Gibson, Weeden & Furst Share Insights on Re-Imagining Evidence Based Policy at ECONOUS18 in Moncton, New Brunswick

Gibson, Weeden & Furst Share Insights on Re-Imagining Evidence Based Policy at ECONOUS18 in Moncton, New Brunswick
On September 25, 2018, Dr. Ryan Gibson (Libro Professor in Regional Economic Development, University of Guelph), Ashleigh Weeden (University of Guelph) and Bojan Furst (The Harris Centre, Memorial University of Newfoundland) delivered a skill-building workshop to nearly 40 community economic development professionals from across Canada at the Canadian Community Economic Development Network's EconoUs18 conference in Moncton, New Brunswick. The workshop focu

Gibson Re-elected to CCEDNet Board of Directors

Gibson Re-elected to CCEDNet Board of Directors
  The Canadian Community Economic Development Network (CCEDNet) recently announced Dr. Ryan Gibson has been re-elected to the board of directors for a three-year term. CCEDNet is a member-driven, not-for-profit, charitable organization made up of community-based organizations, co-operatives, social enterprises, practitioners, active citizens, researchers, and other organizations involved in community economic development. Throughout Canada, CCEDNet...

Gibson Re-Elected President of CCEDNet

Gibson Re-Elected President of CCEDNet
  On July 27, 2017, Dr. Ryan Gibson was re-elected President of the Canadian Community Economic Development Network (CCEDNet). CCEDNet is a member-driven, not for-profit, charitable organization made up of community-based organizations, co-operatives, social enterprises, practitioners, active citizens, researchers, and other organizations involved in community economic development. CCEDNet works to strengthen CED in urban, rural, northern and Abori...

Sharing Alternative Development Strategies to Federal Finance Committee

Sharing Alternative Development Strategies to Federal Finance Committee
  Dr. Gibson testified before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance to discuss alternative local economic development strategies that could be pursued by the federal government on October 20, 2016 in Québec City. The presentation was an opportunity to identify and encourage new strategies the federal government could implement to build stronger and more vibrant communities. The presentation was formed by the work of the Canadian Commun

An Engaging Meeting with the Hon. Jean-Yves Duclos

An Engaging Meeting with the Hon. Jean-Yves Duclos
Today, CCEDNet Board President Ryan Gibson and Executive Director Michael Toye met with the Hon. Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development. His department, Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC), is responsible for many areas of particular interest to CCEDNet members, including a national poverty reduction strategy, labour market transfer agreements and employment development programs, a national housing strategy, ...

Gibson Elected President of Canadian Community Economic Development Network

During the July board of directors meeting of the Canadian Community Economic Development Network (CCEDNet), Dr. Ryan Gibson was re-elected president for a one-year term. CCEDNet is a member-driven, not for-profit, charitable organization made up of community-based organizations, co-operatives, social enterprises, practitioners, active citizens, researchers, and other organizations involved in community economic development. CCEDNet works to strengthen CED...