Making Waves Community Development Magazine

Posted by on February 23, 2009

The Winter 2008 edition of Making Waves has been released on-line at Much of the content concerns to the leadership which the community sector can offer the public in a time of growing distress and disillusionment with neo-liberalism. At the moment, we are a lot stronger on creativity than we are on clarity.

Leadership, Solidarity, Persistence
Announcing … a national summit in 2010 to explore and celebrate the community sector’s diverse actors and achievements and to help forge from them a movement.

Little Place, Big Story
The engine of revival for tiny Rosebud, Alberta has been the Arts – entrepreneurial and theatrical.

A New Beginning for Social Economy in Québec?
Social economy has become integral to Québec regional development strategy and to its response to recession.

The Demonstrating Value Initiative
Imagine a framework of performance assessment applicable to social enterprises of every type, yet affordable, accessible, and accurate. The DVI is making it happen.

A Window on the “Laboratory of Social Innovation”
The upcoming Forum on the Globalization of the Social Solidarity Economy will reinforce the possibility of a just, people-centred approach to the economy.

Navigating the Navigators
A practitioner comments on three outstanding (no, four) guides to social enterprise and what makes each outstanding.

CED’s Information Gap
Computers, the internet, and libraries put information by the metric ton at the very fingertips of CED practitioners. What’s needed to get them using it?

What’s so Special about Nova Scotia?
As the mystique of neo-liberalism crumbles, the many ways in which a “have-not” province mobilizes and deploys community capital are taking on a different aspect.

Don McNair
Making Waves: Canada’s CED Magazine
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