Public Policy and Programs

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The American legislation works; without a Canadian equivalent, community-based development will be perpetually underfinanced. Duff Conacher and Murray Macadam make the case for a made-in-Canada...
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The conventional economic 'story' is that enterprise exists only to benefit its shareholders and that capital markets alone can allocate resources efficiently. Consider another story - not one of...
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With legislation in the works for Canada's banks, it may be some time before we get a better opportunity to press for a Canadian equivalent to the U.S. Community Reinvestment Act.
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Cette diagramme sommaire identifie six origines du revenu ou du capital (individuel, collectif ou corporatif) pour l'économie sociale du Canada : clients, déposants, investisseurs, membres et...
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What would it be like if government officials responded to CED initiatives not with detachment or disdain (or alarm) but eagerly, as committed partners? It's been happening in Nova Scotia. The whole...