Contact(s)

Social Planning, Policy and Program Administration General Inquiry
99 Regina St. S.
Waterloo, Ontario
N2J 4G6

Phone: 519-883-2117
TTY: 519-575-4608
Fax: 519-883-2234

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Useful Links

Planning

Social Planning Council of Kitchener-Waterloo - An organization dedicated to community building, research and data management and community information in Kitchener-Waterloo.

Social Planning Council of Cambridge and North Dumfries - An organization dedicated to community building, research and data management and community information in Cambridge and North Dumfries.

 

Evaluation

The Community Toolbox - Provides over 6,000 pages of practical skill-building information on over 250 different topics. Topic sections include step-by-step instruction, examples, check-lists, and related resources.

Canadian Evaluation Society - A society that promotes leadership, knowledge, advocacy and professional development in the field of evaluation.

American Evaluation Society - A society that works to improve evaluation practices and methods, increase evaluation use, promote evaluation as a profession and support the contribution of evaluation to the generation of theory and knowledge about effective human action.

ERIC/AE - A clearinghouse for information on evaluation, assessment, and research information.

 

Research

Federation of Canadian Municipalities Quality of Life Reporting System - Led by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, the Quality of Life Reporting System measures, monitors and reports on social, economic and environmental trends in Canada's largest cities and communities.

Canadian Council on Social Development - A non-governmental, not-for-profit organization that develops and promotes progressive social policies inspired by social justice, equality and the empowerment of individuals and communities through research, consultation, public education and advocacy.

Caledon Institute for Social Policy - A non-profit organization that does research and analysis; seeks to inform and influence public opinion and to foster public discussion on poverty and social policy; and develops and promotes concrete, practicable proposals for the reform of social programs at all levels of government.

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives - An independent, non-partisan research institute concerned with issues of social and economic justice.

Waterloo Public Interest Research Group - A student-funded and directed environmental and social justice organization.

 

Data

Statistics Canada - Canada's national statistical agency, with programs organized into three broad subject matter areas: demographic and social, socio-economic and economic. For the most up-to-date statistical information about Waterloo Region's population and land area, visit the Statistics Canada website and use "Waterloo Region" as your search criteria.


 

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