Research Reports

2016    Co-op Films in Canada, 1940–2015. George Melnyk (8 1/2 x 11, 178pp., Research Report) PDF

2016    The Fifth Co-operative Principle in Action: Mapping the Co-operative Educational Initiatives of Canadian Co-operatives. Erin Hancock and Annabelle Brault (8 1/2 x 11, 72 pp., Research Report) PDF

2015    Positive Aging for All: Is the Co-operative Model the Best Option for the Delivery of Elder-Care Services? Adegboyega Kazeem Lawal (34pp., Research Report) PDF to come

2014    “Together We Can Do So Much”: A Case Study in Building Respectful Relations in the Social Economy of Sioux Lookout. Sean Meades, Astrid Johnston, and Gayle Broad (8 1/2 x 11, 100pp., Research Report) PDF

2014    Labour Market Study: A Community-Based Research Report. Prepared for Mamaweswen: The North Shore Tribal Council, Naadmaadwiiuk, Saulteaux Enterprises, and the Aboriginal Human Resources Development Agreement. Christine Sy, Gayle Broad, Natalie Waboose, and Heather Schmidt (8 1/2 x 11, 120pp.,  Research Report) PDF

2014    Engaging Youth in Community Futures: The Rural Youth Research Internship Project. David Thompson and Ashleigh Sauvé (8 1/2 x 11, 58pp., Research Report) PDF

2014    A Profile of Community Economic Development in Manitoba. Janielle Brooks-Smith and Brendan Reimer (8 1/2 x 11, 46pp., Research Report) PDF

2014    Subverting the Local Food Economy Status Quo: The Intrinsic Relationship of Regionalized Ethics to the Practice and Discourse of Food Sovereignty. Maximilian Aulinger (8 1/2 x 11, 56pp., Research Report) PDF

2014    International Students in Saskatchewan: Policies, Programs, and Perspectives. Joe Garcea and Neil Hibbert (8 1/2 x 11, 92pp., Research Report) PDF

2014    Awareness of and Support for the Social Economy in Saskatoon: Opinion Leader Views. Emily Hurd and Louise Clarke (8 1/2 x 11, Research Report) PDF

2014    Worker Co-operative Development in Saskatchewan: The Promise, the Problems, and the Prospects. Mitch Diamantopoulos and April Bourgeois (8 1/2 x 11, 80pp., Research Report) PDF

2014    A Global Market in the Heart of Winnipeg: Measuring and Mapping the Social and Cultural Development of Food in the Central Market for Global Families. Kaeley Wiseman, Jino Distasio, and Raymond Ngarboui (8 1/2 x 11, 84pp., Research Report) PDF

2014    Relying on their Own Resources: Building an Anishinaabek-Run, Sustainable Economy in the East Side Boreal — Waabanong — of Lake Winnipeg. Alon Weinberg (8 1/2 x 11, 40pp., Research Report) PDF

2014    The Reality of the Social Economy and Its Empowering Potential for Boreal Anishinaa­bek Communities in Eastern Manitoba. Alon Weinberg (8 1/2 x 11, 40pp., Research Report) PDF

2014    Penokean Hills Farms: Business Analysis and Strategic Plan. Brandon Lawrence and Gayle Broad (8 1/2 x 11, 100pp., Research Report) PDF2013    Models for Effective Credit Union Governance: Maintaining Community Connections Following a Merger. Lou Hammond Ketilson and Kimberly Brown (8 1/2 x 11, 84pp., Occasional Paper/Research Report) PDF2013    Self-Directed Funding: An Evaluation of Self-Managed Contracts in Saskatchewan. Isobel M. Findlay and Anar Damji (8 1/2 x 11, 84pp., Research Report) PDF

2013    Through the Eyes of Women: What a Co-operative Can Mean in Supporting Women during Confinement and Integration. Isobel Findlay, James Popham, Patrick Ince, and Sarah Takahashi (8 1/2 x 11, 116pp., Research Report) PDF

2013    Health in the Communities of Duck Lake and Beardy’s and Okemasis First Nation. Julia Bidonde, Mark Brown, Catherine Leviten-Reid, and Erin Nicolas (8 1/2 x 11, 53pp., Research Report) PDF

2012    Individualized Funding: A Framework for Effective Implementation. Marsha Dozar, Don Gallant, Judy Hannah, Emily Hurd, Jason Newberry, Ken Pike, and Brian Salisbury (8 1/2 x 11, 25pp., Research Report) PDF

