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"Reconstructing Who We Are"
Over the last 30 years a core of leaders or "organic intellectuals" has emerged in Winnipeg's growing Aboriginal population. They are shaping a...
July 03, 2011
A Community-Based Challenge To Welfare & Workfare
Workfare is mere window-dressing. To really reduce welfare costs, Ontario's Tories should consider the example of employment development set in the...
June 30, 2011
A Good Place To Live
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...
July 02, 2011
After The Fall
A dramatic expansion of its for-profit side ended disastrously for Eastside Community Investments of Indianapolis. Are community development...
July 01, 2011
Developing Civic Indicators and Community Accounting in Canada
Indicator initiatives are mushrooming across North America. This report by Paul Reed, senior social scientist for Statistics Canada and associate...
March 04, 2011
Book / Manual
Regional or local economic development in Canada is becoming a larger and larger issue as capital and jobs become more and more mobile. Communities,...
September 15, 2016
Entrepreneurship In Employment Development
In Winnipeg, the Mennonite Central Committee is following a U.S. example to improve the performance of employment preparation and placement: the...
June 30, 2011
Finding The 'Faith' In Faith-Based CED
In the Winnipeg neighbourhoods where Garry Loewen works, it is clear that 'economic renewal' in and of itself will not cut it. The residents must...
July 05, 2011
From this Earth
The power and promise of the community development corporation (CDC) lies in the way residents can use it to co-ordinate and focus all the energy...
March 21, 2011
Once a mere gadfly in Québec's halls of power, the community sector has become a permanent and influential participant in the making of economic and...
April 04, 2011