Resources: Public Policy and Programs

The current distribution of power between local, regional, and national levels of government runs contrary to common sense, as well as economic... July 01, 2011
Beyond affirming the importance of both economic and social goals in CED, the National Welfare Grants projects demonstrate the way CED harmonizes and... July 01, 2011
The often sorry record of government in community economic development has important lessons for future CED program designers. Ingrained socio-... February 15, 2011
Remember 'Men Are From Mars, Women are from Venus'? Well, a little biological analysis can also shed some light on the difficulty in replicating CED... June 30, 2011
After 15 long years of research, publishing, policy-making, mobilizing, and lobbying, we have finally got CED and the social economy on the agenda of... September 07, 2012
The federal government's $900 million investment in Strategic Initiatives demonstration projects is by and large misplaced. Essentially, all seven of... July 01, 2011
Garry Loewen explains how Manitoba has evolved into a leader in CED policy and programming. The party in power is one key factor. Another has been... July 02, 2011
While training has always been an integral part of the HRDA strategy, business development has been its outstanding initiative. Its record of success... July 01, 2011
The Body Shop is serious about developing Trade Not Aid (TNA) partnerships in Canada. It aims to create successful and sustainable trade links and to... July 01, 2011
The federal Liberals' Innovation Strategy misses the point. Community-led innovation is what is making a difference in this country and deserves... April 04, 2011