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    • Co-op Elder Care in Canada: A Call to Action 

      Restakis, John (British Columbia Co-operative Association, 2008-06)
      This report is the result of the work of a two year National Task Force on Co-op Elder Care that was established by the Canadian Co-operative Association. It explores the state of co-op elder care in Canada, considers the ...
    • BALTA SERC 1 Housing Research Review 

      Penfold, George; Murray, Carol; Pearson, Rebecca (BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance, 2008-11-13)
      This powerpoint presentation was presented at the 2008 symposium of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) and reviews the results of BALTA's housing related research in 2007-2008. It focuses specifically ...
    • Innovative Uses of Co-operative Housing Assets 

      Murray, Carol; Pearson, Rebecca (2009-01-16)
      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 

      Restakis, John; Filip, Ondrej (2009-02-17)
      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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Housing and Human Services in the Social Economy - A Literature Review for BALTA Social Economy Research Cluster 1 

      O'Brien, Rob (2009-03-07)
      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. In ...
    • 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 ...
    • Faith-Based Organizations Engaged in the Social Economy in Western Canada 

      McKeon, Bob; Madsen, Catherine; Rodrigo, James (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 ...
    • 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.
    • Faith-Based Organizations Engaged in the Social Economy in Western Canada 

      McKeon, Bob; Rodrigo, James; Madsen, Catherine (2009-11-25)
      This presentation to the 2009 symposium of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) reports on the results of BALTA research (Project A4) into the role that faith based organizations have played in supporting ...
    • Affordable Housing Initiative: Sustainable Management of Housing by Not-for-profit and Co-operative Organizations in Response to Decreasing Government Funding Programs 

      Svedova, Jana; Buczkowska, Joanna; Penfold, George (2009-11-25)
      This presentation to the 2009 symposium of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) reports on BALTA Project A9, which looked at successful cases of affordable housing provision through social economy ...
    • Fraser Valley Social Economy: Affordable Housing Project 

      van Wyk, Ron (2009-11-25)
      This presentation to the 2009 symposium of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) reports on BALTA Project A6, which looked at affordsble housing provision through social economy organizations in the Upper ...
    • Coop Housing Futures: A Spatial Design Research Approach: Research Project Overview 

      Keough, Noel (2009-11-25)
      This presentation to the 2009 symposium of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) reports on the results of a BALTA action research project (A7) linked to a spatial design research approach working with a ...
    • British Columbia Social Economy Funder Database 

      Pearson, Rebecca; Polak, Amanda; Beam, Emily; Buczkowska, Joanna (Enterprising Non-Profits, 2010-05)
      This database resulted from a project of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA)that involved surveying the range of capital providers for social enterprise financing in the two provinces of Alberta and ...
    • Alberta Social Economy Funder Database 

      Pearson, Rebecca; Polak, Amanda; Beam, Emily; Buczkowska, Joanna (Enterprising Non-Profits, 2010-05)
      This database resulted from a project of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA)that involved surveying the range of capital providers for social enterprise financing in the two provinces of Alberta 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 ...
    • Participatory Action-Oriented Design as a Catalyst for a Canadian Cooperative Housing Renaissance 

      Keough, Noel; Braun, Brad (2010-07-11)
      This presentation explores the results of a participatory action research process undertaken as part of BALTA research project A7 - Co-op Housing Futures: A Spatial Design Research Approach. The project involved a team of ...
    • Affordable Housing Initiative: Sustainable Management of Housing by Not-for-profit and Co-operative Organizations in Response to Decreasing Government Funding Programs 

      Svedova, Jana; Penfold, George; Buczkowska, Joanna (2010-08-13)
      This report arises from project A9 of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA). The project examined successful cases of affordable housing provision through social economy organizations (non-profits and ...
    • Financial Sustainability in the Not-for-Profit Housing Sector – Literature Review 

      Svedova, Jana; Penfold, George; Buczkowska, Joanna (2010-08-13)
      This literature review arises from project A9 of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA). The project examined successful cases of affordable housing provision through social economy organizations (non-profits ...


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