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Building Capital, Building Community: A Comparative analysis of access to capital for social enterprises and nonprofits in Ontario and Quebec
This presentation to the 2009 symposium of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) reports on comparative research looking at the policy and financial environment for social enterprises and non-profits ...
Community Organizing & Economic Democracy in New England
(Making Waves, 1991)
Citizens' action organizations in the Naugatuck and Merrimack valleys in rural and small town Connecticut have been integrating strategies of social and economic development to restore a region seriously threatened by the ...
Regional Citizen Action: New England's InterValley Project advances the cutting edge of democratic economic development
(Making Waves, 1997)
Six years later, Ken Galston reports on the advances made since his article “Community Organizing & Economic Democracy in New England” (1991). He reinforces the crucial role of stable, long term development capacity and ...
The Social Economy in Quebec
The paper, delivered at a public event in Sidney, BC, Canada, on October 19, 2006, presents an overview of the social economy in Quebec and suggests some lessons that might be relevant to other contexts.
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 ...
Seeking Pathways to Sustainable Food - Chapter 6 of The Resilience Imperative: Co-operative Transitions to a Steady State Economy
(New Society Publishers, 2012)
This book chapter explores a range of models around the world for seeking pathways to sustainable food production and consumption. It addresses this theme from the overall perspective of the book, which explores a more ...
Navigating Systems Transition (Short version)
Revealing the contours of the next system, conceptually and practically, the following examples fall under the banner of “cooperative economic democracy.” Rooted in territories, and operating at multiple levels, cooperative ...
Community Economic Development Opportunities in Alberta
The Canadian Community Economic Development Network (CCEDNet) and Momentum, a Calgary, Alberta based community economic development (CED) organization, have issued this brief in Alberta. The brief is directed to the Alberta ...
Scaling Up: The Convergence of Social Economy and Sustainability - Sellsheet
The book presented in this sellsheet and recently published by Athabasca University Press examines the potential of the social economy to transform the systems that make our current ways of life unsustainable. The book ...