MDB Insight Blog

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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Aging Water Systems: An Opportunity for Greener Infrastructure

Conversations about making municipal infrastructure greener are ripe with many different possibilities.

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Improve Your Pedestrian Infrastructure for Better Economic Development

Infrastructure issues are often a municipal maintenance issue.

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Travel Notes from an Economic Developer

This week our #WednesdayswithMDBInsight post takes us along for some trekking and trail-spotting with Natasha Gaudio Harrison, Consultant.

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Top Challenges & Best Resources for Economic Development Officers

Working as an EDO can be extremely exciting and rewarding because of the positive impact you can have on your community.

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Supporting Community Equity as an EDO

A key priority for most communities is to provide equitable opportunities for all residents.

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Ask Me Now – Measuring Service Satisfaction

#WednesdayswithMDBInsight – this week Chris Bandak, EVP Market Research & Analytics, talks about the evolution of measuring service satisfaction (and a very cool coffee recipe).

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