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The Higher ED Blog: We’re going weekly!

Happy anniversary to us! It’s the Higher ED Blog’s 2nd anniversary, a fact that we’re very proud of here at the University of Waterloo. In More...

The Higher ED Blog: Counting matters

This article is based on the authors’ essay ‘Do we still have quality data to study Canadian cities?’ in Canadian Cities in Transition: Perspectives for More...

The Higher ED Blog: Downtown revitalization and the ‘taxing’ issue of brownfield redevelopment

This article is the third in our Downtowns: Onward and Upward series, which explores downtown revitalization issues and strategies. In Ontario, Places to Grow has More...

The Higher ED Blog: Reversing the downward spiral of your downtown

This article is the second in our Downtowns: Onward and Upward series, which explores downtown revitalization issues and strategies. Municipalities have been working on downtown More...

The Higher ED Blog: Can residential development contribute to downtown revitalization?

This article is the first in our Downtowns: Onward and Upward series, which explores downtown revitalization issues and strategies. In the urban age, academics, policymakers More...

The Higher ED Blog: What’s new in economic development research (summer 2015 edition)

The title of this blog might sound very familiar, which makes perfect sense because Higher ED published a blog with basically the same title back More...

The Higher ED Blog: Making the most of your airfare to Whitehorse for the 2015 EDAC Conference

We’re now half way through the high summer season, which is as good a time as any to strategically plan your trip to this September’s More...

The Higher ED Blog: Six lessons for improving collaboration across the urban-rural divide

Ontario is a highly urban province.  Since resources and authority tend to concentrate in urban areas, that leaves rural communities to largely fend for themselves. More...

The Higher ED Blog: Women in economic development can have it all, just not all at once

On June 18th, 21 women (and one man) came to downtown Toronto to meet other women in economic development and to learn strategies for surviving More...

The Higher ED Blog: How Wi-Fi can boost tourism in your rural town

In cities, the internet is fast and ubiquitous. As a resident of Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario, I’m alarmed when a web page takes longer than a few More...

The Higher ED Blog: From Cars to Creativity – The Changing Dynamics of the Rural Economy in Essex County, Ontario

The creative economy has become a widespread term in the theory and practice of economic development. When I started to conceptualize my graduate Major Research More...

The Higher ED Blog: Building a framework for best practices in regional workforce development systems

Workforce development has arguably been an underutilized lens for regional economic development research and strategy. This persists despite the broad and obvious contribution workforce development More...