The study investigates the dynamics of NDCA funding and programming for the period of available data (1980-2002) to profile temporal differences in funding and program diversity.
The next section presents some issues for CAs in northern Ontario to set the stage for analysis of changes within the NDCA.
The NDCA and the Notion of Conservation in a Mining Hinterland
The NDCA provides an interesting case to consider the CA model in northern Ontario (Figure 1).
These CAs later joined to become the NDCA when regional government was introduced in 1973.
The NDCA budget analysis involves a temporal assessment of revenues and expenditures for the period of available data (1980-2002).