Challenges and issues
The Auscultated Democracy
Reform of Democratic Institutions
Cultivating public-citizen dialogue
In The Field
Population and elect …
Communities who renounce renounce
Hard, hard, land!
This statistic is one of the many findings of the survey "Measuring the Jamesian sense of belonging," research report by NISKA on behalf of the Social Development Committee of the Baie-James (CDSBJ). This report presents and discusses the results of a regional survey measuring the level of knowledge and perceptions of the population with regard to the region.
The involvement of women in decision-making bodies, although it tends to increase, not yet achieves an egalitarian and equal participation of these. In Mauricie, for example, their participation rate in all instances is about 33%. Historically, women were confined to the "private" while men were more public space.
The territorial committee in social, Actions Haut-Saint-Laurent , is a place of multi-sectoral consultation, information and partnership. This committee was created in reaction to the announcement of the closure of Huntingdon textile mills in 2004 and the layoff of more than 600 people, French and English.