MDB Insight Blog

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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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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