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ERIC Number: ED010859
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965-Nov-28
Pages: 55
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Reference Count: 0
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THE ARDA PROGRAMMES ON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT.
LANCTOT, JEAN B.
THIS BACKGROUND PAPER DESCRIBES THE PURPOSES OF THE CANADIAN AGRICULTURAL REHABILITATION AND DEVELOPMENT ACT (ARDA) AS EXPRESSED IN THE FEDERAL-PORVINCIAL RURAL DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT FOR 1965-70. THE ARDA PROGRAMS, INTENDED MAINLY TO IMPROVE RURAL INCOME AND EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES, INCLUDE RESEARCH, LAND USE AND FARM ADJUSTMENT, REHABILITATION, RURAL DEVELOPMENT STAFF AND TRAINING SERVICES, SPECIAL ASSISTANCE TO RURAL DEVELOPMENT AREAS, COMPREHENSIVE DEVELOPMENT OF SPECIALLY DESIGNED AREAS, SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION, AND PUBLIC INFORMATION SERVICES. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT IS DISCUSSED AS AN INSTRUMENT OF SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC PROGRESS INVOLVING DEMOCRATIC DECISION MAKING, AS WELL AS, CLOSE FEDERAL AND PROVINCIAL COOPERATION, A BROADER, MORE FLEXIBLE APPROACH TO SOCIAL WORK, A HOLISTIC APPROACH TO RESEARCH, INCREASED LOCAL PARTICIPATION IN MANPOWER REHABILITATION AND MOBILITY PROGRAMS, AND LOCAL COST-SHARING. FINANCIAL AND TRAINING PROVISIONS ARE NOTED. INFORMATION ON REQUIRED SKILLS AND BACKGROUND OF SPECIALIZED PERSONNEL, LOCAL AND AREA VOLUNTARY LEADERS, GENERALISTS CONDUCTING GROUP ACTION, AND TRAINERS OF PERSONNEL IS INCLUDED. FUNDAMENTAL PROBLEMS OF PLANNING ARE CONSIDERED. THE DOCUMENT INCLUDES APPENDIXES. THIS BACKGROUND PAPER WAS DISTRIBUTED AT THE INSTITUTE OF THE NATIONAL COMMITTEE OF CANADIAN SCHOOLS OF SOCIAL WORK (2ND, TORONTO, NOVEMBER 25-28, 1965). (LY)
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Identifiers: Ontario (Toronto)