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Comprehensive Community Initiatives
Many cities are trying to undermine poverty with comprehensive, long-term action - action rooted in local energy and assets, yet insistent on...
July 02, 2011
Confessions Of A Pilot Project Junky
In the first of three installments, CODA's Paul Born takes stock of CED's accomplishments in Canada and what we must do to turn proven innovations...
July 01, 2011
CreateAction is a unique program of the Canadian CED Network (CCEDNet) that enables youth across Canada to gain first-hand experience in community...
July 03, 2011
Designing Leadership Development Programs
Specific, short-term training can be used to fill the gaps in a community's repertoire of skills so local leaders are better able to guide and...
March 30, 2011
Developing Civic Indicators and Community Accounting in Canada
Indicator initiatives are mushrooming across North America. This report by Paul Reed, senior social scientist for Statistics Canada and associate...
March 04, 2011
Development Corporation Basics (Facilitators Manual)
This manual is a comprehensive guide for facilitators of the Development Corporation Basics Workshop, an intensive introduction to development...
July 05, 2011
Development Wheel Workshop
This 4-day event can assist the efforts of a wide variety of Aboriginal organizations to become more effective in their community economic...
February 24, 2011
Does it work? Or doesn't it?
Like it or not, the future of community economic development turns on evaluations of our organizations and initiatives. If they "achieve change" by...
February 15, 2011
Offered for first time in Canada this September, at the Shatford Centre in Penticton, B.C., Dragon Dreaming is a way to make our dreams come true by...
August 20, 2012
Early Warning System (for potential re-locations, down-sizings, closures)
This set of procedures gathers information that permits a precise understanding of a business' difficulties so that assistance might be offered...
March 30, 2011