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NLFC: Co-operative Youth Services (May 2010)
Summary Report of Research & Survey Findings


Prepared For: Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Community Business Development Corporations (NLACBDC) & Newfoundland and Labrador Regional Economic Development Association (NLREDA)  Prepared By: Halima Musabekova


Inventaire des programmes et services de soutien au développement rural, relevant des gouvernements fédéral et provincial et d’organisations non gouvernementales, en place dans la province de Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador.   Préparé par David Curran Associates pour l’Équipe rurale de Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador du Secrétariat rural (Mai 2008)

Logistics & Transportation Services — A Canadian Perspective

Canadian distribution service firms must continuously introduce new and innovative business processes to remain competitive. This research report identifies industry perspectives, issues and drivers for green supply chain management practices, and thus helps inform logistics and transportation executives of current and future industry needs.

Retail Chain & Consumer Product Goods — A Canadian Perspective

With increased consumer interest in environmental impacts, green supply chain management is becoming increasingly important for Canadian retail chains and consumer product goods business partners. This report provides unique insights to help Canadian retail and consumer products supply chain executives understand the current trends and to recognize the benefits of adopting GSCM practices in distribution activities.

Manufacturing — A Canadian Perspective

This report provides Canadian manufacturers with insights on the internal and external pressures involved in adopting green supply chain management (GSCM) practices, specific GSCM practices that manufacturers use, business benefits gained by Best–in–Class manufacturers, and the GSCM technologies and processes used to achieve them.


 The Harris Centre: Reports and Presentations

Reports developed by or in partnership with The Leslie Harris Centre for Regional and Policy Development.


Remote Control: Governance Lessons for and from Small, Insular, and Remote Regions

Edited by Godfrey Baldacchino, Rob Greenwood, and Lawrence Felt

How does one transform small size and relative isolation into a powerful combination for sustainable growth and prosperity?




Taking Stock of the Regional Economic Development Process
The Taking Stock project was a participatory exercise that gathered input from RED Board volunteers and staff, provincial and federal government officials, and economic development stakeholders from all parts of the province. The focus was on how the zonal economic development process is working and how it can be improved.

Taking Stock Summary

Taking Stock Recommendations

NL Living Wage Report
The concern of out-migration is, as you well know, in the forefront of important business
facing this province. Many people are forced to leave Newfoundland and Labrador
because their household income is too low to sustain a family. The Humber Economic
Development Board would like to assist in addressing this issue and lends its support to
other provincial organizations that have the Newfoundland Living Wage on their

NLFL Green Jobs Discussion Paper
This paper is designed to provide an introduction to the green economy and green collar
jobs in the context of our changing provincial and global economies, in order to stimulate an
informed discussion among workers, civil society organizations, community organizations
and all levels of government regarding the opportunity for an emerging green jobs strategy
to enhance the economic, social and environmental sustainability of all communities in
Newfoundland and Labrador.

The Ministerial Committee Final Report
The Ministerial Committee on Regional Renewal was initiated by the Minister of
Innovation, Trade and Rural Development in response to the changing economic
environment of Newfoundland and Labrador since the inception of regional
economic development boards in 1995. The renewal process undertaken by this
Committee is intended to address the continued progress of regional economic
development in this province and the role of regional economic development
This document is intended to strengthen the regional economic development
process and the role of regional economic development boards by addressing
issues for discussion

Youth R&A Synthesis Report
On June 5, 2008, the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador announced the development of a
Youth Retention and Attraction Strategy to counter the negative impacts of youth out-migration,
strengthen the labour market and support the economic development of the province.
On behalf of the government, Canadian Policy Research Networks (CPRN) conducted a series of
deliberative dialogues or discussion sessions with young people from Newfoundland and Labrador.
In total, 13 dialogues were held in September and October 2008. Eleven of the sites were across
the province and two were outside, in Fort McMurray, Alberta and Ottawa, Ontario, where many
young people have relocated. At least one in-province dialogue was conducted in each of the nine
Rural Secretariat regions.

 Artists in Small and Rural Municipalities

Source: Hill Strategies Research Inc.

This report provides an analysis of artists residing in small and rural municipalities in Canada (i.e., municipalities with fewer than 50,000 residents). One-quarter of the 140,000 artists in Canada reside in small and rural municipalities.


Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Tourism Industries- December 2011

This profile provides a descriptive overview of SMEs in tourism industries and examines their differences compared with SMEs in non-tourism industries in terms of business and owner characteristics, access financing, financing terms and conditions and obstacles to business growth. 


LABOUR MARKET INFORMATION on recruitment and retention in primary agriculture

Source: Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council / Conseil canadien pour les ressources humaines en agriculture.

There is widespread recognition that traditional Canadian sources for agriculture labour are proving inadequate. This report reveals that Canada’s primary agricultural producers expect to require an additional 50,000 non-seasonal and 38,000 seasonal workers by the year 2012.
Rural Development in the EU

This report provides statistical and economic information covering the three objectives of Rural Development policy 2007-2013. An overview of Rural Development budget over the 2007-2013 period is included.



Each year the Commission publishes an Agricultural Annual Report on the agricultural situation in the European Union. A large part of the report is devoted to statistical information on Community agriculture. This is drawn up on the basis of information from Eurostat and data collected by the Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development.

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