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Indicator initiatives are mushrooming across North America. This report by Paul Reed, senior social scientist for Statistics Canada and associate director of the Carleton Centre for Applied Social...
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Regional or local economic development in Canada is becoming a larger and larger issue as capital and jobs become more and more mobile. Communities, and the people in them, are becoming part of a...
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Their "roots and wings" being of a social, cultural, or environmental nature, some community-based organizations don't take well to business development. Brendan Reimer explains how these...
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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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Situé au centre-ville de Toronto, Sistering est un autre organisme qui a choisi d'ajouter une dimension économique à son travail en santé et sécurité des femmes. Il l'a fait non seulement pour des...
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One of the things it's important to notice about several of the organizations profiled in this edition is that they are very, very old. CÉAF, the Centre d'Éducation et d'Action des Femmes in south-...
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Sistering, in downtown Toronto, is another organization that has chosen to add an economic dimension to its work in women's health and safety. It has done so not just for financial purposes, but as a...
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Il aura fallu plus de 20 ans, mais on a mis un terme au déclin du vieux quartier Sud-Ouest de Montréal. Une stratégie communautaire, sans précédent au Canada de par son ampleur et son intégralité, a...
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It's taken well on 20 years, but the decline of Montréal's old southwest quarter has been halted. A community-driven strategy, unprecedented in Canada for its scale and comprehensiveness, has turned...
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A CED organization is helping to turn old railway sheds in the Montréal neighbourhood of Rosemont-Petite Patrie into a very unusual type of industrial park.