New Publication: Canada’s CED Magazine Making Waves
Posted by on May 17, 2002
From: Don McNair
Please find below a brief summary of the articles published in the Spring 2002 issue of “Making Waves: Canada’s Community Economic Development Magazine.” For more information, including sample articles from this and past issues, visit http://www.cedworks.com and select “Making Waves” on the menu bar.
Apologies for cross-postings.
FROM THIS EARTH
The power and promise of the community development corporation (CDC) lies in the way residents can use it to co-ordinate and focus all the energy that people and organizations, near and far, are willing to pour into local revitalization. How does such a sophisticated instrument arise out of the will of a distressed community, and remain true to that will? Winnipeg’s North End Community Renewal Corporation reads like a textbook example of the evolution of a CDC.
KILLING OFF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Development Isle Madame is a truly community-based development corporation with an enviable record of performance. Why should it go starved of core funding when the provincial government has millions to spare for conventional economic
A LIFE AFTER FISH
Regional economic adjustment can become a venue for towns and villages, already in crisis, to quarrel over government grants. In the Fisheries Legacy Trust, the towns, villages, and Community Futures Development Corporations on B.C.’s west coast turned one such federal program into a vehicle for partnership and innovation.
IT’S ABOUT TIME
Dependence on government funding sentences many of Canada’s social enterprises to a marginal existence. To unleash them and their creative spirit, Social Capital Partners intends to make investments that will foster nonprofit revenue generation, particularly in on-the-job training for at-risk youth.
IN SEARCH OF THE GRAIL
The Third National Gathering of Social Entrepreneurs in Seattle indicates the new level of sophistication and cross-national co-ordination now achieved by the practitioners of social enterprise.
WEST CHILCOTIN FOREST PRODUCTS
Since 1995, the inhabitants of Nimpo and Anahim Lakes have found a way to run a logging and milling business that respects Traditional Territory, the environment, tourism, and the need for profits and jobs. But can West Chilcotin Forest Products survive the twists and turns of the international lumber market?
ASSET BUILDING & IDAs – WHAT WE DON’T KNOW (BUT SHOULD)
Once you’ve read the standard introduction to Individual Development Accounts (IDAs), check this out. Jennifer Robson-Haddow lists the practical questions that policy-makers and practitioners should have about this instrument, and how the
national learn$ave project aims to get some answers.
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