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Canadian Social Policy in the 2000s: Bringing Place In

Organization: 
Canadian Policy Research Networks
Author: 
Neil Bradford

This article explores departures in Canadian public policy toward more “place-based” approaches to social development.Focusing on the federal government, it describes a series of recent initiatives designed to enable local actors to participate in policy development processes and take greater control of their own destinies.

Year: 
2009
Format: 
Research report
Categories: 
Government
Policy Development & Advocacy
Source: 
Weblink
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WealthWorks for Your Region Module 3: Construct a WealthWorks Value Chain

Organization: 
Wealthworks
Module 3 of the WealthWorks for Your Region: An Introduction series profiles the elements and design objectives of a WealthWorks value chain—and how to use them to build wealth that lasts.

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Table of Contents:

Economic development done differently
Year: 
2014
Format: 
Website
Document
Guidebook
Research report
Categories: 
Community Capacity Building
Conceptual Frameworks & Approaches
Entrepreneurship & Business Development
Introduction to CED
Organizational Development
Regional & Development
Sector-Based Strategies
Social Economy & Social Enterprise

WealthWorks for Your Region Module 2: Identify a Market Opportunity

Organization: 
Wealthworks
Module 2 of the WealthWorks for Your Region: An Introduction series offers a series of useful screens for spotting a market opportunity that has good potential to generate wealth-building results for a region.

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Table of Contents:

Market opportunity: Lead with demand 
  1. Get to know demand
Year: 
2014
Format: 
Website
Document
Guidebook
Research report
Categories: 
Community Capacity Building
Conceptual Frameworks & Approaches
Entrepreneurship & Business Development
International CED
Regional & Development
Social Economy & Social Enterprise

WealthWorks for Your Region Module 1: Explore Regional Wealth Building

Organization: 
Wealthworks

This Module defines wealth building as a goal that reaches beyond standard community and economic development objectives, and why that difference is critical to advancing and sustaining regional economies.

Year: 
2014
Format: 
Website
Guidebook
Research report
Categories: 
Community Capacity Building
Conceptual Frameworks & Approaches
Introduction to CED
Regional & Development
Source: 
Weblink
Org

UN Task Force Urges Greater Role for the Social and Solidarity Economy in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

The United Nations Inter-Agency Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy (TFSSE) has published a paper outlining its position and voicing concern that "the process of crafting a post-2015 development agenda and set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has paid insufficient attention to the role of what is becoming increasingly known as the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE)."

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