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Reports and Whitepapers

GBLIP's Conversation for more inclusive and welcoming communities as a resource -  GBLIP

The She-Covery Project - Confronting the Gender Economic Impacts of COVID-19 in Ontario - Ontario Chamber of Commerce

2017 Global aerospace and defense sector outlook - Deloitte 

Alternative Investments 2020: The Future of Capital for Entrepreneurs and SMEs - World Economic Forum

Building the Future: A Report on the 2016 Rural Ontario Summit - OMAFRA

Digital Talent: Road to 2020 and BeyondInformation and Communications Technology Council

Diverse, Engaged and Precariously Employed: An In-Depth Look at Young Workers in Canada - Canadian Labour Congress

Diving Without a Parachute: Young Canadians Versus a Precarious Economy - Canadian Labour Congress

Focus on Rural Ontario: 2016 Fact Sheet Series - Rural Ontario Institute 

Global Location Trends: 2017 Annual Report - IBM

Inspiring Unfettered Innovation - Information and Communications Technology Council

Make it Happen: Canadian Manufacturing Outlook 2016 - KPMG

Mitigating Risks in the Innovation Economy - How Emerging Technologies Are Changing the Risk Landscape - World Economic Forum

Navigating Legacy: Charting the Course to Business Value, 2016-2017 Global CIO Survey - Deloitte University Press

Ontario's Global Trade Strategy: Seizing Global Opportunities - Ministry of International Trade

Remaking Economic Development: The Markets and Civics of Continuous Support and Prosperity -The Brookings Institution

Retooling Metropolis: How Social Media, Markets, and Regulatory Innovation Can Make America's Cities More Livable - Manhattan Institute for Policy Research 

Annual Conference 2019 Student Papers

The papers below are from students from the Local Economic Development Class within Seneca College’s Public Administration Diploma Program. Eleven students took part in the Future Ready session, led numerous table sessions based on pressing issues facing the Economic Development profession, and explored these issues further through the attached papers.

Bridging the Baby Boom and Millenial Mishaps: An Evaluation of Demographic Trends, Challenges, Solutions, and Policies - Elsie Chan-Tsiap-Siong

Technology: The Issue of Broadband - Cristina Gallè

Demographics Impact on Local Economic Development - Nathalia Headley

Canada Becoming a Leader of Technological Advancements: Discussing Artificial Intelligence, Automation and Technological Hubs - Mushgan Joian

Environment and Economic Development in Ontario Municipalities - Bolaji Komolafe

Challenges of the Changing Workforce for Economic Development - Joanne Lowe

The Effects of Governance on Economic Development in Indigenous Communities - Hanan Murji

Immigration – The Future of Economic Development in Canada - Chris Murray

Recognising and Addressing Upcoming Challenges and Trends in the Labor Market - Rumali Perera

The Economy, Big Data, and Rural Municipalities - Anup Persaud

Future Ready Funding for Economic Development - Shelley Savill

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