2012    Mapping Social Capital in a Network of Community Development Organizations: The South West Centre for Entrepreneurial Development Organizational Network. Jason Heit (8 1/2 x 11, 70pp., Research Report) PDF

2012    Participatory Action Research: Challenges, Complications, and Opportunities. Patricia W. Elliott (8 1/2 x 11, 54pp., Research Report) PDF

2012    Community-Based Regional Food Distribution Initiatives. Colin Anderson and Stéphane McLachlan (8 1/2 x 11, 12pp., Research Report) PDF

2011    “A Place to Learn, Work, and Heal”: An Evaluation of Crocus Co-operative. Julia Bidonde and Catherine Leviten-Reid (8 1/2 x 11, 64pp., Research Report) PDF

2011    An Economic Analysis of Microcredit Lending. Haotao Wu (8 1/2 x 11, 208pp., PhD Dissertation/Research Report) PDF

2011    Empowerment through Co-operation: Disability Inclusion via Multistakeholder Co-operative Development. Kama Soles (8 1/2 x 11, 138pp., MA Thesis/Research Report) PDF

2011    Economic Impact of Credit Unions on Rural Communities. Fortunate Mavenga (8 1/2 x 11, 133pp., MA Thesis/Research Report) PDF

2011    Building a Federal Policy Framework and Program in Support of Community Economic Development. Kirsten Bernas and Brendan Reimer (8 1/2 x 11, 56pp., Research Report) PDF

2011    Understanding and Promoting Effective Partnerships for CED: A Case Study of SEED Winnipeg’s Partnerships. Gaelene Askeland and Kirit Patel (8 1/2 x 11, 43pp., Research Report) PDF

2011    The Management of Co-operatives: Developing a Postsecondary Course. Leezann Freed-Lobchuk, Vera Goussaert, Michael Benarroch, and Monica Juarez Adeler (8 1/2 x 11, 37pp., Research Report) PDF2011    Co-operative Marketing Options for Organic Agriculture. Jason Heit and Michael Gertler (8 1/2 x 11, 136pp., Research Report) PDF

2011    Mining and the Social Economy in Baker Lake, Nunavut. Warren Bernauer (8 1/2 x 11, 32pp., Research Report) PDF

2011    Enhancing and Linking Ethnocultural Organizations and Communities in Rural Manitoba: A Focus on Brandon and Steinbach. Jill Bucklaschuk and Monika Sormova (8 1/2 x 11, 68pp., Research Report) PDF

2011    Community Resilience, Adaptation, and Innovation: The Case of the Social Economy in La Ronge. Kimberly Brown, Isobel M. Findlay, and Rob Dobrohoczki (8 1/2 x 11, 73pp., Research Report) PDF

2010    Municipal Government Support of the Social Economy Sector. Jenny Kain, Emma Sharkey, and Robyn Webb (8 1/2 x 11, 68pp., Research Report, co-published with the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance) PDF

2010    Portrait of Community Resilience of Sault Ste Marie. Jude Ortiz and Linda Savory-Gordon (8 1/2 x 11, 80pp., Research Report) PDF

2010    Community-Based Planning: Engagement, Collaboration, and Meaningful Participation in the Creation of Neighbourhood Plans. Karin Kliewer (8 1/2 x 11, 72pp., Research Report) PDF

2010    Eat Where You Live: Building a Social Economy of Local Food in Western Canada. Joel Novek and Cara Nichols (8 1/2 x 11, 72pp., Research Report) PDF

2010    Cypress Hills Ability Centres Inc.: Exploring Alternatives. Maria Basualdo and Chipo Kangayi (8 1/2 x 11, 76pp., Research Report) PDF

2010    Exploring Key Informants’ Experiences with Self-Directed Funding. Nicola S. Chopin and Isobel M. Findlay (8 1/2 x 11, 122pp., Research Report) PDF

2010    Adult Education and the Social Economy: The Commu­nitarian Pedagogy of Watson Thomson. Michael Chartier (8 1/2 x 11, 114pp., MA Thesis/Research Report) PDF

2010    Self-Determination in Action: The Entrepreneurship of the Northern Saskatchewan Trappers Association Co-operative. Dwayne Pattison and Isobel M. Findlay (8 1/2 x 11, 64pp., Research Report) PDF

