economic-development

Support for Your Community: COVID-19 Economic Recovery Solutions

Disaster response and the ensuing economic recovery are extremely challenging for municipalities. It’s even more difficult when the entire world has been put on pause, as with the current COVID-19

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Rural Economic Development Strategies to Support Strong Communities

A large portion of Canada’s population lives in small towns and rural communities.

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Why Should Small Cities Support Electric Vehicles?

Research and development in electric vehicles have really ramped up in the last few years.

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Improve Your Pedestrian Infrastructure for Better Economic Development

Infrastructure issues are often a municipal maintenance issue.

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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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