Community awareness

Generating Growth (1995)

Improving Access to Capital by Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

This report of the Task Force on Access to Capital of the Canadian Labour Market and Productivity Centre discusses and makes recommendations concerning financing barriers relevant to small and medium-sized enterprises in Canada. The work of the Task Force builds on recommendations made by the CLMPC’s Economic Restructuring Committee in their 1993 report, Canada: Meeting the Challenge of Change.

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2007-03-08

Study Reveals Cracks in Canada's Literacy Foundation: Community says politics must not stand in the way of progress - comments by MCL (2005)

This press release from the Movement for Canadian Literacy regarding the 2003 International Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey (IALLSS) which reveals serious cracks in Canada's literacy foundation with as many as 4 in 10 Canadian adults below the skill level considered necessary to thrive in today's knowledge society.

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2006-03-30

Report on Literacy in Annapolis County (2002)

The purpose of this project was to conduct research and collect data pertaining to literacy issues affecting the residents of Annapolis County.

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2005-10-11

Building Community Capacity: Focus on Literacy (2005)

Community Impact Evaluation and Literacy Practitioner Impact Evaluation

In 2004, Literacy Alberta and Bow Valley College partnered to develop a two-part training course for practitioners working in the literacy field. The first part of the project involved the design and development of the course and the practicum, while the second part saw the delivery of a pilot of the course to 11 “literacy specialist” participants from 11 different Alberta communities.

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2005-09-22

Face the Facts (2004)

This guide is the result of a project designed to provide awareness and to promote a greater understanding of the issues of literacy in our society. The targeted group was ages 12 – 17, as well as the general public, the medical community, and volunteer organizations.

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2005-06-29

Grassroots: Community Writing 2002: The Architecture of Literacy (2002)

The 2002 Grassroots: Community Writing event was once again part of the Blue Metropolis Literary Festival. The festival theme was the architecture of language. The Centre for Literacy brought together storytellers and writers who have written and published in community-based settings rather than inside institutions, and who have built bridges among verbal, oral, and visual literacies.

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2005-04-21

How To Kit - "Get Caught Reading" & other Literacy Promotion Ideas (2004)

This How to Kit is intended to help groups or individuals promote literacy in a community. This kit includes:
- Information about why literacy is important to your community.
- Key literacy messages.
- Information on how to promote literacy and who you can work with in your community.
- Ideas for promoting literacy.

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2004-11-16

Literacy and What You Can Do (2002)

The Literacy is for Life Fact Sheet series is a series of two-pager highlights on literacy and related topics.

This Fact Sheet highlights Literacy and What You Can Do – “Literacy is everyone's issue! There's something that everyone can do to promote literacy and lifelong learning.”

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2004-11-04

Online Public Awareness Action Guide (2004)

This guide was prepared by the Ontario Literacy Coalition (OLC), now called Essential Skills Ontario, to support local agencies in planning and conducting community events such as literacy awareness campaigns. It provides the resources needed to successfully engage adult learners, community partners and local media outlets.

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2004-09-28

Clear Writing and Literacy (2000)

This booklet is about writing to be understood. It will provide some ideas about what makes material difficult to read, and some tips on how to better communicate.

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2004-09-08

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