Policy Development and Implementation in Complex Files:
Lessons from "Vibrant Communities"
This case study was written as part of the Special Studies series developed by the Canada School of Public Service. It will be used as training material for federal public servants. The Vibrant Communities story discusses the policy lessons for complex initiatives that involve multiple objectives and sectors. Because it provides lessons from the community perspective, it contrasts with the first story in the series, by Ralph Smith, on the National Homelessness Initiative, which was written from a government perspective.
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Sherri Torjman, May 09, 2013
In response to the perpetual shortage of funding for a wide range of social needs, Ottawa just announced its commitment to the use of social impact bonds.