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

5 on Friday – The Gig Economy

5 on Friday – The Gig Economy

By Aileen MurrayBlog

  May 12, 2017   Today’s 5 on Friday features five resources for the gig economy. Also called freelancing or the sharing economy, the gig economy is a labour market characterized by the prevalence of short-term contracts or freelance work as opposed to permanent jobs. This dramatic shift has been compared to that of the industrial revolution. … Read More

5 on Friday – Economic Development Leaders

5 on Friday – Economic Development Leaders

By Aileen MurrayBlog

  May 5, 2017   Today’s 5 on Friday features five leaders in the world of economic development. These are individuals who have fundamentally changed the way we address or consider economic development. 5 on Friday -Aileen Murray on Vimeo. Five  Economic Development Pioneers Philip Kotler  Kotler is the father of modern marketing and the author … Read More