Aboriginal

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"Community Economic Development (CED) sounds great in theory, but what can it do for us in the Here and Now?" This workbook, and the 4-day Development Wheel Workshop it supports, answer that question...
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Often applied very loosely to any sort of inter-business collaboration, the joint venture is in fact a very powerful tool for the empowerment of small communities. A well-designed and -implemented...
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To revitalize depressed communities, local people must build the capacity to organize and manage economic development in their own interests. To focus and manage such a strategy there has to be some...
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It is essential that we in Canada take a more results-based approach to Aboriginal economic development. It will create a strategic level of innovation that promotes learning, flexibility, and...
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In October 2006, Hupacasath First Nation opened Upnit, a $14.5 million, 6.5 Megawatt hydroelectric plant in their traditional lands near Port Alberni, B.C. They accomplished this despite their small...
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Over the last 30 years a core of leaders or "organic intellectuals" has emerged in Winnipeg's growing Aboriginal population. They are shaping a distinctive approach to community revitalization,...
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Le centre-ville agité de Winnipeg abrite deux exemples frappants d'une variété rare d'entreprises sociales : celles qui sont indépendantes sur le plan financier, dont des résidants locaux sont les...
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Il y a un grave décalage entre les besoins et aspirations des jeunes femmes autochtones du centre-ville de Winnipeg et les services que les organismes communautaires ont à leur offrir. Cet article...
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It's the David and Goliath story, without any losers. Hupacasath, a small First Nation on Vancouver Island, is figuring out how to use the capacity - the skills, resources, and connections - acquired...
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This selection from the book Regional Development from the Bottom Up (CCE, 1993) details the experience of one of Canada's foremost development corporations in the 1980s. Kitsaki's skill in the...