From This Earth: NECRC & the Evolution of a Development System in Winnipeg’s North End

Canadian Centre for Community Renewal

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Michelle Colussi and Stewart Perry

Year: 2002

The power and promise of the community development corporation (CDC) lies in the way residents can use it to co-ordinate and focus all the energy that people and organizations, near and far, are willing to pour into local revitalization. How does such a sophisticated instrument arise out of the will of a distressed community, and remain true to that will? Winnipeg’s North End Community Renewal Corporation reads like a textbook example of the evolution of a CDC

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