Tools & Resources

Browse the PlanH resource library of publications by category below.

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Describes projects that can be funded through the Western Diversification Program (WDP), which makes investments in the economy for Western Canada.
– Western Economic Diversification Canada

Describes themes from literature reviews and interviews with practitioners, and observations and challenges for each of the themes.
– Australia Research Alliance for Children & Youth

Succinct fact sheet based on a review of recent evidence in Canada.
– Canadian Institute of Planners

Rishi Manchanda has worked as a doctor in South Central Los Angeles for a decade, where he’s come to realize: His job isn’t just about treating a patient’s symptoms, but about getting to the root cause of what is making them ill—the “upstream" factors that can influence personal health such as accessible food and air quality. 

This is a short primer on social enterprise with illustrated examples from across BC.  Social enterprise is introduced as a tool to address community challenges in employment, culture, environment, healthcare and poverty.  

- Enterprising Non-Profits BC

First in a series of BC Food Security Gateway stories addressing the widespread food insecurity and poverty plaguing BC

Outlines links between health and housing in the US.
– Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Provides information on anti-racism policies, outreach, hiring and supporting multicultural staff, and successful multicultural community development. 
– Pacific Immigrant Resources Society (PIRS) and Community Partnerships and Development Services (CPDS)

This toolkit is a user-friendly resource that was designed to support staff and community partners in building youth engagement practices and finding ways to make young people genuine partners in their work.

– BC Ministry of Children and Family Development and University of Victoria 

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