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Podcast: This American Life – How To Create A Job

This American life looks at how to create a job.

Review: “What’s the Economy For, Anyway?”

The Great Recession and current economic instability have raised many questions about how to revive the economy and create jobs. For some, however, economic recovery More...

Is economic development too trendy?

We spend a lot of time in our line of work reading reports, publications and articles that detail the trends and opportunities.

Review: “The End of Growth”

The work of economic developers and community builders is often focused on one end deliverable: creating jobs in our respective communities. This has been the More...

Municipal Cultural Planning: A Toolkit for Ontario Municipalities

More and more municipalities across the country are turning to municipal cultural planning to leverage local cultural assets to support economic and broader community development More...

Review: 13 Ways to Kill Your Community

This book is written for small town residents with the desire to make a difference in their community, but who aren’t quite sure what to More...

Housing Gen Y: Experience, not expanse

Recently Neil Takamoto of Cooltown Beta Communities wrote a blog post about housing trends and the preferences of “Gen Y”.