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BALTA Handbook for Case Studies in the Social Economy
The BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) is a five year initiative to conduct research on the social economy. This handbook provides a framework, detailed guidelines and methodology suggestions for case ...
2008 Summary of Results: BALTA Social Economy Survey - Fall 2008
The BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) is a regional collaboration of organizations engaged in research initiatives to strengthen the foundations of the social economy in western Canada. Undertaken by the ...
BALTA Mapping Workplan - 2008-2009
This document summarizes the annual research plans of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance with respect to its mapping program to survey and document social economy organizations in Alberta and British Columbia, Canada.
Enabling Policy for Health and Social Co-ops in BC
This paper examines the role that co-operatives are playing in the provision of health and social services in Canada and internationally, and the impact of government policy, legislation, and operating procedure on the ...
BALTA Project E3 – Mapping the Social Economy from the Ground Up: Urban Neighbourhood/Rural Community Case Study
The social economy has begun to attract a lot of interest in Alberta, Canada. This research proposal is to map, through a sustainability lens, the social economy at a neighbourhood level in one Calgary, Alberta, community. ...
Using Online Interactive Tutorials In Teaching Psychology and Neuroscience at a Distance
Science educators often struggle with means to effectively present content in order to optimize student understanding of difficult concepts. This holds true for typical classroom-based instruction, but especially so when ...
Best Practices in Social and Private Enterprise Franchising
This is one of three literature reviews for research project D2 - Leveraging Social Ownership of Proprietary Trademarks related to the Golden Mussel as a Base for Expansion of Social Enterprise in Coastal B.C. Aboriginal ...
The Nonprofit Capital Market in Canada
This paper gives an overview of the Canadian nonprofit capital market, focusing on the nonprofit and social enterprise sectors, including the users of nonprofit capital, the nonprofit capital investors, and the financial ...
Role of Faith Based Organizations in the Social Economy BALTA Research Project A4
This research project of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) has the goal of documenting the role faith-based organizations play in the social economy in Alberta and British Columbia, Canada, and ...
BAL:TA Project A3 Update - Social Purpose Capital Markets
This is an update on 2008-2009 plans for this research project, whose intended objectives are: To describe the current scope and state of the non profit capital market in B.C. and Alberta; To examine the dollar value of ...