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Sources welcomes Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL)
2008-12-13
Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL)
The Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL) is an independent, non-partisan think tank dedicated to strengthening Canadian relations with Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Chinese shrine seeks stock-market path to financial nirvana
Zhejiang's Mount Putuo is latest sacred site to contemplate listing, prompting alarm over commercialisation of Chinese culture
Branigan, Tania
Article
2012
The Guardian
Mount Putuo in Zhejiang is the latest of several religious sites whose administrators have announced plans for a multimillion-pound stock-market flotation.
Europe's Leaders Visit Athens to Celebrate Their Failure
Fotiadis, Apostolis
Article
2014
Inter Press Service
The start of Greece's six-month presidency of the EU was marked by a ceremony in the Greek capital attended by the EU commissioners. But protests were banned and there was no in-depth talk about the r...
A Marxist History of the World part 77 World Revolution
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2012
Counterfire
In the five years after the First World War, revolutionary contagion spread around the world. It showed the extraordinary possibilities that arise when the masses become active in making their own his...
A Marxist History of the World part 81: The Roaring Twenties
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2012
Counterfire
Although the 'American Dream' became a reality for millions in the 1920s, it was built on shaky grounds - the huge speculative bubble that was building up on Wall Street was waiting to collapse
A Marxist History of the World part 92: The Great Boom
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2012
Counterfire
In the first three decades after the war, the world economy experienced unprecedented growth rates and falling unemployment. But the boom rested on unstable foundations.
Rumble in the jungle
Carroll, Rory
Article
2009
Guardian Weekly
Could Peru's uncontacted Amazonian tribes be wiped out by oil giants? Not if they don't exist.

Sources Bookshelf

Telling the Truth
Socialist Register 2006
Panitch, Leo; Keys, Colin (eds.)
Book
2005
A collection of essays that examines the difficulties of illuminating the degenerative and secretive nature of public life.

Media

Making Waves
Discusses the principles and practice of economic development geared to rebuild endangered or deteriorating communities.

Government Ministries & Agencies

Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency
ACOA's goal is to improve the economy of Atlantic Canadian communities through the successful development of business and job opportunities.
Canadian International Development Agency
Mandate: "Supporting sustainable development, reducing poverty and providing humanitarian assistance in order to promote a more secure, equitable and prosperous world."
Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Employment & Infrastructure
Leads and promotes Ontario economic development and markets the province as a tourist destination and place for business and job growth. Information on the ministry is available via the Internet: www....
Enterprise Cape Breton Corporation
Promotes and assists the financing and development of industry in the region, providing employment outside the coal-producing sector and broadening the base of the local economy.
Industry Canada
Industry Canada's mission is to foster a growing, competitive, and innovative knowledge-based Canadian economy that provides more and better jobs for Canadians; supports stronger, sustainable business...
Newfoundland & Labrador Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Recreation
This Department of the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador is responsible for the planning, analysis, research, development, and promotion activity related to all aspects of the province's tourism...
Western Economic Diversification
Works to strengthen western innovation, entrepreneurship and community economic development.


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