Social Economy and CED in Canada: Next Steps for Public Policy

Chantier de l'économie sociale,The Canadian CED Network

Year: 2005

When the social economy was introduced to the Canadian policy agenda in 2004, it aroused great interest among community-based stakeholders and policy makers. It also raised many questions of definition, scope and appropriate public policy.

The primary goals of this paper are to deepen the collective understanding of the social economy from the perspective of public policy and to support the development of a consensus among stakeholders on the appropriate next steps forward for the Government of Canada’s social economy agenda.

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