Community Wealth Building: The Prosperous Province

A great collaborative series was recently released by University of Toronto’s Mowat Centre and the Atkinson Foundation titled “The Prosperous Province”. The research paper duo takes a look at case studies in Toronto and elsewhere to explore two model strategies for community wealth building: anchor institutions and community benefit agreements. Find the reports online:

Nevena Dragicevic on Anchor Institutions


Andrew Galley on Community Benefit Agreements 

Don’t have time to read the full reports? Check out the Mowat Centre’s “Too Long; Didn’t Read” post on social procurement. Nevena Dragicevic gives you the run-down on its potential for Toronto’s Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy:

“One of Toronto’s most powerful tools to address poverty is also the most overlooked”