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How Automation and Jobs Are Changing the Workforce

As economists first began discussing the prospect of growing automation in the workforce, many feared the worst: the possibility that machines could replace many jobs, leading to mass unemployment...

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How LMIC Gets the Most Out of a Labour Market Intelligence Tool

Vicinity Jobs and MDB Insight are pleased to be working with the Labour Market Information Council (LMIC) through their recent subscription to the Vicinity Jobs Labour Demand Reporting PlatformTM....

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Ensure the Economic Growth of Your Community

To ensure the continued economic growth of your community, you need an integrated and extensive approach to economic development. By identifying and utilizing the innate strengths of your...

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Understand Public Opinion on Your Snow Removal Services

According to CBC, this winter Toronto undertook its largest snow removal operation since 2010. In January and February of 2019 alone, the city was buried in 107 cm of snow, 2 cm higher than the...

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From Simple Measurement to Meaningful Data

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Municipal Budget Best Practices During an Economic Slowdown

Many financial experts have been talking about the possibility of a global economic slowdown in the next couple of years, based on a myriad of statistics. Recently, the Chief Economist and...

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Developing Transferable Skills for the Alberta Labour Force

Times of economic upheaval and technological advancements can lead to substantial changes in employment. The RBC Humans Wanted report explains that the workforce is currently undergoing such... Read the full blog post

Overcoming the Challenges of Tourism Recruitment in Alberta

The Canadian government estimates that tourism contributes as much to Canada’s overall wealth as agriculture, fishery, and forestry combined. In Alberta, tourism truly drives the economy, with ...

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The Case For Walkability and Economic Growth

Pedestrian friendly, walkable neighbourhoods and cities are not only well planned, they help your community's economic growth. Walkable environments should be viewed as part of your town's...

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Continued Growth in the Alberta Agri-Food Industry

Alberta is the third-largest exporter of primary and processed agricultural and food products (agri-foods) in Canada. The United States continues to be the Alberta agri-food industry’s largest...

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How Automation and Jobs Are Changing the Workforce

How Automation and Jobs Are Changing the Workforce

As economists first began discussing the prospect of growing automation in the workforce, many feared the worst: the possibility that machines could replace many jobs, leading to mass unemployment...

Read the full blog post