MDB Insight Blog

Insight: Canada’s Economic Development Podcast

Our #WednesdayswithMDBInsight post this week announces the release of Episode 2 in our podcast series celebrating economic development in Canada.

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How Your Community Can Become an Environmental Sustainability Policy Example

There is a growing interest in environmentally sustainable solutions for communities.

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The Gig Economy – What Does it Mean for Communities?

This week our #WednesdayswithMDBInsight post features Evelyn Paul, Consultant, sharing her thoughts about the growing gig economy, “giggers”, and economic considerations for communities.

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The Impact of Automation on the Workforce

Automation has already begun to transform the workplace and it’s not all bad news.

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Resilience & Adaptability: The Future of Work

Our #WednesdayswithMDBInsight post this week features Trudy Parsons, EVP talking about foundational skills for competitiveness in the labour market of 2020 and beyond.

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Why Should Small Cities Support Electric Vehicles?

Research and development in electric vehicles have really ramped up in the last few years.

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Changing the Face of the Economic Development Profession

This week our #WednesdayswithMDBinsight post features Jordan Tidey, Senior Consultant, who has been watching with interest the diversification of the economic development profession in Canada.

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Meet Tehseen Rana

This week our #WednesdayswithMDBInsight post introduces Tehseen Rana, Research Analyst, one of our newest team members.

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Nature Connection: The Benefits of Urban Forestry

People who regularly connect with nature by getting outside experience lower levels of hopelessness, depression, and anxiety.

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How to Love LMI as Much as We Do

Actionable strategies grounded in accurate and community-relevant data are the stuff that beautiful relationships between workforce development professionals and their communities are built on.

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Workforce Considerations as Part of Municipal Infrastructure

In this week’s #WednesdayswithMDBInsight post Paul Blais, EVP looks at infrastructure through a workforce development lens.

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Insight: Canada’s Economic Development Podcast

Our #WednesdayswithMDBInsight post this week shares the exciting announcement of the launch of our new podcast celebrating economic development in Canada.

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