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Yearly Archives: 2020

La Piazza seeks local, family-friendly mall tenants

Posted by: Matt Steringa / July 20, 2020

The Edmonton CDC is happy to play an ongoing role in the purchase and redevelopment of the Piazza strip mall by the McCauley Development Co-op. As you may have heard, the MDC formed in late 2019 and raised $1.1 million of community investments to purchase the Piazza in only 20 days. Today, the MDC is…

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Fraser HUBdates: July 2020

Category: Community Development, Category: Fraser, Category: HUBdates
Posted by: Matt Steringa / July 09, 2020

This Month: Hub in the time of COVID By Karen Gingras, Director of Neighbourhood Development at Edmonton CDC We are excited to announce that, in early July, the first session in the Fraser Community Hub integrated design process (IPD) was completed.  As you might recall form last month’s HUBdate, IPD is a novel, collaborative approach…

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Fraser HUBdates: June 2020

Category: Community Development, Category: Fraser, Category: HUBdates
Posted by: Matt Steringa / July 09, 2020

This Month: Introducing the Integrated Design Process By Karen Gingras, Director of Neighbourhood Development at Edmonton CDC Welcome to the first edition of Fraser HUBdates, a blog series from the Edmonton Community Development Company aimed at keeping friends and neighbours of the Fraser Community Hub project updated on the latest stages of development.  Projects like the Fraser Hub depend on the…

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The CDC and COVID-19: What We Have Learned

Category: Community Engagement, Category: COVID-19, Category: Fraser
Posted by: Matt Steringa / May 11, 2020

By Mark Holmgren, Executive Director of Edmonton CDC When it became clear that COVID-19 required self-isolation and social distancing, the Edmonton CDC immediately turned its attention to how to adapt to the new normal. We closed our offices and instituted restrictions on staff and operations. We immediately got to work on moving the Social Enterprise…

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Moving Operations to an Online Environment

Category: COVID-19, Category: Working Online
Posted by: Mark Holmgren / April 17, 2020

Doing our work during the COVID-19 pandemic has compelled the CDC to learn and deploy online tools to meet with our colleagues and stakeholders. Please read and share the following information if it may be of use to you and your contacts. We researched a number of online video conferencing and engagement platforms and opted…

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Edmonton CDC and COVID 19

Category: COVID-19
Posted by: Mark Holmgren / March 18, 2020

In response to the pandemic and in order to do our part to overcome it, the CDC has instituted policy which will be reviewed no more than  every two weeks. I have attached our policy for those who wish to review it. Until further notice, staff will be working online, with rare appearances at the…

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Co-creating Change at the Neighbourhood Level

Category: Affordable Housing, Category: Community Development, Category: Homelessness
Posted by: Mark Holmgren / March 16, 2020

Recently, Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada published the results of a survey gauging Canadians’ attitudes toward the economy, their perceived degree of power and influence over their own lives, and the roles that cooperatives might play in improving conditions for Canadians. According to David Coletto, who wrote about the study on the Abacus Data site: “The…

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Social Enterprise Bootcamp Registration

Posted by: Matt Steringa / February 19, 2020
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90+ McCauley residents pull off investment miracle

Posted by: Mark Holmgren / January 27, 2020

Community development is in its prime when a community identifies an aspiration, organizes a collaborative plan, and invests local talent, time, and money in the cause. Ideally, the community will own and control what it has created; community development practitioners know, however, that community ownership of a venture or initiative is a rarity. Not this…

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