Wednesday July 08, 2015

Energy policy and sector analysis in the Caribbean (2010-2011): assessing Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, St. Lucia, St. Kitts and Nevis, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines is a 2013 publication by the Organization of American States (OAS).

This report provides a baseline of the current energy sector, energy-policy development, and policy implementation, and highlights renewable efficiency opportunities in 7 assessed Caribbean nations.

By documenting each island nation's energy policy, projects and plans, this report seeks to facilitate discussion and coordinated planning for and among the seven nations.

(Source: OAS)

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Tuesday June 30, 2015

Comparative perspectives on trans-pacific trade, integration and development is a 2009 report, published by the Inter-American Development Bank.

The purpose of this report is to:

  • Examine the state of trade and investment flows and integration between the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region and the Asia-Pacific region
  • Explore some of the results of a recent spree on intra-regional regional integration in the LAC region
  • Propose a future bi-regional agenda for LAC and Asia-Pacific to further trans-Pacific scale economies

(Source: Inter-American Development Bank)

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Thursday June 04, 2015

Riverhill Estate Ottawa: plan of development is a 1920 planning map, produced by the Ottawa South Property Company.

From the website:

Brewer Park and Carleton University are key landmarks for Old Ottawa South, but in the early 1900s they didn’t yet exist; the property was farm land, fallow and undeveloped or swamp. But starting in 1910 a group of land speculators led by two Ottawa lawyers bought up title to these properties and incorporated as the Ottawa South Property Company, with the intention of subdividing the land and selling building lots.

Read more.

MADGIC has also printed a copy of this map and is located in the Ottawa Resource Room, 1st Floor of the MacOdrum Library.

(Source: Old Ottawa South Community Association)

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