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CNBC Article about Palm Beach County’s Attractiveness to Financial Services Companies

The pitch for running a hedge fund from Miami or Palm Beach is hard to ignore, especially after another brutal Northeastern winter. Taxes are low, More...

Gentrification in Brooklyn: From the 70s to now

Gentrification has become something of a hot topic in today’s global community. The effects of it have been felt everywhere, but in a riveting documentary More...

Testing tactics for heritage tourism

Over the years, our economic development office has tried very hard to promote heritage as part of the tourism product offering. Hopefully our latest try More...

Breaking the Mold: Manufacturing in Windsor-Essex

The manufacturing sector in Windsor-Essex has recently experienced growth through an increased demand for products and services. Breaking the Mold: Manufacturing in Windsor-Essex is a More...

What do you think about the wealth inequality in the United States?

Do you think that a CEO of a company should be making  380 times more than the average worker in the United States?  The average More...

Meet the Avon ladies of solar power

The Solar Sisters are eradicating energy poverty in Africa by empowering women with economic opportunities, such as creating a sustainable business that is created by More...

Edi Rama: Take back your city with paint

Edi Rama speaks about in a short video how citizens can make a city beautiful and curb corruption by transforming public spaces.  

Canada’s workforce crisis: Moving from conversation to action

This video by Millier Dickinson Blais and Lemay Media looks at issues in the Canadian workforce and the need for a Canadian national workforce strategy.

Tips for creating public spaces people actually want to use

One of the most important aspects of any city is its collective commons, so to speak: the shared public spaces where people gather, be they streets, squares, parks, markets, More...

An app that tries to predict the future of cities

The Harvard Graduate School of Design released the new Ecological Urbanism app last month. Continue to link