Evaluation, Policy Development, Research and Analysis

New Economy Development Group conducts evaluations, undertakes policy development and prepares research reports. This work includes formative and summative program evaluations, discussion papers on key policy development issues, socio-economic impact studies and other research reports. The firm favours the use of participatory approaches to gather information, to analyze findings and to prepare strategies and solutions.

Recent Projects

  • Developing Evaluation and Communication Capacity in Information Society Research (DECI-2)
    IDRC, Ottawa (2012-2015)
  • Cree Trappers Re-Organization Study for the Cree Trappers Association of Eeyou Istchee
    James Bay Region of Quebec, (2012-2014)

  • Assessment and Evaluation of Climate Change Adaptation and Planning Tools for Aboriginal and Northern Communities
    for Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (2012-2013)
  • Evaluation of Alan Thomas Fellowship Program,
    for the Carold Institute, Canada (2012-2013)
  • Program Evaluation and Organization Strategic Plan
    Crime Prevention Ottawa, City of Ottawa (2012)
  • Developing Evaluation Capacity in ICTD
    for the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) (2009-2012)
  • Sustainable Energy Project Development I Aboriginal Off-Grid Communities: Analysis of Long-Term Costs and Benefits
    for Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (in collaboration with Green Eagle Services Inc. and SGA Energy Limited (2011)
  • Analysis of case study in the Philippines, International Program
    Federation of Canadian Municipalities (2011)

  • Case Studies of Partnership Experiences
    for the Canadian Cooperative Association, International Program (2011)

  • Api-ii-ehuk, Leadership Project
    Nuchalnulth Tribal Council, B.C. (2008-2012)
  • Strategic Overview Paper Economic & Enterprise Development
    for CARE Canada (2010)
  • Identification of Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Measures by the Community Based Members and Organizations of the Fur Institute of Canada for the Aboriginal Harvesters Committee
    Fur Institute of Canada (2009-2011)
  • Identification of Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Measures for the Hunters, Trappers and Communities of Eeyou Istchee
    for the Cree Trappers Association (2009-2011)
  • Identification of Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Measures for the Hunters, Trappers and Communities of the James Bay Region of Quebec
    Cree Trappers Association/Cree Regional Authority/James Bay Advisory Committee on the Environment/Cree Health Board, (2008-2011). Please see: http://www.creegeoportal.ca/climate-change/
  • Mid-Term Program Evaluation of the Sustainable Livelihoods Through Co-operatives (2007-2010) of the Canadian Co-operative Association
    with mission to Uganda for CIDA (2010)
  • Impact Evaluation of the Contribution to Indian Bands for Land and Estate Management
    for Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (2009-2010)
  • Family Violence Prevention Program Review
    for Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (2009-2010)
  • Evaluation of the Institute of Public Administration of Canada’s Good Governance Program (Mali Case Study with E.T. Jackson & Associates)
    for CIDA (2009)
  • External Review/Evaluation, Canadian Partnerships Program - IDRC
    for IDRC (2009)
  • Mid-Term Review/Evaluation & Mission – Microfinance Component, Agriculture Development in Mine-Affected Areas of Cambodia Project,
    Canadian International Development Agency (2008)
  • Lessons Learned from the Models for Rural Development and Community Capacity Building Program
    Prepared for the Rural Secretariat, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada (2008)
  • Community Foundations Reducing Poverty
    Community Foundations of Canada (2007)
  • Feasibility Study for Increasing Food Distribution in the Ottawa Region
    Prepared for Just Foods and funded by the City of Ottawa and CEDTAP, City of Ottawa and CEDTAP (2007).
  • Phase I Report of the Organizational Review of the Cree Trappers' Association
    prepared for the Cree Trappers Association, (May 2006)
  • Health Integration Initiative Project in Nunavut
    A study for Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated (NTI), the Government of Nunavut Department of Health and Social Services, and Health Canada’s Northern Secretariat, A consultation study of health services (May 2006)
  • Voluntary Sector Initiative (VSI) Summative Evaluation Framework and Methodology Report
    prepared for the Audit and Evaluation Directorate, Strategic Direction, Social Development Canada (Nov. 2005)
  • Whapmagoostui Access Road Pre-Feasibility Study
    prepared for Whapmagoostui Eeyou Enterprises Development Corporation (WEEDCo), (Nov. 2005)
  • Strengthening the Social Foundations of Canadian Cities
    Prepared for the Cities Secretariat, Privy Council Office (2004)
  • Canadian Agricultural and Rural Communities Initiative Evaluation
    Prepared for the Rural Secretariat, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (2004)
  • Background Paper on Environmental Stewardship: An Approach for Building a Sustainable Rural Canada
    Commissioned by the Rural Secretariat, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (2004)
  • A Process Evaluation of the Sectoral Involvement in Departmental Policy Development (SIDPD)
    for the Voluntary Sector Initiative (VSI) and the Government of Canada, (2004)
  • Eco-Leadership Bursary Program Design for Canada World Youth
    Montreal (2004)
  • Development of a Framework for Performance Measurement
    For the Pan West Community Futures Network (Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta & BC) (2004)
  • Environmental Stewardship: An Approach for Building a Sustainable Rural Canada
    Discussion paper, Environment Canada and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (2004)
  • Strengthening the Community Economic Development Program (CEDP)
    Revised Program Elements and Program Framework, for Economic Development Branch, INAC and CEDP Advisory Committee (2004)
  • A Formative Evaluation of the Ottawa Community Economic Development Network (Phase 1 and Phase 2)
    For the Ottawa Social Planning Council (2003-2004)
  • Process Evaluation and Round 1 Evaluation of the Sectoral Involvement in Departmental Policy Development (SIDPD)
    For Consulting and Audit Canada & PCO and Heritage Canada,(2003-2004)
  • Evaluation of the Community Rural Partnership Program (CRP)
    For Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (2002-2003)
  • Review of the Socio-Economic Impacts of the Bathurst Inlet Port and Road Project
    For Communities and Inuit Associations in the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut (2002-2003)
  • Evaluation of the Ottawa Community Loan Fund
    For the Ottawa Social Planning Council (2003)
  • National Evaluation of the Community Economic Development Program, Phase 1 and Phase 2
    For Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (2002-2003)
  • National Program Evaluation, Aboriginal Friendship Centre Program
    For Heritage Canada (2002)
  • A Process Evaluation of the Certificate in Aboriginal Employment Development (CAED) Program
    Prepared for The Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies (SIIT), Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (Sept. 2001)
  • Evaluation of the Certificate in Aboriginal Employment Development Program
    For the Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies and HRDC (All regions) (2001)
  • Accountability and Performance Measurement Framework for the Community Economic Development Program
    For Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (Ottawa) (2000)


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