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Economic Development

The Higher ED Blog: Everyone is rushing to love entrepreneurs… and this means what in rural municipalities?

Newsflash: the global economy is changing. This is not particularly new news for anyone. We have all been watching as traditional driving economic sectors restructure More...

Community and Social Development

12 learning moments at #EDAC14

The annual conference of the Economic Development Association of Canada (EDAC) was held in Calgary in September 2014. Here are some of the highlights of information that More...

International Development

Foreign investment provides nearly 5 percent of jobs

Brazilians, Canadians and other foreign investors have been the prime buyers of new condominiums in South Florida in recent years. But foreign investors also are More...

Business Support

Does government really know anything about innovation?

On January 22, the Intelligent Community Forum will name its Top7 Intelligent Communities of the Year, shrinking the list of the Smart21 down to the More...

Workforce Development

The Higher ED Blog: How to Market Your City? Build Relationships – Part Two

Boston World Partnerships (BWP) was a marketing agency set up as a private-public partnership funded by the City of Boston and Proctor and Gamble (the More...

Cultural Development

A Toronto-Edinburgh exchange on culture and economic development

In February 2013, Millier Dickinson Blais collaborated with InclusionUS to organize a study visit from the City of Edinburgh to learn about Toronto’s approach to culture-led economic More...

Green Economy

The changing face of rural economic development

Since 2007, The Monieson Centre at Queen’s School of Business has been working with rural communities across Ontario to support economic development initiatives.  Central to More...

Technology and Innovation

A tale of two cities: choosing economic development for the Internet Age

In 1969, Chattanooga, Tennessee was declared the city with the worst air pollution in America – a legacy of the success of its industrial foundries. More...

Policy and Research

Obama wants to make two-year community colleges free

Updated | President Barack Obama wants to make two-year community colleges free for students who maintain good grades, according to a plan unveiled by the More...