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Place-based Public Policy: Towards a New Urban and Community Agenda for Canada
(Canadian Policy Research Networks, 2005-03)
To inform the efforts to address this new policy challenge now under way across Canada, this paper explores experiences in Britain, Europe and the United States. Governments there started earlier than Canada and have ...
Review of Placing the Social Economy by Amin, Cameron, Hudson in 2002
This book offers a challenging assessment of the merits of the social economy, with far-reaching implications for policy and attitudes towards the social economy. It analyses the performance of this sector in different parts ...
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Dene Understanding of the Land: On Habitats and Relationships, and Reflections on Change
Northern Athapaskan speakers experience shifting ecological conditions over the seasons, and over longer periods of time. People travel, animals travel, caribou migration routes shift. Traditional knowledge of Dene is ...
The Redneck Underbelly: The Alberta Advantage and the Cycle of Boom, Bust and Echo! Co-Presented Paper with Gloria Filax at the 6th International Conference on the International Council for Canadian Studies, May 27-29, 2008, Ottawa, ON
A proliferation of popular and academic books and articles has appeared over the past few years focused on Alberta. The celebration of Alberta’s centennial as a province within Canada, the current economic boom, and the ...
Have We Got an Adult Education Model for PLAR? Paper presentation at the Canadian Association for the Study of Adult Education (CASE) Annual Conference, Vancouver, BC, May 31 - June 3, 2008
Introduction and problem Having recently reviewed the edited collection by Per Anderson and Judy Harris Re-theorising the Recognition of Prior Learning (2006, Leicester, UK: NIACE) I was left wondering what specifically ...
Implications for Professional Practice of Assessing Prior Learning
How can we certify career practitioners for practice while at the same time respecting the rich and wide diversity of career-related experience that applicants bring to the certification process? This session starts by ...
E-Tools and Teaching ESL Through Distance Education, paper presentation at the Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) Canada 2008 Conference, May 29-31, 2008, Moncton, NB
1. Symposium: Technology is becoming increasingly important in all language learning; in distance education, it plays a vital role. Athabasca University staff employ a variety of e-tools to help deliver effective language ...
Energy, Security and Geopolitics: Could Someone Please Tell Us What We Mean? Co-presented paper (with Jose Marroquin), to the International Association of Energy Economists Asian Regional Conference, Perth, Australia, November 5-7, 2008
‘Energy Security’ could be the most oft-used term in our current political-economic lexicon, but it could also be the most poorly defined. Frequently appearing in close company with another notorious vagary – geopolitics ...
Moving Mountains: Post-War Painting and Tourism in Banff National Park, presented at the 10th World Leisure Congress, October 6 - 10, 2008
The Banff School of Fine Arts was established in 1933 and for the next several decades offered summer adult education programs in the tradition of rational recreation projects. The role of the Banff School in structuring ...