Development Organizations

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Why is the federal minister of Human Resource Development putting Community Futures at risk - one of the most successful federal programs ever created in rural and small town Canada? CFCs were...
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The federal government's $900 million investment in Strategic Initiatives demonstration projects is by and large misplaced. Essentially, all seven of these initiatives affirm the conventional and...
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The concern is that community ownership of the CED process gets diluted to 'participation' or to mere 'consultation' in the politically-driven rush to achieve quick results. Many communities face to...
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Since the early 1920s the people of northeast Newfoundland have struggled to deal with isolation and economic underdevelopment. The introduction of Great Northern Peninsula Development Corporation in...
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Development Corporations were invented by the leaders of distressed communities to improve the local capacity to organize and manage economic development. This article describes how three development...
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PWSAC (Prince William Sound Aquaculture Corporation) began as a development project, but then became lucrative enought to support more extensive locally-based management activities. A small number of...
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CED organizations can play a significant role in promoting 'economic growth without the hangover' and in expanding employment opportunities. A more deliberate combination of economic and social goals...
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Moapa is not the only tribe to implement successful economic development strategies. Its uniqueness lies in having done a lot with very little in a very short time. The tribe combines its labour with...
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The experience of Charlotte County, PEI, illustrates how building the aquaculture industry around small commercial interests can maximize local economic benefits. In Halifax, the Human Resources...
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Over the past six years, citizens' action organizations in the Naugatuck and Merrimack valleys of Connecticut have been integrating strategies of social and economic development to restore a region...