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Where Is All the Good Labour Market Information?

Your challenge (if you choose to accept it) is to find the labour market information and workforce data that potential investors and your community struggle to find. That’s why they come to you,...

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How to Use Inbound Marketing for Economic Development Websites

This is a guest blog post by Tangible Words.

So you’ve worked with MDB Insight to plan your economic development strategy. What’s the next step? You need to take action to ensure your community...

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Implement Cultural Mapping to Enhance Tourism in Your Community

Cultural development can be a big draw to your community for tourists, maybe even in ways that would surprise you. What might be an unusual tradition to a local could be a fun, cultural experience...

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Can You Encourage Young People to Live and Work in Your Rural Community?

Only 17% of young people (age 15–29) live in rural communities. If you represent a rural municipality, retaining young people in your community might seem like an uphill battle. We already know...

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How to Focus Your Municipal Budget on Green Solutions for your Community

Many communities want to focus their municipal budget on green solutions, including:

  • Green building
  • LED streetlight conversion
  • Bike lanes
  • Community solar projects

Other initiatives include...

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Opinion Polling: Do It Early and Often Post-Election

Post-election, there is usually a spike in opinion polling. Why?

New councils benefit from opinion polling...

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MDB Insight’s Legacy at EDANL

For the past 11 years, MDB Insight has supported economic development associations like EDANL, EDAC, and EDCO because we are believers in the industry. 

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Optimize Labour Market Intelligence with Real-Time Data

You’re already using data to inform your decisions, stay on top of trends and to keep your community competitive, responsive, and successful. But with sectors and industries changing at an...

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How Labour Market Intelligence and Cultural Vibrancy Attracts Site Selectors to Your Region

You already know that attracting site selectors to your region is key to developing its economic potential and that site selectors will evaluate your region’s assets in relation to their project...

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Attracting and Retaining a Millennial Workforce

A local workforce comprising employees with a range of life experiences — older, more experienced members, middle-age professionals and entry-level younger people — is an asset. From old-school...

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Where Is All the Good Labour Market Information?

Where Is All the Good Labour Market Information?

Your challenge (if you choose to accept it) is to find the labour market information and workforce data that potential investors and your community struggle to find. That’s why they come to you,...

Read the full blog post