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Project C9-2007 - CED and Social Economy Policy Inventory in B.C. and Alberta (Phase One)
The work on policy outlined in this annex is conceived of as a first phase in an ongoing project that will extend beyond one year. In developing and implementing an inventory of federal and provincial legislation, policies, ...
Tracking Progress - Some Issues and Tools
Tracking progress is easy to say and hard to do. It becomes even harder in an era when tracking progress and accountability have often been morphed into rigid patterns of bean counting. People working in the trenches are ...
Spinning the Web of Supports: Building the Infrastructure of the Social Economy
The idea of a web of supports being of central importance to the revitalization and renewal of a particular place, or to the development of social enterprises, has been amply illustrated in several of the contributions ...
Taking the YouthBuild Challenge
(Making Waves, 2002)
Many 21st century dilemmas will defy small-scale solutions. Here's a way to scale up a hugely successful youth at risk program started in the U.S. with some innovative ways of mobilizing Credit Union financing; the aim - ...
The Ecology Of Success: The Problem Of Scaling Up What Works In CED
(Making Waves, 2000)
This is the keystone article of this volume, with respect to the challenge of scaling up innovations achieving demonstrable results. Lizbeth Schorr, one of America’s foremost researchers on the subject, distills the lessons ...
Performance Measurement, Development Indicators and Aboriginal Economic Development
(Performance Measurement, Development Indicators and Aboriginal Economic Development, 2002)
This report defines the language of outcomes, indicators, and performance measures and then summarizes a review of applications of several strategies and tools for tracking progress that have been developed since the late ...
Build On Positive Results: CED's Best Practice In Canada Should Have Major Implications For Upcoming Reforms To Social Security Legislation
(Making Waves, 1994)
Cases such as RESO (Richard, 2004), Kitsaki Development Corporation (Decter and Kowall), Coastal Enterprises Inc (Black, 2006), and many others not included in this volume provoked interest inside a small agency called ...
Public Institution or Public Nuisance? HRSDC, the community sector's increasingly dysfunctional "partner"
(Making Waves, 2004)
Human Resources & Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) went off the deep end in the years following the so-called "Billion Dollar Boondoggle" back in 2000-01. In response to perceived public pressure, the Ministry introduced ...
The Oregon Benchmarks: Oregonians Are Getting Results From This Approach To Governance. Can We Too?
(Making Waves, 2001)
When the ends are in sight - and measurable - the means are less divisive. Thanks to a focus on specific outcomes for policy, Oregon is building a culture of collaboration and learning between sectors, regions, and interest ...
BALTA Bits & Bites - Summer 2008
(BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA), 2008-08)
This is the quarterly newsletter of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA). It contains news about BALTA and social economy developments in Alberta and British Columbia.