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Economic Development 101: Growing from within

This is the second in a series of articles written by respected business journalist Bruce Johnstone about why we do economic development. By Bruce Johnstone Many people assume that economic development means bringing businesses and jobs from other towns, cities and provinces to relocate in our town, city or province. And, for many years, that assumption drove economic development agencies to… Read More

Economic Development 101: Introduction

Introduction to Economic Development 101 By Bruce Johnstone What is economic development? Why do we need economic development agencies to foster growth in our population and economy? Why do we need to grow our economy and population in the first place? These are questions that citizens and taxpayers may ask themselves from time to time. Some may question the need for economic development agencies… Read More