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Getting the Majority to Vote: Practical Solutions to Re-engage Citizens in Local Elections

Across BC voting is decreasing in all levels of elections—federal, provincial and municipal. Voter turnout in federal and provincial elections is now below 60 per cent, but more dramatically we are seeing many municipal elections in which only

SHARE releases 2013 Key Proxy Vote

Find all the details and download a copy at http://proxyvotesurvey.ca

Made-In-BC Ferries: The economic benefits of local ship procurement

Institutional procurement is a powerful, and often underutilized, economic development strategy that can positively impact “value added” economic sectors. How and where procurement dollars are spent can have important economic effects.

Buying Local: Tools for Forward-Thinking Institutions

There are many opportunities for organizations to benefit themselves, as well as the economies that sustain them, by making minor adjustments to the way that they purchase goods and services. This report outlines strategies and paths that policy-makers, sustainability managers, procurement professionals and others involved in institutional purchasing decisions can pursue to realize this potential.

Resources, Rights and Respect: Investor Expectations of the Human Rights Responsibilities of Mining Companies

Mining is a globally important industry with profound effects on communities and the environment. due to the growing interest in the social impacts of business, these effects - both positive and negative – are increasingly being viewed through the lens of international human rights.

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