5 on Friday – Performance Measurement

5 on Friday – Performance Measurement

By Aileen MurrayBlog

  April 27, 2017  Today’s 5 on Friday features five links and resources for economic development performance measurement. Performance measurement for economic development is a challenging and complex issue. For today we’ll take a quick overview and we’ll revisit this topic in the future episodes with more case studies and a deeper dive into some of … Read More

5 on Friday – Rural Economic Development

5 on Friday – Rural Economic Development

By Aileen MurrayBlog

  April 21, 2017  Today’s 5 on Friday features five links and resources for rural economic development. Canada’s demographics have shifted from a predominantly rural to predominantly urban community. We’ve shifted from a resource and agriculturally based to economy to more urban centric economic activity. Rural communities have unique challenges and opportunities that need to … Read More

5 on Friday – Downtown Revitalization

5 on Friday – Downtown Revitalization

By Aileen MurrayBlog

  April 14, 2017  Today’s 5 on Friday features five links and resources for downtown revitalization. Downtowns are an interesting barometer of the health of the local economy. They are the economic core or heart of the community embodying the community’s past and its visual identity. But many downtowns are in transition and economic developers are … Read More