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    • Mapping the Social Economy in British Columbia and Alberta: Final Report 

      Gismondi, Mike; Ross, Lynda; Marois, Juanita; Affolderbach, Julia; Soots, Lena K.; Smith, Ashley (2013-04-10)
      This report begins to paint an interesting portrait of the social economy in BC and Alberta. It was created through the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA). This alliance was initially started as a 5 year ...
    • Mapping the Social Economy in British Columbia and Alberta: Trends, Patterns, New Directions 

      Affolderbach, Julia; Gismondi, Mike (2009-05)
      The BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) is collecting information on the scope and scale of the social economy in British Columbia and Alberta. As part of this research endeavor, the BALTA Mapping project ...
    • Market Failure, Peak Oil and Global Insecurity: Can social enterprise respond? 

      Conaty, Patrick (BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA), 2008-04-10)
      This presentation was made to a public event in Vancouver on April 10, 2008. It explored a range of global crises that pose severe economic, social and ecological challenges and suggested ways in which social enterprise ...
    • Measuring the Size, Scope & Scale of the Social Enterprise Sector in Manitoba 

      O'Connor, Ryan; Elson, Peter R.; Hall, Peter V.; Reimer, Brendan (2016-06-15)
      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 ...
    • Memorandum of Understanding for BALTA Partners 

      BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) (2014-02-05)
      The BALTA research partnership has functioned since 2006. A new partnership research project, Social Economy Intermediaries and the Transition to Sustainability: Scaling Innovation, represents a new research scope and ...
    • Money & Mission: Social Enterprise in Calgary 

      Amy, Sharilyn (2009-11-24)
      This power point presentation was made to the 2009 symposium of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA). It reports on the results of research into social enterprise development in the City of Calgary, ...
    • Municipal Government Support of the Social Economy 

      Sharkey, Emma; Kain, Jenny (2009-11-24)
      This presentation to the 2009 symposium of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) reports on the results of a BALTA research project (C10) examining the role of municipal governments in supporting the ...
    • Municipal Government Support of the Social Economy Sector 

      Kain, Jenny; Gismondi, Mike (2010-09-20)
      This plan/proposal describes research being conducted by the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) in association with the Saskatchewan/Manitoba/Northwestern Ontario node of the Canadian Social Economy Research ...
    • Municipal Government Support of the Social Economy Sector 

      Kain, Jenny; Sharkey, Emma; Webb, Robyn (2010-09-20)
      This report is based on research conducted by the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) in association with the Saskatchewan/Manitoba/Northwestern Ontario node of the Canadian Social Economy Research Partnerships. ...
    • Municipal Involvement In Social Enterprise: The Seattle Experience 

      Pomerantz, Mark (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 ...
    • Mussel Aquaculture Industry Development Experiences In Different Jurisdictions 

      Pinnell, Nadine (2009-02-20)
      This is one of three literature reviews for research project D2 - Leveraging Social Ownership of Proprietary Trademarks related to the Golden Mussel as a Base for Expansion of Social Enterprise in Coastal B.C. Aboriginal ...
    • Natural Resources, Local Development and Social Enterprise: Examining the Connection Between Sustainable Rural Development and the Social Economy in British Columbia and Alberta 

      Vallillee, Andre (2009-04-06)
      One of the first steps in any research process is to undertake a thorough review of the existing literature in a particular area in order to understand the field of knowledge that is being drawn from and built upon. It ...
    • Natural Resources, Local Development, Social Enterprise 

      Lewis, Mike (2007-03-04)
      Mark Cabaj in his “Peoples History” of CED and the Social Economy notes the fundamental and pervasive role of natural resources in the evolution of Canada’s peoples and communities.. Landscapes carved by natural forces ...
    • Navigating Systems Transition (Short version) 

      Lewis, Mike (2017-03-22)
      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 ...
    • New Generation Co-Operatives : Part of a Revitalization Strategy for Rural Communities 

      Herman, Roger; Fulton, Murray (Making Waves, 2001)
      Their exclusiveness puts them at odds with some co-operators and CED activists New Generation Co-operatives are nevertheless proving an effective instrument of rural revitalization, helping producers move up the value chain ...
    • New Synergies: The Co-operative Movement, CED, and the Social Economy 

      Wall, John; Duguay, Patrick; Rohan, Shannon (Making Waves, 2004)
      It is said that "at the core of every co-ops history is an unmet need."
    • The Nonprofit Capital Market in Canada 

      Pearson, Rebecca (2009-02-20)
      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 ...
    • The Nonprofit Sector Capital Market in BC & Alberta 

      Pearson, Rebecca (2009-11-24)
      This presentation to the 2009 symposium of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) reports on the results of a BALTA research project (A3) examining the scope and issues arising re social purpose capital markets.
    • The Nonprofit Sector Capital Market in BC and Alberta 

      Pearson, Rebecca; Lawrence, Jonathan (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 ...
    • The Nova Scotia Co-operative Development System 

      BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) (BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA), 2008-06-19)
      This presentation to the 2008 AGM of the British Columbia Co-operative Association is based on research conducted by the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA). The research involved a case study of the recent ...


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