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Sheltering The Social Economy
(BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA), 2010-10)
Many social economy organizations either operate out of, or own and manage, heritage buildings in urban and rural places. These heritage buildings provide a variety of functions from the provision of affordable housing ...
BALTA Newsletter - Spring 2011
This is the newsletter of the of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA). It contains news about BALTA and social economy developments in Alberta and British Columbia, Canada.
What is the social economy? Contested ground or alternative lenses?
(BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA), 2010-09-30)
This power point presentation explores the emergence of the social economy as a field of study and examines several approaches to defining and conceptualizing the social economy. It suggests that each approach has utility ...
Westlock Grain Terminals : A Case Study
(Alberta Community & Co-operative Association (ACCA), 2009)
This is a case study of Westlock Grain Terminals, a very successful new generation co-operative located in Westlock, Alberta. In 2002, when the community found out that their grain terminal was going to be sold, they ...
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 ...
Affordable Housing and the Social Economy in the Fraser Valley Regional District
The semantic meaning of the concept “social housing” is doubtless related to housing that has been specifically designed to meet the needs of tenants in terms of affordability and suitability. Social economic organizations ...
BALTA Newsletter - Spring 2012
This is the newsletter of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA). It contains news about BALTA and social economy developments in Alberta and British Columbia, Canada.
Faith-Based Organizations Engaged in the Social Economy: The Example of Catholic Religious Orders and the Mennonites
This research report is the second phase of a two-part research program investigating the recent contributions of faith communities to social economy initiatives in Canada. The first phase broadly explored the involvement ...
Exploring Applications of the Nova Scotia Co-op Development System in B.C. and Alberta
(British Columbia Co-operative Association ; Alberta Community and Co-operative Association, 2009-05)
This report summarizes the results of a participatory action research project of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA). The research examined how to strengthen the co-operative development systems in ...
Measuring the Size, Scope & Scale of the Social Enterprise Sector in Manitoba
This project surveyed social enterprises in Manitoba during the spring and summer of 2011 to develop clear indicators of their size, market activities, and socio‐economic contributions. In this study, a social enterprise ...