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The Higher ED Blog: Place branding and place marketing in Ontario’s upper-tier municipalities

It is not strange for anyone to hear that today’s competition among places to attract resources (talent, businesses, visitors) is continuously rising due to globalization More...

The Higher ED Blog: Who are commercial counterurbanites, and what brought them to your community?

Every year, many people move from rural areas to cities, a process called urbanization. This is the common direction of migration, but there are always More...

The Higher ED Blog: From brownfields to green energy? Converting Ontario’s decommissioned coal plants to renewable energy generators

With the upcoming United Nations Conference on Climate Change in Paris, debates about how to achieve a sustainable future are front and centre. While much More...

The Higher ED Blog: Real Economic Development Horror Stories

  We all make mistakes at work. Often, those mistakes are small and relatively inconsequential; other times, they cost millions of dollars or result in More...

A tale of income inequality in five Toronto neighbourhoods

Toronto – Canada’s city that never sleeps – is home to 2.8 million residents in 2013, but according to David Hulchanksi, five distinct neighbourhoods in More...

Ontario’s economy poised for growth, forecast shows

A recent study released by the Conference Board of Canada states that the country is poised for economic growth in 2015, specifically Ontario, which should More...

Ontario to tackle gender wage gap

Ontario’s Labour Minister, Kevin Flynn, will be creating a plan to the 31.5 per cent wage gap between men and women in the province. Women More...

Ontario’s job market undergoing ‘seismic shift’ from full- to part-time jobs

Ontario’s job market undergoing ‘seismic shift’ from full- to part-time jobs

Shaping the framework for an Ontario labour force strategy

A report completed by McKinsey Global Institute (The world at work: Jobs, pay and skills for 3.5 billion people, McKinsey Global Institute, June 2012, p.2-3) More...

Ontario mulling new tax credits to spur businesses to invest in R&D: minister

The government of Ontario is considering new incentives and tax credits to encourage companies invest more research and development, new equipment, technology and training. This More...