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  1. Impact of Summer Temporary Employment Program elimination in 2013 [Download]

    Title: Impact of Summer Temporary Employment Program elimination in 2013
    Creator: Inter-City Forum on Social Policy
    Description: The Government of Alberta suspended the Summer Temporary Employment Program (STEP) as part of Budget 2013. In response, the InterCity Forum on Social Policy (ICFSP) administered a survey to gauge the impact that the elimination of STEP would have on organizations in municipalities across Alberta. This document contains an executive summary, an analysis of the survey results, and a copy of the questionnaire that was completed by participating organizations.
    Subjects: Summer employment, Community development, Urban--Social aspects, Community programs, Urban, Youth--Employment
    Date Created: 2013/06/17
  2. The Edmonton General Plan: citizen participation program. Volume I [Download]

    Title: The Edmonton General Plan: citizen participation program. Volume I
    Creator: Edmonton Social Planning Council
    Description: The Edmonton Social Planning Council was contracted to initiate a process for citizen input to the Review of Edmonton's General Plan. This provided for the involvement of citizens, over a period of time from six months before the publication of the first draft of the Plan through to the final public hearings.
    Subjects: City planning--Citizen participation
    Date Created: 1979/06
  3. Response to the proposed downtown area redevelopment plan [Download]

    Title: Response to the proposed downtown area redevelopment plan
    Creator: Edmonton Social Planning Council
    Subjects: City planning--Evaluation
    Date Created: 1981/02
  4. Community use of the Sacred Heart school: a follow-up to the report "The Sacred Heart Collective: an effective use of a closed school?" [Download]

    Title: Community use of the Sacred Heart school: a follow-up to the report "The Sacred Heart Collective: an effective use of a closed school?"
    Creator: Carlson, Ashley
    Subjects: School facilities--Extended use, Community centers--Evaluation
    Date Created: 2006/01
  5. Community voices, perspectives and priorities: executive summary [Download]

    Title: Community voices, perspectives and priorities: executive summary
    Creator: Edmonton Social Planning Council
    Description: An executive summary from the Edmonton Civic Panel, prepared by the Edmonton Social Planning Council. This document summarizes the findings of the Panel's participation in Inclusive Cities Canada - a national initiative examining social inclusion in Canadian cities.
    Subjects: Marginality, Social--Prevention, Urban policy--Planning, Quality of life, Social isolation
    Date Created: 2005/03
  6. Edmonton LIFE: local indicators for excellence [Download]

    Title: Edmonton LIFE: local indicators for excellence
    Creator: Edmonton Social Planning Council
    Description: Edmonton LIFE is a collaborative, ongoing project that has established a shared definition of quality of life in Edmonton. The project provides an accessible and comprehensive report measuring health, environmental, economic and social indicators.
    Subjects: Quality of life--Measurement, Health status indicators, Social indicators, Environmental indicators, Quality of life--Statistics, Economic indicators
    Date Created: 1998
  7. People first: a community self-help manual [Download]

    Title: People first: a community self-help manual
    Creator: Edmonton Social Planning Council
    Subjects: Community development--Law and legislation, Community development, Urban, Handbooks, manuals, etc., Community organization--Citizen participation, Community leadership
    Date Created: 1979
  8. The nuts and bolts of community economic development [Download]

    Title: The nuts and bolts of community economic development
    Creator: Dorsey, Candas Jane
    Description: Selected papers and proceedings from a conference held in Edmonton, Alberta. November 19 - 20, 1982. This document summarizes the major themes and reproduces a variety of papers representing each theme of a 1982 conference entitled Community Profit, which drew together some two hundred people from across the country to discuss experiences of community economic development and to provide an opportunity to familiarize new people with the concept thus gaining it wider recognition and application.
    Subjects: Economic development--Citizen participation, Economic development--Social aspects, Community development, Economic development projects
    Date Created: 1982
  9. Rape of the block or everyperson's guide to neighbourhood defense [Download]

    Title: Rape of the block or everyperson's guide to neighbourhood defense
    Creator: Parnell, Missy
    Description: A handbook for citizen organization and engagement in their own communities.
    Subjects: Neighborhoods--Citizen participation, Community development, Urban, Neighborhoods--Planning, Community development--Law and legislation
    Date Created: 1974
  10. The river valley: for whom and for what? A joint meeting of the Community Planning Association and the Council of Community Services [Download]

    Title: The river valley: for whom and for what? A joint meeting of the Community Planning Association and the Council of Community Services
    Creator: Council of Community Services of Edmonton and District
    Description: Transcript from a panel discussion of planners and a professor of town and regional planning at University of Toronto (reprinted from Community Planning Review, a publication of the Community Planning Association of Canada).
    Subjects: Regional planning, City planning, Urban policy--Planning, Land use--Planning
    Date Created: 1962/11