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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 ...
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 ...
Enhancing Cultural Capital: The Arts and Community Development in Winnipeg
This research highlights the contribution that community-based arts organizations are making in Winnipeg ‘s inner city. The project reveals that there is not only a wealth of artistic and cultural resources in the inner ...
Aboriginal Focus Group Discussion Paper
The material presented in this report builds on the strengths of the larger First Nations/Métis/Inuit Mobility Study. This study is an ongoing examination of the key issues surrounding the mobility process, and the ...
Mobility Options for the Aging Population of Manitoba: An Action Plan for Regional Solutions
Safe mobility for older adults is a multifaceted and complex issue, and no single solution exists to address the needs of a diverse senior population. Solutions to improve transportation for seniors are impeded by a ...
Aboriginal Housing Plan
The recommendations and strategy advanced within this document are the result of a series of consultations that included the Manitoba Urban Native Housing Association membership, the general public, Canadian Aboriginal housing ...
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.