The Scott Ross: Conservatives: Only The Rich Can Benefit From Nonprofits

Conservatives believe Justin Trudeau is wrong to take money from nonprofit organizations because to them that’s the job of rich investors on Bay Street. According to this current government and its recent announcements on social impact bonds the only people who should be making money from nonprofit organizations are financiers, speculators, and venture capitalists. With ...

The Scott Ross: Conservatives: Only The Rich Can Benefit From Nonprofits

Conservatives believe Justin Trudeau was wrong to take money from nonprofit organizations because to this government that’s the job for rich investors on Bay Street. According to the Conservatives in power in Ottawa and their recent proposal for social impact bonds the only people who should be making money from nonprofit organizations are financiers, speculators, ...

The Scott Ross: Conservatives: Only The Rich Can Benefit From Nonprofits

Conservatives believe Justin Trudeau was wrong to take money from nonprofit organizations because to this government that’s the job for rich investors on Bay Street. According to the Conservatives in power in Ottawa and their recent proposal for social impact bonds the only people who should be making money from nonprofit organizations are financiers, speculators, ...

eaves.ca: The Value of Open Data – Don’t Measure Growth, Measure Destruction

Alexander Howard – who, in my mind, is the best guy covering the Gov 2.0 space – pinged me the other night to ask “What’s the best evidence of open data leading to economic outcomes that you’ve seen?” I’d like to hack the question because – I suspect – for many people, they will be ...

LeDaro: Hurricane Sandy and its impact on New York and New Jersey

Here are some pictures. This hurricane caused great damage. According to one estimate the damage is $50 billion and so far 47 confirmed dead in the area of impact in the US. In the Maritimes, Canada, we have been lucky. We got a lot of rain but wind wasn’t that severe. Shoreline areas had greater impact.