Our Expertise

The New Economy Development Group Inc. (New Economy) is a pan-Canadian team of experienced consultants who help voluntary and community organizations and governments build organizational capacity and conduct research. Committed to a comprehensive and multi-sectoral approach, New Economy seeks to maximize the lessons learned from community-driven initiatives to contribute to the development of effective government, as well as private sector policy, program and project initiatives. The firm stresses the meaningful involvement of all affected stakeholders in a respectful and transparent manner.

New Economy is a national firm founded in 1990, headquartered in Ottawa, but with a network of regionally-based team members located across Canada. The team is equipped to work in both official languages. Its members have worked in senior positions in government, as well as within the private and not-for-profit sectors in Canada and overseas. The team has a longstanding commitment to working in marginalized communities with a view to assisting local people to create sustainable and environmentally responsible livelihoods.

Areas of Particular Interest

  • Community economic development and the social economy
  • Aboriginal, northern, rural, agricultural and cooperative issues
  • Underdevelopment, poverty and marginalization
  • Participatory policy development and evaluation
  • Sustainable development and the environment
  • Citizen participation and the voluntary sector

Skills and Expertise

The New Economy Development Group is a team of experienced practitioners with a broad mix of international and domestic experience. Team members have direct practical community experience as well as knowledge of how government works and how policy is developed. Their expertise includes:

  • meeting design, facilitation and consultation
  • organizational development and capacity-building
  • project management / communication planning
  • public policy research and analysis
  • strategic planning and project implementation
  • evaluation and performance measurement
  • monitoring and reporting.

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P.O. Box 186, Metcalfe, Ontario  K0A 2P0 Canada
Tel: (613) 238-5353