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Posted Tuesday, March 03, 2020

Contribution to Global Travel and Tourism 2018By: Beth Potter, President & CEO, Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAO) 
bpotter@tiaontario.ca
Tourism transformation
The economic landscape of Ontario is undergoing a period of rapid transformation; the exponential growth of tourism and the visitor economy are at the forefront of this shift. At the Tourism Industry Association of Ontario (TIAO) is the official voice to Queen’s Park on behalf of a powerful growth industry that has a greater...

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Posted Monday, January 20, 2020

 
By: Mitchell Cohen, President of Daniels Corporation
Email: mitchellcohen2@me.com
This article is based on a keynote address to the United Nations Urban Economy Forum at York University on October 28 th , 2019
 
Introduction
There is no doubt that building inclusive, sustainable cities is one of the fundamental challenges of our times. 
Over the past 35 years our company, The Daniels Corporation, has built over 30,000 homes...

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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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