MDB Insight Blog

Wanted: Meaningful Intel for Economic Development

In this week’s #WednesdayswithMDBInsight post Lauren Millier, EVP shares thoughts about the need for meaningful, relevant, affordable data to support economic development efforts.

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Supporting Small Business Owners During COVID-19

Small businesses across Canada and around the world have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. Businesses of all sizes are facing drastic changes in the way they operate, and the business

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Clark Hoskin Joins the MDB Insight Team

We are pleased to welcome Clark Hoskin, B.F.A., Ec.D., to the MDB Insight team as a Senior Consultant.

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Insight: Canada’s Economic Development Podcast

Our #WednesdayswithMDBInsight post this week announces the release of Episode 4 in our podcast series celebrating economic development in Canada.

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Rising Stronger: Preparing Canada’s Post-Pandemic Workforce

Last week, Canada’s workforce development community came together for an unprecedented forum to address the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on labour markets, the future of work, and what is

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Integrating Child/Youth Development Concepts in Economic Development

This week our #WednesdayswithMDBInsight post features Simon Webb, Research Analyst, sharing his thoughts about the integration of child/youth development concepts within economic development.

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The COVID-19 Impact on Women in the Workforce

The coronavirus has necessitated huge changes to the way businesses around the world are operating during the pandemic.

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BR+E For Strong Economic Recovery During COVID-19

The last few months have been challenging on many levels. Communities are having to rapidly pivot to deal with the daily changes that the COVID-19 pandemic has presented.

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Meet Kai Liepins

This week our #WednesdayswithMDBInsight post introduces our newest team member, Kai Liepins, Research Analyst.

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Preparing Canada’s Post-Pandemic Workforce

The COVID-19 pandemic has demanded the acute attention of communities and individual Canadians for many weeks now. Following the roll-out of urgent health and safety protocols, many turned their

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Support for Your Community: COVID-19 Economic Recovery Solutions

Disaster response and the ensuing economic recovery are extremely challenging for municipalities. It’s even more difficult when the entire world has been put on pause, as with the current COVID-19

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Rural Economic Development Strategies to Support Strong Communities

A large portion of Canada’s population lives in small towns and rural communities.

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