Resources: Local Authorities

Tourism driven by local leadership and resident initiatives can be environmentally sound and contribute to a community's culture and values. But... March 30, 2011
SummaryIn southeastern Sweden, Kristianstad (population 77,000) is home to vibrant agricultural and food-processing industries and to Absolut Vodka.... June 25, 2012
Seattle, Washington sets a standard for big city social entrepreneurism. Not that the municipality is trying to run things. Instead, it has been... July 01, 2011
Hard-hit by technological displacement, Québec has become a hotbed of community-based initiative in the realm of job creation. Bill Ninacs' analysis... July 01, 2011
Pour réduire les écarts en santé entre les Canadiens, les gouvernements doivent restructurer les autorités sanitaires régionales qui permettront de... July 05, 2011
Economically prostrate in the mid 1980s, the town of Revelstoke, B.C. has demonstrated how a small community can regain a say in its economic future... June 13, 2011
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
The Edmonton Recycling Society shows how economic activities can be environmentally sound, provide meaningful employment to people with disabilities... July 01, 2011
A primary purpose of health care reform must be to reduce the unconscionable disparities in health experienced by different groups of Canadians. It's... May 31, 2011
Venture development is of central importance to any strategy that seeks to build an economic base controlled by the community. At bottom, venture... September 15, 2016