Resources: Public Policy and Programs

Workfare is mere window-dressing. To really reduce welfare costs, Ontario's Tories should consider the example of employment development set in the... June 30, 2011
Regional economic adjustment can become a venue for towns and villages, already in crisis, to quarrel over government grants. In the Fisheries Legacy... April 04, 2011
In 2006 the Québec Summit on the Social and Solidarity Economy determined priorities for developing an economy rooted in social justice and... July 05, 2011
How relevant is the federal government to human capital development in this country, when the greatest advances lie in the strategies devised by... April 04, 2011
Affordable housing has been key to strategies of neighbourhood renewal since the 1960s. But beware the recent push in federal policy away from... July 03, 2011
The Bush Administration's interest in faith-based community initiatives has generated little that is new and nothing that is earth-shaking.... April 04, 2011
In a brief to the Parliamentary Committee on Human Resource Development (March 1994), the author insists that social security policy reform will not... July 01, 2011
Il est grand temps que nos collectivités (et le domaine du développement économique communautaire) tirent parti des compétences, de l'engagement et... July 03, 2011
Is public policy advocacy a worthwhile way for CED activists to spend their time? Probably not, if their onslaught is isolated in time, space, or... April 04, 2011
Although it may be just one more buzzword to a policy hack, 'innovation' is essential to the practice of community economic development. There's... March 30, 2011