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Exploring Housing-Induced Poverty among Middle-Income Canadian Households
This report began by exploring the concept of working poverty. It was determined at the outset that while much work had been done on the traditional working poor – that is those low earning “working households” – little ...
Community Distress Towards a National Measure
(Policy Research and Coordination Directorate, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, 2008-01)
This report developed and tested a proposed Canadian Distress Index (CDI) model capable of exploring distress across and within Canadian cities. The proposed index is discussed in terms of its ability to inform policy ...
Provincial and Territorial Interests in Land Use Planning and Development
Land use planning in Canada is in the process of undergoing a radical shift as legislation, much of which dates from the 1980s or even the 1970s, is less and less able to cope with the increasing complexity of land use ...
Enhancing and Linking Ethnocultural Organizations and Communities in Rural Manitoba: A Focus on Brandon and Steinbach
Developing strong, resourceful ethnocultural organizations that can meet newcomers and members’ needs impacts the successful settlement and retention of immigrants in communities. Ethnocultural organizations must be ...
Urban Gardening: Cultivating More Than Just Produce
(Institute of Urban Studies, 2006-01-01)
The two sustainable development goals of high-density development and urban gardening have conflicted with each other in recent decades. When land is available, particularly in the inner-city, a choice must often be made ...
Sustainable Churchill Interim Report
This Interim Report reports on a series of public consultations with residents in the community of Churchill as a part of the Sustainable Churchill initiative, which is a partnership between the Town of Churchill and the ...
Portage la Prairie Social Planning Initiative: Phase One Report
(Institute of Urban Studies, 2009-08-01)
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 ...
Sustainable Financing for the Social Economy, Phases 1 and 2
This 2 phase project intends to assist organizations involved in financing social enterprises to develop and deliver financial products and services that meet the various long- and short-term financing needs of this client group.