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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 ...
The Good News from Manitoba: How one provincial government has evolved into a leader in CED policy & programming
(Making Waves, 2004)
Garry Loewen explains how Manitoba has evolved into a leader in CED policy and programming. The party in power is one key factor. Another has been the growth over the years of a local "CED community" from which that ...
Municipal Involvement In Social Enterprise: The Seattle Experience
(Making Waves, 2001)
Seattle, Washington sets a standard for investment in entrepreneurial solutions in the non-profit sector. They have dedicated money and staff for non-profit capacity building because they believe there will be a return on ...
The Challenge In Designing Government Programs For CED
(Making Waves, 2002)
The often sorry record of government in community economic development has important lessons for future CED program designers. Ingrained socio-economic distress requires long-term, multidimensional action. Local people ...
Peak Oil, Marginal Communities, and You
(Making Waves, 2006)
How expensive energy will change community practice.
Team Players: Good news from Nova Scotia about the role of government in CED
(Making Waves, 2003)
What would it be like if government officials responded to CED and social enterprise initiatives not with detachment or disdain (or alarm) but eagerly, as committed partners? It's been happening in Nova Scotia. The whole ...
The 3 Levels Of Outcomes: A Framework For Evaluating Multidimensional CED
(Making Waves, 2000)
CED organizations can undertake a tremendous range of activities in the service of their constituents and communities. This article reports on how one CED organization (see Torjman, 2000 as well) clarified the outcomes ...
Community-Based Recycling put on Hold: Cambridge’s failed bid to replicate the ERS
(Making Waves, 1995)
Inspired by the success of the Edmonton Recycling Society,(Guenter, 1995) an innovative CED organization in Southern Ontario mobilized to compete for a major recycling contract in the Waterloo region. However, procurement ...