CEDI Phase III
On behalf of Cando and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities we would like to thank all First Nation-municipal applicants to CEDI Phase III. With resources to support only eight First Nation-municipal partnerships, the CEDI program was overwhelmed with twenty-eight joint applications from 34 First Nations (including one Tribal Administration) and 34 local governments (including municipalities, counties, and regional districts) from across Canada. We continue to work hard to identify sufficient funding mechanisms to meet this overwhelming demand for support from First Nation-municipal partnerships.
In November 2021, CEDI selected eight partnerships from across Canada. They make up the Phase III cohort. Demand for the program was again very high. While we look forward to welcoming more partnerships in the future, we are also committed to offering some support to communities that were not selected.
These are the eight (8) partnerships that are participating in CEDI. They are: