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    • Vancouver Community Land Trust Foundation: Examining a model for long-term housing afordability 

      Patten, Kristin (2015-06-03)
      This case study examines the Vancouver Community Land Trust Foundation (Land Trust), a project being implemented in Vancouver, BC by a consortium of non-profit organizations, social finance1 institutions and the municipal ...
    • Venture Capital for Social Enterprise: SCP's Approach to the Social Capital Market 

      Van Doorselaer, Sean (Making Waves, 2004)
      Like any venture capital organization, Social Capital Partners of Toronto has to separate "exciting ideas" from "worthwhile investments." But that's where the similarity ends. SCP is looking for partners with the will and ...
    • Visioning Sunnyhill: Executive Report 

      AbuHafeetha, Maha; Adams, Kira; Knapik, Matt; Robertson, Krista; Schurig, Deeter (2010-07-11)
      This report and an accompanying presentation were developed as part of BALTA research project A7 - Co-op Housing Futures: A Spatial Design Research Approach. The project involved a team of Environmental Design students ...
    • Visioning Sunnyhill: Presentation 

      AbuHafeetha, Maha; Adams, Kira; Knapik, Matt; Robertson, Krista; Schurig, Deeter (2010-07-11)
      This presentation and an accompanying report were developed as part of BALTA research project A7 - Co-op Housing Futures: A Spatial Design Research Approach. The project involved a team of Environmental Design students at ...
    • West Chilcotin Forest Products: A joint venture defies the odds in B.C.'s troubled forest industry. 

      Julian, Maggie (Making Waves, 2002)
      Since 1995, the inhabitants of Nimpo and Anahim lakes in the Chilcotin region of west-central British Columbia have found a way to run a logging and manufacturing business that respects First Nations traditional territory, ...
    • Westlock Grain Terminals : A Case Study 

      Cabaj, Paul; Gismondi, Mike; Stringham, Richard; Wood, Darren (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 ...
    • Westlock Grain Terminals : A Case Study 

      Cabaj, Paul; Gismondi, Mike; Stringham, Richard; Wood, Darren (2009-11-24)
      This presentation to the 2009 symposium of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) reports on a case study of Westlock Grain Terminals, a new generation co-operative in Alberta, Canada.
    • What is the social economy? Contested ground or alternative lenses? 

      Wulff, Stuart (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 ...
    • What Value Social Enterprise? Understanding the success of Atira Property Management 

      Abbott, Janice (Making Waves, 2005)
      A charity that manages transition houses in B.C.'s lower mainland is in the curious position of both making and breaking the case for social enterprise. Atira Women's Resource Society has found itself well-positioned to ...
    • Works In Progress: Keeping The Measurement Of A Community's Progress Community-Centred 

      Lockhart, Sandy; McNair, Don (Making Waves, 2003)
      Indicators are complicated and sensitive instruments, no question. So whenever they get applied to community development, there is a trade-off between technical standards and local engagement. Often (too often) that trade-off ...


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