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BALTA Project C13 - Return on Taxpayer Investment for Training Businesses
This proposal/plan outlines a research project of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA), to examine the experience of what are referred to in Quebec as les entreprises d’insertion. While the term training ...
BALTA Project C-15 - Taking Social Embeddedness into Account in Community Robustness and in the Social Economy
This proposal/plan describes work undertaken by the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) in association with Dr. Paul Reed of Carleton University. The project draws from recent research of Statistics Canada ...
BALTA Project C-14 - Leadership in the Community Sector: Understanding the Challenges, Competencies and Needs of Practitioners in the Social Economy
This proposal/plan describes research being conducted by the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) in association with the University of Victoria. This project gathered information about the educational needs ...
BALTA Newsletter - Summer 2010
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.
Constructing a Sustainable Future: Exploring the Strategic Relevance of Social and Solidarity Economy Frameworks
This working paper explores recent economic trends and thinking and the resulting conceptualizations of social and solidarity economy. The project focused on examining the definition of social economy being used by BALTA ...
Social Economy? Solidarity Economy? Exploring the Implications of Conceptual Nuance for Acting in a Volatile World
(Published as "Social economy and solidarity economy: Transformative concepts for unprecedented times" in Jenna Allard, Carl Davidson and Julie Matthaei (Eds.). Solidarity economy: building alternatives for people and planet. Changemaker Publications, Chicago., 2008)
This paper suggests that the solidarity economy as a conceptual framework in progress may have significant theoretical and strategic implications for actors in the social economy. The distinct boundaries most social economy ...
Empowering our Citzens & our Communities: Building an Engine for Social & Economic Change
Mike Lewis, principal investigator of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA), gave several presentations in November 2006 as part of a speaking tour in Germany. His topic was the Canadian Experience in ...
Community Economic Development, Community Development Finance: Introducing the Terms Exploring the Relationship
How the two terms community economic development and community development finance are defined is crucial to the construction of any development system, whether it be geographic or functional in scope. What the terms are ...
SERC 3 WorkPlan – 2007-2008 Year
SERC 3 has chosen to elevate key questions as being central to the strategic vision it advances for its work. Together they speak to context and how we understand the social economy – its drivers, the obstacles it faces ...
BALTA Bits & Bites - September-October 2007
This is the inaugural issue of the bi-monthly newsletter of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA). It contains news about BALTA and social economy developments in Alberta and British Columbia.