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When corporate capitalism fails to deliver, what can? Argentina offers a dramatic test case that bears comparison with the transitions that are happening in Canada and other parts of the world. ...
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In his recent book Humanizing the Economy (New Society, 2010), John Restakis notes the discredit into which free-market capitalism is once again falling, and explains how co-operatives could emerge...
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Topic Proposal 2011-17Housing is one of the connections between carbon emissions, the erosion of community, and the cost-price squeeze that household economies are experiencing. By examining and...
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Especially since the 1996 Summit on the Economy and Employment, social economy players in Québec have worked to create and adapt financial tools to assist social enterprise.In 2007, the Chantier de l...
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The growing resistance to a development model that disconnects the economic from the social and environmental conditions needed for decent human life has been manifest for many years.This resistance...
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Indicator initiatives are mushrooming across North America. This report by Paul Reed, senior social scientist for Statistics Canada and associate director of the Carleton Centre for Applied Social...
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Social enterprises blend economic with social and/or environmental goals in order to correct injustice or other serious errors in our ways of life. Social enterprises essentially demand a higher...
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The leaders of Aboriginal communities face many trying problems and issues. They must deal with shortages of skilled labour, lack of capital and markets, and a lack of control over the local economy...
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Regional or local economic development in Canada is becoming a larger and larger issue as capital and jobs become more and more mobile. Communities, and the people in them, are becoming part of a...
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Critical to any strategy of community renewal is the preparation of the themselves – their skills, attitudes, and self-concept – for the change that is to take place. Systems, technology, programs,...