MDB Insight Blog

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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COVID-19 Community Shifts: From Bricks and Mortar to Online Businesses

Small businesses in your community may need help when it comes to understanding and implementing the safety standards resulting from COVID-19. 

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Building Online Learning Opportunities During COVID-19

COVID-19 has forced many industries to re-evaluate how they operate, do business, and keep their staff and customers safe. Public, private, and post-secondary education in particular has been turned

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COVID-19: Resources for Community & Economic Development

COVID-19 has undoubtedly had, and continues to have, a huge impact on the world. Every aspect of life has been affected, from the economy to health care, personal relationships to politics, culture

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Curves and Priorities – What’s Ahead for Workforce Development?

Our #WednesdayswithMDBInsight post this week features Trudy Parsons, EVP exploring workforce development considerations for the remainder of 2020 and beyond.

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Summertime and the Reading Is…Non-Fiction

This #WednesdayswithMDBinsight post is for those who might enjoy some non-fiction offerings between summer novels.

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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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