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The Importance of Policy for Community Economic Development: A Case Study of the Manitoba Context
This Participatory Action Research project will engage community economic development and social economy actors in Manitoba in identifying policy priorities that will support the sector in building stronger communities and ...
Urban Dakota: Quality of Life Indicators Project, Phase 1 Final Report
The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) Research and Policy Development (RPD) Unit applied to the Winnipeg Inner-City Research Alliance (WIRA) to examine the urban experience of two of the First Peoples in central Canada – ...
A Profile of Income Assistance Recipients in Winnipeg’s Inner City
The objective of this study is to examine the experiences of welfare recipients with the welfare bureaucracy in the city of Winnipeg. For many inner city residents some form of income assistance is a vital part of their ...
Building Community Capacity in Winnipeg's Inner City: Exploring The Learning and Resource Needs of Volunteer Boards of Directors in Non-Profit Organizations, Community Summary
This report explores community development and adult education with inner city residents who sit on boards of directors of non-profit organizations - in particular licensed childcare facilities, women’s centers and family ...
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.
Eat Where you Live
The Rise of the Fringe Financial Services in Winnipeg's North End: Client Experiences, Firm Legitimacy and Community-Based Alternatives
This report documents research undertaken... to examine the rise of fringe financial services in Winnipeg's North End. Fringe financial services include a variety of financial services such as loans and cheque-cashing that ...
Wnnipeg Inner-City Research Alliance - Summer Institute, Course Assignment: "What Makes a Good Urban Neighbourhood?"
This is the outline for a course given as part of the 2004 WIRA Summer Institute. The assignment was to produce a 20-item annotated bibliography in APA format with introduction and conclusion on course-relevant readings.
Finding Our Way Home: Housing Options in Inner-City Winnipeg for People with Disabilities Who Are Dying
This project encompassed three pertinent social issues: the lack of safe, affordable, available and accessible inner city Winnipeg housing; the lack of supports available for people living in the core area experiencing end ...
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 ...