What is Policy?
Sherri Torjman, September 2005

This paper was written to support the work of community initiatives interested in policy development.  A public policy is a deliberate decision that provides guidance for addressing identified objectives and concerns.  The formulation of public policy can be understood as a process of making good decisions – for the public good.

ISBN - 1-55382-142-4

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Sherri Torjman, July 27, 2015

The Canadian Survey on Disability reports that only 14 percent of Canadians have a disabling condition.  But the potential for disability in the Canadian population is far greater than th

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