Scaling Up

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CreateAction is a unique program of the Canadian CED Network (CCEDNet) that enables youth across Canada to gain first-hand experience in community economic development. Plenty of undergraduate,...
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In Winnipeg, Inner City Development (ICD), Inc. looks like a success. One of its businesses is turning a profit while training and employing Aboriginal Canadians in construction work with good wages...
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Ne vous attendez pas à ce que le gouvernement fasse adopter à lui seul des pratiques durables et responsables aux industries agricole et alimentaire. Pour avoir un réel impact, ces pratiques doivent...
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Don't expect government alone to convert the agricultural and food industries to sustainable, responsible practices. To truly matter, those practices must be made to "take up space" in the...
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Consumers have spoken, and the answer is "no." Community-shared agriculture, certified labelling, and even farmers' markets barely register in Manitoba's current economy. It's time for government to...
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On the strength of the 20 year history of the Center for Labor and Community Research (Chicago), Dan Swinney calls upon practitioners of CED and social economy to contend for power as strenuously in...
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Will political alliance compromise the CED movement? Ted Jackson wades into this strategic debate, urging that a "big-tent" organizing concept is practical, ethically sound, and indispensable. At a...
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Les environnementalistes, les féministes, les syndicats, les praticiens du DÉC, les militants sociaux - tant de gens ont une soif de changement profond dans notre façon de vivre et de se gouverner....
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Environmentalists, feminists, unions, CED practitioners, social activists - so many people share a yearning for profound change in our way of life and governance. But being right about change is not...
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Concern for local food has transformed the lives of many households and neighbourhoods. Can we realize such a transformation at a much greater scale - at the level of communities or regions? The...