MDB Insight Blog

Reconciliation and Economic Development

This week our #WednesdayswithMDBinsight post explores Indigenous economic development with Natasha Gaudio Harrison, Consultant.

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Reflections on Convergence in Economic Development

This week our #WednesdayswithMDBInsight post features Paul Blais, EVP, exploring the opportunities that arise from focusing on intersecting strengths in economic development.

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LGBT Inclusion and Economic Development

Our #WednesdayswithMDBInsight post this week looks at inclusion and diversity in economic development and features thoughts from Jose Rodriguez, Research Analyst.

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Good Reads: Planning, Placemaking and Public Input

In our #WednesdayswithMDBInsight post this week, Senior Consultant Karen Smith shares what she’s been reading recently about placemaking, public spaces and involving residents as community

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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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