Robyn Peel, CED Manager
Phone: 250.489.4356 x 105

Engaging in Community Economic Development (CED) along with local, provincial and federal government partners, businesses, community organizations and other stakeholders, Community Futures East Kootenay (CFEK) champions economic growth and sustainability throughout our vibrant service area. We are committed to increasing community and regional capacity through CED and we nurture partnerships, inspire innovative thinking, develop best practice initiatives, and promote collaboration across our whole service area.


  • Increase capacity to the region
  • Foster CED partnerships
  • Provide leadership to our region
  • Act as a conduit and share knowledge and best practice across the region
  • Support communities to act on CED opportunities

What is ced?

Community Economic Development is community-driven actions that improve the social, economic and environmental conditions of a community.  This include policies, programs and activities that improve the livability of a community, enrich the quality of life of community members, create employment and investment opportunities, enhance the health of the environment, build on the capacities and resources within an area and support community cohesion, resilience and vibrancy.

Check out our Human’s of CED in the East Kootenays to see how Community Economic Development is changing your community.


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