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Millennials have few choices in current real estate market

Canada’s real estate market has defied gravity for years and it looks like it will continue to climb in 2016. The average home in Canada More...

If the Toronto-Waterloo region is to stay competitive it needs a better transportation link

The 110-kilometre drive along Ontario’s Highway 401 between Toronto and Kitchener-Waterloo is a tedious one, by several accounts, especially when in rush hour it drags More...

How families protect the financial health of cities

The growing financial insecurities of families around the globe have been fast becoming a chronic issue for many communities. As the cost of living continues More...

The Higher ED Blog: Economic development professionals are overworked and undercompensated

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities has stated that the work of local economic development is “worldwide” and has proven to be effective in fostering broad-scale More...

The diverse geography of high-tech industries

Richard Florida from the Atlantic City Lab explores the diverse geography of high-tech industries. Read the full story

The impossibility of reviving American manufacturing

Andrew McFill from the Atlantic looks at why it would be impossible to revive American manufacturing. Read the full story

The unequal geography of Toronto supermarkets

Shawn Micallef at the Toronto Star looks at the unequal geography of Toronto supermarkets that show some neighbourhoods brimming with access to nutritious foods, while More...

The Higher ED Blog: Municipal amalgamation was messy, but de-amalgamation is not the answer

For the last couple weeks, news outlets have been reporting that Peel Region may be on its way to a break up. Mississauga wants to More...

The Higher ED Blog: Barriers faced by immigrant women entrepreneurs

Longer life expectancies and decreasing birth rates have left Canada’s workforce in a precarious place. Immigration is often touted as the solution, but that solution More...

The Higher ED Blog: What’s new in economic development research (spring 2016 edition)

The Higher ED Blog publishes a quarterly economic development research roundup that shares new research practitioners might find useful. The series usually draws from Economic More...

How vexillology can aid in your economic development initiatives

Close your eyes. Scan your mind. What does your city flag look like? Have you ever noticed it, or ever seen it? The flag of More...

BDB Announces Relocation of Ramatex International to MAangonia Park – 20 New Jobs

West Palm Beach, FLA –The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB), in cooperation with Palm Beach County and the Town of Mangonia Park, More...