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Canada is falling behind other countries on Social Innovation

by CPRN / RCRPP

Canada is falling behind other countries, such as Australia, the UK and the US in recognizing the value of social innovation (SI) for addressing complex public policy issues. A new report from Canadian Policy Research Networks (CPRN), Social Innovation in Canada: An Update by Mark Goldenberg, Wathira Kamoji, Larry Orton and Michael Williamson, highlights the urgency of the social challenges before us, such as climate change, sustainability, poverty and globalization, particularly in the midst of a global economic downturn, and points to the importance of fostering SI as a solution.

Release Date: 8 Oct 2009
Number of pages: 2
Document number: 51941

Related Publication:

Research Report: Social Innovation in Canada: An Update