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Posted Thursday, January 02, 2020

By: Alec Klimowicz
Email: ajklimowicz@gmail.com
Introduction
A burgeoning practice to fund major infrastructural projects is called public-private-partnerships (“P3” or “PPP”). This practice takes on a wide variety of governmentally involved projects and alleviates the procurement issues by way of bringing in a private party for funding. Just like any investment endeavor, the private party needs some sort of remuneration to make funding the...

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Posted Sunday, March 24, 2019

Demographics By: Nathalia Headley
Email: nlheadle@myseneca.ca
"This article is based on the findings and research from the Economic Developers Council of Ontario Annual Conference 2019”
Abstract
Local Economic Development (LED) is not only the heartbeat of a city or town but the very determining factor for a better quality of life.   Each aspect of economic development needs to be examined to give insight to the trends in labour sectors, threats to...

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Posted Saturday, March 03, 2018

Painter By: William Nedds, Analyst, Camoin Associates
Email: william@camoinassociates.com
This article first appeared in Camoin Associates ’ Economic Development Navigator.
The rise of automation and its potential disruption of the global economy is largely considered to be a given. The growing trend of jobs facing irrelevancy at the hands of hardware integrated with software spans numerous industries, from fast food to finance to manufacturing....

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Posted Saturday, February 17, 2018

Councillor Vincent Crisanti -Ward 1 North Etobicoke Business Roundtables: Collaborative BR+E in Toronto
According to Tony Robbins, "identify your problems, but give your power and energy to solutions".  Business Roundtable events are essential within our community to ensure that problems are found and our collective power and energy are put towards finding solutions.  The primary objective is to share and promote programs and services provided by the City and its partners while also providing a forum for local politicians...

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Posted Sunday, June 18, 2017

Ed Is It Is Time For A Set Of Advertising Ethics In Economic Development? By Edward Burghard
Professional ethics are as important to sustainable success as personal ethics.  The establishment of an accepted code of ethics coupled with vigilant self-policing helps secure the reputation and trustworthiness of both the profession and its practicing members. 
The concept of ethics can be simply described as doing the right thing.  But, sometimes the “right...

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