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Untapped Potential: Social Enterprise as a Tool to Stimulate Economic Development and Drive Social Outcomes in Newfoundland & Labrador [The Canadian CED Network, CCED]

Publisher: 
Choices for Youth
Year of publication: 
2018

This white paper analyzes the current national social enterprise landscape and explores the opportunities and challenges in our provincial context. Sharing insights on the social and economic value of social enterprises through the analysis of policies, best practices and academic research from across the country offers key recommendations to build a thriving and social enterprise ecosystem in Newfoundland and Labrador.

ITAC Brand Standards [Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada, ITAC]

Publisher: 
Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada
Year of publication: 
2018

The following pages outline the branding standards for the Indigenous
Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) and it’s sub-brand, Indigenous Canada,
created to present tourism experiences from the Indigenous peoples of
Canada to visitors from around the world. It speaks for a diverse and inclusive
group that encompasses the many Indigenous groups existing in Canada.
This document’s purpose is to assist with and to ensure brand consistency,
in both corporate and consumer-based applications. It establishes

Enterprise Risk Management [A Hundred Answers]

Publisher: 
A Hundred Answers
Year of publication: 
2015

“Our ERM approach and methodology aligns with our strategic planning approach with recognition that these two processes are tightly linked. We also leverage enablers, such as balanced scorecards, as well as industry frameworks and best practices to deliver high-value, business-focused outcomes for our clients, including risk universes and risk analytics.”

Privacy Program Design & Training [A Hundred Answers]

Publisher: 
A Hundred Answers
Year of publication: 
2015

“We help our clients design privacy into the fabric of the organization for greater efficiency and effectiveness. Our Risk Services team is experienced and knowledgeable of privacy legislation, best practices and privacy by design (PbD) principles as advocated by the Privacy Commissioner of Ontario. We have helped organizations comply with privacy regulations, including the Personal Health Information Privacy Act (PHIPA) and the Health and Information Portability and Accessibility Act (HIPAA).

Strategy & Roadmap [A Hundred Answers]

Publisher: 
A Hundred Answers
Year of publication: 
2015

“Our team of experienced strategy consultants are adept at stimulating innovative and visionary thinking, and its translation into concrete planning and execution. We perform the following: environmental scans, Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats (SWOT) analyses, Five Market Forces and Growth/Market Share analyses, preparing and facilitating exercises and strategy maps, engaging and aligning stakeholders, developing strategic plans and roadmaps, and consolidating results into actionable plans.

ABORIGINAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN CANADA: Best Practices, Policies and Strategies [First Peoples Group]

Publisher: 
First Peoples Group
Year of publication: 
2009

“This paper reports an in-depth review of the extant literature on the topic of Aboriginal economic development. Two key areas of analysis were identified as a means of delimiting the scope of the review because of both time and resource constraints, (1) The context for Aboriginal wealth creation and economic development, (2) Strategies, mechanisms and best practices for Aboriginal economic development.”

Closing the Skills Gap: Mapping a Path for Small Business [The Canadian Chamber of Commerce]

Publisher: 
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce
Year of publication: 
2013

“Our report presents the findings from the interaction of symposium participants that included owners and managers of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and stakeholders from government, academia and the learning and training communities. The report includes their recommendations for encouraging increased skills development in SMEs, makes policy recommendations for all stakeholders and highlights best practices in alleviating skills pressures.”

IWCL Case Study Video: St. Mary's Maliseet Nation [Coady International Institute]

Publisher: 
Coady International Institute
Year of publication: 
2012

"St. Mary's First Nation is the largest of Maliseet Nations along the St. John River in New Brunswick. The reserve is self-sufficient and boasts community- supported economic social development programs available to members on and off-reserve." Video Case Study.

IWCL Case Study: Membertou First Nation [Coady International Institute]

Publisher: 
Coady International Institute
Year of publication: 
2012

"Case Study: Membertou First Nation explores the process of Membertou’s transformation from a welfare reserve completely dependent on federal funding to one of Cape Breton’s economic bright spots. In delving into the community’s story, we will see that in order to transform itself, Membertou mobilized its most important asset - its people."

IWCL Case Study: Women of Membertou [Coady International Institute]

Publisher: 
Coady International Institute
Year of publication: 
2012

"Women of Membertou illustrates how innovative approaches to education can be securely tethered to the richness of the past, providing a platform for children’s well-being and educational achievement."

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