5 on Friday: Post secondary institutions

5 on Friday: Post secondary institutions

By Aileen MurrayBlog

April 26, 2018 This week I want to look at the role of post -secondary institutions as a driver of local economic development activity. Increasingly post -secondary institutions are developing programs that upon and reflect the unique assets and strengths of the local community. They are also increasingly exploring ways to contribute to the economic … Read More

5 on Friday: Millennials

5 on Friday: Millennials

By Aileen MurrayBlog

April 20, 2018 This week’s post looks at the role of millennials in the economy and workforce development. Millennials were born between 1980 and 2000. They are entering their prime employment years just as baby boomers are starting to retire out of the workforce. We’re hearing more and more reports of businesses having challenges in … Read More

5 on Friday: Cannabis

5 on Friday: Cannabis

By Aileen MurrayBlog

April 13, 2018 This week’s post looks at the economic development opportunities surrounding the legalization of cannabis in Canada later this year. From retail sales, cultivation, education and research, here are five takes on the economic potential of cannabis.   5 on Friday -Aileen Murray on Vimeo.   5 articles on the economic opportunities in … Read More