2009    South Bay Park Rangers Employment Project for Persons Living with a Disability: A Case Study in Individual Empowerment and Community Interdependence. Isobel M. Findlay, Julia Bidonde, Maria Basualdo, and Alyssa McMurtry (8 1/2 x 11, 46pp., Research Report) PDF

2009    Enabling Policy Environments for Co-operative Development: A Comparative Experience. Monica Juarez Adeler (8 1/2 x 11, 40pp., Research Report) PDF

2009    Culture, Creativity, and the Arts: Achieving Community Resilience and Sustainability through the Arts in Sault Ste. Marie. Jude Ortiz and Gayle Broad (8 1/2 x 11, 133pp., Research Report) PDF

2009    The Importance of Policy for Community Economic Development: A Case Study of the Manitoba Context. Brendan Reimer, Dan Simpson, Jesse Hajer, John Loxley (8 1/2 x 11, 47pp., Research Report) PDF

2009    Northern Ontario Women’s Economic Development Conference Report. PARO Centre for Women’s Enterprise (8 1/2 x 11, 66pp., Research Report) PDF

2008    Evaluation of Saskatoon Urban Aboriginal Strategy. Cara Spence and Isobel Findlay (8 1/2 x 11, 44pp., Research Report) PDF

2008    Urban Aboriginal Strategy Funding Database. Karen Lynch, Cara Spence, and Isobel Findlay (8 1/2 x 11, 22pp., Research Report) PDF

2008    Social Enterprises and the Ontario Disability Support Program: A Policy Perspective on Employ­ing Persons with Disabilities. Gayle Broad and Madison Saunders (8 1/2 x 11, 41pp., Research Report) PDF

2008    A New Vision for Saskatchewan: Changing Lives and Systems through Individualized Funding for People with Intellectual Disabilities. Karen Lynch and Isobel Findlay (8 1/2 x 11, 138pp., Research Report) PDF

2008    Community Supported Agriculture: Putting the “Culture” Back into Agriculture. Miranda Mayhew, Cecilia Fernandez, and Lee-Ann Chevrette (8 1/2 x 11, 10pp., Research Report) PDF

2008    Algoma Central Railway: Wilderness Tourism by Rail Opportunity Study. Prepared by Malone Given Parsons Ltd. for the Coalition for Algoma Passenger Trains (8 1/2 x 11, 82pp., Research Report) PDF

2008    Recovery of the Collective Memory and Projection into the Future: ASOPRICOR. Jose Reyes, Janeth Valero, and Gayle Broad (8 1/2 x 11, 44pp., Research Report) PDF

2008    Measuring and Mapping the Impact of Social Economy Enterprises: The Role of Co-ops in Community Popula­tion Growth. Chipo Kangayi, Rose Olfert, and Mark Partridge (8 1/2 x 11, 42pp., Research Report) PDF

2008    Financing Social Enterprise: An Enterprise Perspective. Wanda Wuttunee, Martin Chicilo, Russ Rothney, and Lois Gray (8 1/2 x 11, 32pp., Research Report) PDF

2008    Financing Social Enterprise: A Scan of Financing Provi­ders in the Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Northwestern Ontario Region. Wanda Wuttunee, Russ Rothney, and Lois Gray (8 1/2 x 11, 39pp., Research Report) PDF

2008    Government Policies towards Community Economic Development and the Social Economy in Quebec and Manitoba. John Loxley and Dan Simpson (8 1/2 x 11, 66pp., Research Report) PDF

2008    Growing Pains: Social Enterprise in Saskatoon’s Core Neighbourhoods. Mitch Diamantopoulos and Isobel Findlay (8 1/2 x 11, 70pp., Research Report) PDF


2006    Networking Diversity: Including Women and Other Under-Represented Groups in Co-operatives. Myfanwy Van Vliet (8 1/2 x 11, 24pp., Research Report)


2003    Beyond Beef and Barley: Organizational Innovation and Social Factors in Farm Diversification and Sustainability. Michael Gertler, JoAnn Jaffe, and Lenore Swystun (8 1/2 x 11, 118pp., Research Report, $12) PDF2003    The Role of Social Cohesion in the Adoption of Innovation and Selection of Organizational Form. Roger Herman (8 1/2 x 11, 58pp., Research Report) PDF