Policy Governance in Multi-level Systems: Economic Development and Policy Implementation in Canada

Policy Governance in Multi-level Systems: Economic Development and Policy Implementation in Canada

by Charles Conteh

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780773541214
Publisher: McGill-Queens University Press
Publication date: 04/04/2013
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Charles Conteh is associate professor of public policy and management in the Department of Political Science at Brock University.

Table of Contents

Figures and Tables vii

Foreword Barbara Wake Carroll ix

Acknowledgments xiii

Acronyms xv

1 Introduction 3

2 Policy Implementation in Multi-level Systems 18

3 Old and New Theories of Economic Development 37

4 Historical Overview of Regional Economic Development Policy in Canada 59

5 Regional Development Policy Governance in New Brunswick 70

6 Canada-Manitoba Cooperation on Regional Economic Development 103

7 The Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario 138

8 The Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario: Prospects and Challenges 162

9 Conclusion: Theoretical Implications and Practical Lessons 184

Appendices

1 ACOA Strategic Outcome and Program Activity Architecture for 2011-12, a Competitive Atlantic Canadian Economy 201

2 Western Economic Diversification Strategic Outcomes and Program Activity Architecture for 2011-12 202

3 FedNor Strategic Outcomes and Program Activity Architecture for 2011-12 (Nested within Industry Canada Report on Plans and Priorities) 203

4 FedDev's Strategic Outcomes and Program Activity Architecture for 2011-12 204

Notes 205

Bibliography 213

Index 243

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