Single-Industry Communities.

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Description: ix, 82 pages: illustrations, maps (1 folded color in pocket) ; 26 cm. Series Title: Occasional papers - Dept. of Regional Economic Expansion. Other Titles: Single-industry communities. Minetown, Milltown, Railtown: Life in Canadian Communities of Single Industry is a Wynford Book-one of a series of titles representing significant milestones in Canadian literature, thought, and scholarship.

New introductions place each book in a Cited by: Single-Industry Communities. book : Minetown, Milltown, Railtown: Life in Canadian Communities of Single Industry (Wynford Books) (): Rex Lucas, Lorne Tepperman: Books. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Locality, Memory, Reconstruction: The Cultural Challenges and Possibilities of Former Single-Industry Communities by Simo Hayrynen, Jopi Nyman and Risto Turunen (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay.

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There is not much sense of this, though, in Halseth and Sullivan’s book about the emergence and subsequent trajectory of two of British Columbia’s recently formed single-industry communities: Mackenzie, incorporated inand a product of the forest products industry; and Tumbler Ridge, incorporated inand a result of coal extraction.

Single Industry Resource Towns. () seminal work 'Minetown, Milltown, Railtown: Life in Canadian Communities of Single Industry' (Bradbury Author: Roger Hayter. Minetown, Milltown, Railtown: Life in Canadian Communities of Single Industry is a Wynford Book-one of a series of titles representing significant.

Minetown, Milltown, Railtown book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The company town, source of so much of Canada's wealth, was-a 4/5. Book Description: Minetown, Milltown, Railtown explores deeply and broadly the links between economic resources, industrial structure, and social patterns in Canada.

It is a study of the six hundred or so communities from coast to coast, each of which was created and is dominated by a single Industrial firm. Minetown is a compelling portrait not just of Canada's past, but of its present and future, wn, Milltown, Railtown: Life in Canadian Communities of Single Industry is a Wynford Book -- one of a series of titles representing significant milestones in Canadian literature, thought, and scholarship.4/5.

This interdisciplinary volume explores the role of culture in single-industry communities facing the loss of their major industry. In a series of innovative case studies extending from New Zealand and Slovenia to the contemporary Nordic and Baltic States, the contributors address a wide range of topical issues.

Resource-based communities often depend on a single industry such as forestry, mining, petroleum extraction, or fishing. Closely tied to resource activities, they have unique social and economic characteristics, partly due to their small size, geographical isolation, and integration with the natural environment.

What Nanaimo and most the Cape Breton mining towns had in common was the fact that they were essentially single industry communities.

The same was true of Drumheller (from ), the Crowsnest Pass colliery towns, the Kootenay hardrock mining towns, and a great number of lumber mill towns across the Maritimes and much of the rest of the : John Douglas Belshaw. A new CBC EKOS Research poll suggests the country is conflicted between the environment and the economy, especially when discussing the future of the oil and gas industry.

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What Professor Lucashasdoneisto remindusthat a largenumberof Canadians, abouteightmillionin •96•, livein communities of 30,orless andof theseaboutonemillionlive in oversixhundredcommunities, almostall being smaller thanin •96I, whicharebased ona single industry. Many of these communities areisolated, culturally barren, andlacking Author: John Porter.

Communities that have been built up around a single industry need other options and perhaps extra support — particularly in the case of the coalfields, Hansell argues. On Januthe government announced a $1 billion relief fund for single-industry communities that were hit hard by recent closures particularly in the forest and manufacturing industries but also the fishing sector.

budget. The third Conservative budget was tabled on Febru Remote resource or single-industry communities are extremely vulnerable. They depend upon patterns of resource consumption and prices on the world market and on the exploiting company.

The community and the job are intimately dependent upon the technological and economic success of one single employer, whose primary loyalty is to the company.

This book is more chunky because it is an expanded version of the original. It has five parts. Part I- Competition & Strategy: Core Concepts: This part lays out the core concepts of competitive strategy for companies first at the single industry level and then for diversified companies.

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Communities that have been built up around a single industry need other options and perhaps extra support — particularly in the case of the coalfields, Hansell argues.

Mining has played a formative role in the history of Northern Ontario. It has been one of the key generators of wealth in the area since the midth century, and is also responsible for much of the urban development of Ontario’s northland.

The twelve papers published here came out of the second annual confernce of Northern Ontario research and development held in The book is of interest to readers throughout Northern Ontario and, indeed, wherever single-industry towns are threatened by major shifting in their economic base and are struggling to survive.

The book also provides an excellent case study 4/5(1). Boom Town Blues: Collapse and Revival in a Single-Industry Community tells of the Northern Ontario city of Elliot Lake, once the uranium capital of the world, which was devastated by the closing of the uranium mines operated by Denison and Rio Algom.

The closures and mass layoffs were first announced in with the layoffs occurring from then until June Downloadable. The problem of single-industry towns has become increasingly relevant recently in light of the crises in the Russian and global economy.

The present article attempts to examine this issue by using methodological approaches adopted internationally to analyse single-industry towns.

At the heart of these approaches is the concept of path dependence, coupled with a Cited by: 1. The World Economic Forum is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.

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When single industry communities lose their anchor business, there is a kaleidoscope of reactions from other businesses, residents, and local government officials.

Once the decision, finger-pointing, anger, and other immediate responses subside, inevitably, a laundry list of programs, project, and potential ideas is formulated. Although communities are constantly undergoing processes of becoming the Powell River community on Canada’s Pacific coast is in a unique transitional moment when it comes to possibilities for post-industrial economic pathways.Seth Godins book Purple Cow is still as much fun as it was when I read it first.

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