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Posted: Fri October 21 2016
By: Keith Taylor
You can argue that the economy has largely bounced back from the state it was in seven years ago, but it's no secret that traditional community economic development models have stalled and often fail. But one approach to community economic development is rapidly gaining attention: cooperative...
Posted: Fri October 14 2016
By: Gabriel Salathé...
tr.border_bottom td { border-bottom:1pt solid gray; } Social Entrepreneurship Social entrepreneurship is increasingly popular among Canadian youth. Its popularity stems from a variety of reasons, including changes in youth’s values and career aspirations, as well as an increase in the...
Posted: Fri September 30 2016
By: Miriam Axel-Lute
In theory, the recession has been over since 2009. But that theory means little for most workers in this country, who have only seen only 5 percent of economic growth since then accrue to them. We still have a jobs gap of 7.7 million jobs in order to return to pre-recession employment levels and...
Posted: Tue September 6 2016
By: Darcy Penner
It’s been a long, long time since it was a novel insight to say “a penny of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” But no matter how common the concepts of root causes and preventive or upstream investments become, our institutions have not scaled these investments to the levels our communities need...
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