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The Emilian Model - Profile of a Co-operative Economy
Restakis, John John is a co-investigator in the BALTA node and he is the director of a partner organization, the BC Co-operative Association. Emilia-Romagna is a region in Italy that is among the most economically ...
Project A2-2007 Co-operative Models of Social Care
The project will examine the specific role played by co-operatives in the design and delivery of social care. In recent years, there has been a major shift both in public policy and in public expectations concerning the ...
Sectoral Strategies in CED: Critical factors in the success of CHCA & Childspace
(Making Waves, 2003)
Scale and markets notwithstanding, Cooperative Home Care Associates (New York City) and Childspace Day Care Centers (Philadelphia) have plenty to teach Canada's co-operators and other CED activists. Kreiner challenges CED ...
Revolution Within A Revolution: Québec's experiment with co-operative health care & social service delivery
(Making Waves, 2003)
Québec's decade of experimentation with health care and social service co-operatives has given rise to a reconfiguration of the actors in the health system. No longer do people talk about a system with two actors. Rather ...
Participatory Action-Oriented Design as a Catalyst for a Canadian Cooperative Housing Renaissance
This presentation explores the results of a participatory action research process undertaken as part of BALTA research project A7 - Co-op Housing Futures: A Spatial Design Research Approach. The project involved a team of ...
Supporting Innovative Co-operative Development: The Case of the Nova Scotia Co-operative Development System
In recent years, social science research has increasingly acknowledged the role of the social economy in building sustainable communities, and, around the world, co-operatives are recognized as major actors in the social ...
Co-op Elder Care in Canada: A Call to Action
(British Columbia Co-operative Association, 2008-06)
This report is the result of the work of a two year National Task Force on Co-op Elder Care that was established by the Canadian Co-operative Association. It explores the state of co-op elder care in Canada, considers the ...
Establishing a Co-op Development System in BC & Alberta
This presentation to the 2009 symposium of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) reports on the results of two BALTA research projects (C2 and C7) examining the existing co-operative development system ...
Westlock Grain Terminals : A Case Study
This presentation to the 2009 symposium of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) reports on a case study of Westlock Grain Terminals, a new generation co-operative in Alberta, Canada.
Co-op Survival Rates in Alberta
This is the final report of the Alberta component of research that was conducted by the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA), the Alberta Community and Co-operative Association (ACCA) and the British Columbia ...