MDB Insight Blog

The Power of Public Spaces in Your Community

New York-based urban planner Amanda Burden gave an impactful TED Talk about the power of public spaces.

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#WednesdayswithMDBInsight: Industry 4.0

Our new Wednesdays with MDB Insight blog posts (#WednesdaywithMDBInsight) will feature the thinkers and doers on our team sharing ideas and talking about what’s important to us as professionals. We

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Connect with Us at the AMO Conference

If you are headed to the Association of Municipalities of Ontario AGM and Annual Conference this month in Ottawa, come by the MDB Insight booth to say hi. We’d love to meet you and hear about your

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Two Platforms to Help You Kickstart Economic Diversity in Your Region

You’re always looking for new and innovative ways to create economic diversity in your region in order to encourage economic growth and development. Today’s ever-changing world is continually

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Get a Holistic Understanding of Your Residents’ Service Satisfaction

We are passionate about making sure you can put scientific market research practices to use to obtain meaningful insight into all areas of your municipality. For that reason, we are excited to

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Attract and Retain the Best Businesses for Economic Growth

Maybe you’re looking to stay ahead of economic challenges like upcoming recessions. Or you just want to see the economic growth and prosperity of your region continue into the future. You know for

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Have You Discovered Workforce Central Canada?

Workforce Central Canada is a national affiliation with the National Association of Workforce Boards (NAWB), the US national body that brings together all the stakeholders to drive alignment between

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Attracting and Retaining Talented Employees with BR+E

We often see BR+E as being about businesses first and foremost. For example, we want to know when a lease expires, or when a local business is ready to grow into a bigger facility. But we don’t

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Get Alberta Labour Market Intelligence Specific to Your Economic Region

You’re at the point where you’ve discovered a problem. The workforce data that is coming your way is coming too late to make strategic decisions. It’s like you’re a doctor taking a blood pressure

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What Kind of Value Do Skateparks Bring to Your Community?

 You can attract new residents to your community - and help current residents put down roots - by ensuring you have adequate youth community spaces. Skateparks are an example of a municipal

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