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Austin Hracs

Austin Hracs

Austin Hracs is a Torontonian. He is fascinated by the “mish mashed” look and feel of Toronto, its people and built environment. Toronto’s multiculturalism has shaped Austin’s personal and professional views. He is open-minded and is always up for a healthy debate. As a Development Analyst with Millier Dickinson Blais, Austin is a news junky and enjoys applying the latest theory or idea to his projects. Day to day he can be found working on municipal economic development strategies, cultural plans, feasibility studies or some variation of all three.

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Articles Posted by Austin Hracs

How’s life in 2013?

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Developmentrecently released another resource as part of its Better Life Initiative. You’re probably familiar with the Better Life Index, which we’ve written More...

Latest report from the Ontario Jobs & Prosperity Council

“The status quo is not an option”, declares the Ontario Jobs & Prosperity Council. In their latest report, found here, the council offers a vision More...

Attracting Professor Smith: The key to community prosperity…

Meet ‘Professor Smith’, a pseudonym for an academic superstar who has published more paradigm altering papers before the age of 35 than most academics are More...

Filthy hybrids and electrics…

I live on Toronto’s Yonge Subway line in a 26 storey apartment building. Each day, I walk seven minutes to the subway station, before a More...