MDB Insight Blog

A Unique Approach to Removing Employment Barriers

This week our #WednesdayswithMDBinsight post highlights a recent project that stood out for Trudy Parsons, EVP, and brought success to London area participants.

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Planning for the Unplanned: Focus on What You Can Control

COVID-19 has forced communities worldwide to adapt, pivot, and react quickly over the past several months. It’s undoubtedly been an extremely challenging year, and it's not over yet.

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3 Things an Economic Development Officer Can Do for Local Businesses

Economic Development Officers like you are experts in economic development strategies and resources for the community as a whole and for local businesses; but not everyone will know your purpose. In

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EDA 2020 Is Going to Be a Top-Notch Virtual Conference

Economic Developers Alberta (EDA) is once again hosting its annual economic development conference.

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Critical Economic and Workforce Recovery Trends

This week our #WednesdayswithMDBinsight post features Evelyn Paul, Consultant, looking at important trends emerging in economic and workforce development during the pandemic.

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Implications Of COVID-19 On Entrepreneurship and Innovation

This week our #WednesdayswithMDBinsight post features thoughts from Tehseen Rana, Research Analyst, about the entrepreneurial spirit in the midst of a global pandemic.

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Tourism Recovery – Early Days, Priorities

This week our #WednesdayswithMDBinsight post features Senior Consultant, Clark Hoskin, sharing his thoughts about the post-COVID recovery journey for the hard-hit tourism sector.

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Here Are the Tools for Economic Recovery for Your Community

Imagine a suite of tools specifically designed to help your community build a robust strategy for recovery.

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Celebrate Small Business Week 2020 In Your Community

Small Business Week 2020 is coming up on October 19-23.

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Community Engagement: Why Scientific Sampling Matters

In this week’s #WednesdayswithMDBInsight post Chris Bandak, EVP Market Research & Analytics, shares his thoughts about clearing the fog on sampling methodologies (and, as always, a few thoughts about

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Insight: Canada’s Economic Development Podcast

Our #WednesdayswithMDBInsight post this week announces the release of Episode 5 in our podcast series celebrating economic development in Canada.

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How You Can Support Low Income Households Affected By COVID-19

As statistics and data about the effects of COVID-19 are being collated and analyzed, some trends are starting to become clear.

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