Côté, Paul Singer, Michael Lewis. Professor Paul Singer passed away on Monday April 16. He had been at the heart of the Solidarity Economy movement in Brazil from the start. During the Lula Presidency, he...
Posted: Wed April 25 2018
By: Matthew Dyck
Matthew Dyck, a member of the Canadian CED Network, sat down with our Manitoba Regional Director Sarah Leeson-Klym for a podcast on CED. They were able to sit down and have a conversation about how community economic development can impact cities, how leaders emerge, and how they can speak about...
Posted: Tue April 17 2018
By: Darcy Penner
The following press release was issued by CCEDNet Manitoba member Right to Housing Coalition in response to the Government of Manitoba's change to Rent Assist and rent-geared-to-income supports. CCEDNet Manitoba is encouraging members and supports to express their opposition to these changes to...
Posted: Tue April 3 2018
By: Shauna Mackinnon
Practising Community-Based Participatory Research: Stories of Engagement, Empowerment and Mobilization is a collection of stories about the process of doing research side-by-side with communities. It deals with research methods, but it isn't a typical research methods text. Throughout the book the...
Posted: Tue March 27 2018
By: Accelerating So...
We definitely know the tide is turning when industry leaders like Mitchell Cohen, the President of the Daniels Corporation, encourages the private sector to "climb aboard the social procurement train". (Globe & Mail, June 14, 2017) As with any business, increasing sales opportunities...
Posted: Mon March 19 2018
By: Alejandra Bravo
The emerging drive for Community Benefits is creating new opportunities for nonprofit leaders to think differently about working with the people and communities they serve. As communities begin to challenge their own poverty and economic exclusion, nonprofits have a supporting role to play....

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