5 on Friday: The Economics of Cycling

5 on Friday: The Economics of Cycling

By Aileen MurrayBlog

  June 2, 2017   Today’s 5 on Friday looks at the economics of cycling. The number of bicycle commuters has soared by 60% during the past decade. Cycling’s growing popularity is reflected in increased interest in cycling tourism and related business, investments in community bike paths and debates about street parking vs. bike lanes. 5 on Friday … Read More

5 on Friday: High Speed Rail’s Economic Potential

5 on Friday: High Speed Rail’s Economic Potential

By Aileen MurrayBlog

  May 26, 2017   Today’s 5 on Friday looks at the economics of high speed rail.  On May 19, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne announced the first steps in bringing High Speed Rail to the Toronto-Windsor Corridor. The routes will include stops in Windsor, Chatham, London, Kitchener-Waterloo, Guelph and Toronto, with a connection to Pearson International … Read More

5 on Friday: Agriculture and Economic Development

5 on Friday: Agriculture and Economic Development

By Aileen MurrayBlog

  May 19, 2017   Today’s 5 on Friday looks at agriculture and economic development. Agriculture and agri-business is an integral part of the Canadian economy from urban to rural communities. Representing 6.6% of Canada’s GDP the agriculture and agri-food system plays a significant role in the Canadian economy. 5 on Friday -Aileen Murray on Vimeo. … Read More