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Innovative Uses of Co-operative Housing Assets
As housing co-operatives start to reach the point where they are retiring their mortgages, questions arise as to whether and how those assets might be leveraged to further support the needs of the affordable and co-operative ...
Enabling Policy for Health and Social Co-ops in BC
This paper examines the role that co-operatives are playing in the provision of health and social services in Canada and internationally, and the impact of government policy, legislation, and operating procedure on the ...
BALTA Handbook for Case Studies in the Social Economy
The BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) is a five year initiative to conduct research on the social economy. This handbook provides a framework, detailed guidelines and methodology suggestions for case ...
2008 Summary of Results: BALTA Social Economy Survey - Fall 2008
The BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) is a regional collaboration of organizations engaged in research initiatives to strengthen the foundations of the social economy in western Canada. Undertaken by the ...
BALTA Mapping Workplan - 2008-2009
This document summarizes the annual research plans of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance with respect to its mapping program to survey and document social economy organizations in Alberta and British Columbia, Canada.
BALTA Project E3 – Mapping the Social Economy from the Ground Up: Urban Neighbourhood/Rural Community Case Study
The social economy has begun to attract a lot of interest in Alberta, Canada. This research proposal is to map, through a sustainability lens, the social economy at a neighbourhood level in one Calgary, Alberta, community. ...
The Fraser Valley Social Economy with Reference to Affordable Housing Provision and Related Support Services
This document explains the plans for a research project that will provide a portrait of the nature, dynamics and extent of the social economy in the Fraser Valley, specifically with regard to the provision of affordable ...
BALTA Newsletter - Autumn 2009
(BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA), 2009-09)
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.
The Nonprofit Sector Capital Market in BC and Alberta
(BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA), 2009-05)
This paper gives an overview of the Canadian nonprofit capital market, focusing on the nonprofit and social enterprise sectors, including the users of nonprofit capital, the nonprofit capital investors, and the financial ...
Faith-Based Organizations Engaged in the Social Economy in Western Canada
(BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA), 2009-11)
Community organizations in what is now called the social economy have been an important part of Canadian economic and community development for generations. Local communities from coast to coast to coast have organized ...