MDB Insight Blog

Post-COVID Future of The Tourism Workforce

Tourism HR Canada recently partnered with MDB Insight to take an in-depth look at the systemic issues facing the tourism sector’s labour force and the effect of COVID-19. We examined several key

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Tourism Development and Market Research on Quinte West RTO9

Tourism is one of the most important economic drivers in our country -- and highly impacted sectors due to pandemic travel restrictions, labour shortages, and other challenges. Tourism supports our

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2021 CANADIAN TOURISM AWARDS by the TIAC

Canada’s tourism sector has been impacted by the pandemic like no other. With the resiliency and resolve of our regional tourism operators, this sector will once again evolve from surviving to

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Schaun Goodeve Joins the MDB Insight Team

We are pleased to welcome Schaun Goodeve, MES. MCIP, RPP, to the MDB Insight team as a Consultant.

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Meet Natasha Apollonova

MDB Insight recently welcomed Natasha Apollonova, Research Analyst,  to our team. Natasha will be working from our Toronto office when protocols allow. It's unusual to welcome a new team member

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Reimagine the Canals as a Great Community Revitalization Project

Several communities in New York State along the old Erie Canal system have been working on community revitalization along the more than 350 miles of the former industrial shipping channel. 

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How to Develop an Economic Development Strategy: Follow Maine’s Lead

Strategic planning for economic development is not a new thing. But for many smaller communities it hasn’t been a huge priority until recent years. So where do you start with creating a strategic

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Alaska Tourism Economy: Promoting Local Tourism, Looking to the Future

As with many places in the world, tourism is a critical part of Alaska’s economy. The state is a popular tourist destination, and up to one third of visitors to the state are returning visitors who

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Happy New Year

As 2020 comes to a close, the MDB Insight team extends our best wishes for the new year ahead.

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Attracting Energy Sector Companies to Your Community

Sustainable energy is a hot topic; it's also an industry quickly creating a wide range of jobs that could come to your community. Besides the obvious things that companies invest in, like research

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A MDBInsight Holiday Message

Wherever you are this holiday season, in a small gathering or joined with loved ones from afar, all of us at MDB Insight wish you peace and happiness.

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Michigan: A Stellar Example of How to Attract Startups

The auto industry restructure in the ‘80s was a massive blow to the Rust Belt, particularly to Michigan and especially to the city of Detroit. But the state has worked hard to reinvent itself since

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