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By Rubert Downing

Over the 5 years of the Canadian Social economic system learn Partnerships, public coverage emerged as a key theme.

This publication brings jointly the nationwide Hub’s public coverage and information mobilization paper sequence, 3 papers interpreting strategic and sensible features of public coverage improvement, and new examine at the hyperlinks among the social financial system and environmental sustainability.

International comparisons current the various features of jurisdictions the place public coverage has contributed to a dynamic social financial system zone, and papers on governance, financing and procurement concentrate on a number of the concerns which are key for the improvement of the social economy.

Canadian Public coverage and the Social economic climate is a handy compilation of the key works on public coverage produced via the Canadian Social economic climate study Partnerships.

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2) The government’s commitment to the SE has been well documented. 7 million in employment, $10 million to the Chantier de l’economie sociale, $10. 4 million in community media) (MAMR, 2008). Québec’s commitment to the Social Economy is further expressed in the creation of the Office of the Social Economy within the Ministry of Regional and Economic Development in 2003. ; • Clientele-oriented policies and programs: handicapped, social integration through training. • Developing a framework for new enterprise models (solidarity co-operatives); • Support for networks and regional infrastructure organizations; • Recognition of the SE through partnerships with organizations; • Loans and loan guarantees for collective enterprises; 36 Advancing the Social Economy: International Perspectives • Fiscal and direct measures to support financial intermediaries; and • Support for co-operative enterprises.

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