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Portage la Prairie Social Planning Initiative: Phase One Report

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dc.contributor.author Distasio, Jino
dc.contributor.author Besner, Barb
dc.contributor.author Dudley, Michael
dc.contributor.author Kliewar, Karin
dc.contributor.author Ladd, Art
dc.contributor.author Mulligan, Susan
dc.contributor.author Powell, Dan
dc.contributor.author Wiseman, Kaeley
dc.contributor.author Warkentin, Joshua
dc.date 2009
dc.date.accessioned 2014-10-15T19:41:10Z
dc.date.available 2014-10-15T19:41:10Z
dc.date.issued 2009-08-01
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10680/762
dc.description Report: 115 pp.; ill., digital file. en_US
dc.description.abstract The Institute of Urban Studies (IUS), in partnership with the Portage Community Network (PCN), undertook a public engagement process to produce a social planning framework for the city of Portage la Prairie. This report highlights the findings of the process and provides 26 recommendations. It also includes a demographic profile and mapping study of the city, a summary of findings from the stakeholder and public engagement process, and a review of social planning theory and practices. The overall intent is to gain an initial understanding of the issues at hand, and to set out the theoretical and practical issues involved in social planning. Staff at the IUS engaged in reviews of best practices in social planning, emphasizing small cities; analyzed demographic data related to social conditions in Portage la Prairie; engaged in broad consultation with key informants and residents about social needs and assets; identified social policy and program areas of strength and weakness, and proposed improvements and additions to the programming environment; and proposed elements, dimensions and values into an evaluative framework to guide the production of a social plan, and suggest indicators to gauge its effectiveness. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Neighbourhoods Alive!, The City of Portage la Prairie, Regional Health Authority Central Manitoba, Inc. - Healthy Living Program, Community Foundation of Portage and District, Inc., Healthy Child Coalition - Central Manitoba, Child and Family Services of Central Manitoba Foundation, Inc., Portage Plains United Way. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Institute of Urban Studies
dc.subject Social planning -- Manitoba -- Portage la Prairie en_US
dc.subject Community development -- Manitoba -- Portage la Prairie en_US
dc.subject Public opinion -- Manitoba -- Portage la Prairie en_US
dc.subject Portage la Prairie (Man.) -- Social policy en_US
dc.title Portage la Prairie Social Planning Initiative: Phase One Report en_US
dc.type Other en_US


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