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December 15, 2016

Calculating the Value of Revitalization: Shigawake by the numbers

By David Felker When CEDEC works with communities to develop long-term solutions to economic challenges, demonstrating impact along the way takes different forms depending on the project. The Shigawake Fair and Music Festival is an example of community revitalization that started modestly but has grown considerably in size and scope in recent years. Every August, [...]
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December 15, 2016

Combining Tech and Tourism for Community Growth

The week of October 24, 2016, was filled with a rich exchange of information around the importance of integrating digital technologies within the tourism sector with the intent of supporting and developing the immense potential of communities in the Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine. Several knowledgeable presenters, including CEDEC, were on hand to share their expertise and insight at [...]
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December 12, 2016

Recommendations for the Action Plan for Official Languages

The Government of Canada, through the Department of Canadian Heritage, is consulting Canadians as it develops a new multi-year action plan for official languages in Canada. These are CEDEC's recommendations: PRIORITIZE COMMUNITY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN THE NEXT ACTION PLAN FOR OFFICIAL LANGUAGES Link the next Official Languages Action Plan, especially its community economic development component, [...]
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December 8, 2016

African-Canadian students and grads get connected to finance industry

The African and Caribbean Synergic inter-organizational Network of Canada (ACSioN Network), headquartered in Montreal, combined a career showcase and a reunion celebration to mark its 10th anniversary. CEDEC was a proud partner of the event. Inspired by CEDEC’s Get Connected networking events, recruitment teams from BMO Financial Group and TD Bank Group engaged with African-Canadian [...]
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November 15, 2016

Creating space for job seekers and employers to Get Connected!

The focus of this Get Connected activity, held during the Salon Carrière Formation de Québec, was to enable participants to share their professional experience and to receive answers to specific questions about hiring, conditions and workplace culture in Quebec. "It's important to be able to meet employers face to face," said one participant. "It makes [...]
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