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An initiative is a series of related activities directed towards a major tangible output (product/service) intended to contribute to a specified (and desired) future outcome. An initiative must have a well-defined objective, an understood scope, start and end dates, known resource requirements, etc. Research can strengthen the development of an initiative since environmental scanning and stakeholder consultation can establish objective and scope.



Update Regional Labour Market Profile. The REDB will compile relevant information using community accounts and share with area businesses

Worker Recruitment project: Having surveyed business respecting labour market challenges and holding a business round table, the REDB will develop a newcomer attraction website with local municipalities, lead formation of “welcoming region’ committee, form a business network of seasonal employers to collaborate on worker retention


With reference to the given scenario, the activity is a step in developing the initiative; however the outcome is unknown and the activity is not substantive. The specific labour market need is not clearly defined in the activity although the initiative has a tangible objective that will generate a desired outcome that meets performance based funding criteria.

Initiatives vs. Activities GoToMeeting- June-2010

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