economic-development

Top Challenges & Best Resources for Economic Development Officers

Working as an EDO can be extremely exciting and rewarding because of the positive impact you can have on your community.

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Supporting Community Equity as an EDO

A key priority for most communities is to provide equitable opportunities for all residents.

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Digital Infrastructure Attracts Digital Nomads to Your Community

The digital divide between rural and urban communities seems to only get larger as cities are increasingly building more sophisticated telecommunications infrastructure.

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Your 3 Favourite Economic Development Articles from 2019

The landscape of economic development is constantly shifting, changing, and adapting to new ways of thinking as the demands and expectations of society change.

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Robust BR+E to Promote Strong Community Growth

You have long term goals to protect and promote the growth of your community.

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Creating a Sense of Place to Improve Economic Growth

Some community assets are completely intangible, and yet vitally important to economic health.

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Three Ways to Foster Economic Growth in Rural Areas

No matter your community’s unique business and industry, cultural assets and talent pool, there are three ways that you can maximize economic growth in rural areas.

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How to Support Local Businesses with Economic Development Resources

Getting the budget in place for a business retention and expansion (BR+E) project is a difficult task. Proving the value of the exercise to Council and spending the time to get all stakeholders on

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CCAB: Amplifying Indigenous Voices in Business

The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) is a non-partisan non-profit working to build a strong network of support for Indigenous business owners across Canada. 

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Proven Tools for Successful Business Retention & Expansion

BR+E is an important part of a thriving municipality. The process allows businesses and business owners to grow and thrive in their community, building long-term connections and prosperity. 

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