CIE Conversations

VIDEOS

John Buck, President & CEO, CEDEC, on the Power of Rural Collaboration

In the first of three videos leading up to the fall 2021 portion of the Creating Inclusive Economies conference, Mr. Buck examines the critical role of public, private, and civil society collaborations to inform rural development policy and drive economic development. Mr. Buck will also lead the conference Signature Panel “Creating Inclusive Economies: Building Bridges Between Public-Private-Civil Society Sectors”.

Kyle Rich, CRRF Board Member, on building equitable futures for rural communities

In the second of a three-part video series leading up to the fall 2021 portion of the Creating Inclusive Economies conference, Kyle Rich, PhD, Assistant Professor, Brock University, and CRRF Board Member introduces us to the need to explore the diverse issues faced by rural dwellers from coast to coast to coast and how we can build equitable and just futures for rural communities.

Shaimaa Yassin, Senior Director for Analytics and Strategic Integration, CEDEC, Creating Tangible Economic Benefits

In the final video of the three-part series leading up to the fall 2021 conference ‘Creating Inclusive Economies: Building Bridges Between Public, Private, and Civil Society Sectors’, Dr. Shaimaa Yassin, CEDEC’s Senior Director for Analytics and Strategic Integration, introduces CEDEC’s Collaborative Economic Development Model (CEDM). The CEDM is based on being inclusive of crucial community players (public, private, civil society) and its success relies on the strength of the community and its capacity to innovate.

NEWSLETTER

Missed past issues of the Creating Inclusive Economies Update newsletter? Browse through the archives below to find out what the fall 2021 conference was all about and to be the first to know what’s coming up at the spring 2022 conference.

Click here to get the latest conference announcements in your inbox!

FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT

We are pleased to announce that the spring 2022 conference has received financial support from the Programme d’appui aux relations canadiennes (PARC). Click here to view the funding announcement.

PRESS RELEASE

Two-day conference focuses on post-pandemic recovery in rural Canada

 

As communities across Canada continue to contend with the pandemic’s economic consequences, this week’s Creating Inclusive Economies: Building Bridges Between Public, Private and Civil Society Sectors conference, co-hosted by CEDEC and CRRF, is bringing together the country’s public, private and civil society (PPCS) sectors to discuss new and innovative ways to collaborate to enhance rural Canada’s economic and social well-being.

 

Also during the conference, CRRF launched their fourth bi-annual report titled ‘State of Rural Canada 2021: Opportunities, Recovery, and Resiliency in Changing Times’ that maps the impacts of the pandemic across rural Canada. Download the full report here: https://sorc.crrf.ca/sorc2021/

To access the full news release, click here.