EDCO Exchange
March 2018
Innovation in Economic Development
Article Roundup

1. 6 Skills You Need to Know to Grow Your Business Internationally and How to Get Them - EDC

2. Broadband: An Investment in Innovation - SWIFT

3. Smart Cities: Good or Bad? The Review, DMZ

4. Canada's First Ridesharing Transit Partnership - Uber

5. Social Media: A Guide for Entrepreneurs - BDC

6. A Website to Attract Millennials to Move for Manufacturing - The DCI Blog

7. Examining the local value of economic development incentives -   evidence from 4 US cities Brookings

8. Food Entrepreneurs Journey: A Guide to Food Start Ups - Agri-Food Management Institute

Notification of Release of Draft Guidance to Support Implementation of the Growth Plan

March 21, 2018 - T he Ministry of Municipal Affairs has released two draft technical guidance documents intended to help municipalities implement the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe, 2017 (the "Growth Plan").
The documents will guide municipalities in the region when they carry out the municipal comprehensive review process, and will help them to reach the Growth Plan's intensification and density targets. This guidance will help municipalities in the Greater Golden Horseshoe achieve complete communities, compact urban form, and efficient use of infrastructure.
The consultation closes on Monday May 7, 2018.

Upcoming Events
April 8-10, 2018
Deerhurst, ON

OMAFRA Teleconference  10 am -12 pm

April 12, 2018
IEDC Webinar 2:30 pm - 4 pm
April 18, 2018
Webinar  1:00 pm 

May 6-11, 2018

May 7-12, 2018

May 31-June 1, 2018
Stratford, ON 

Employment Opportunities
Toronto Global, Toronto
Until Filled

Toronto Global, Toronto
Until Filled 

Closing April 3, 2018

City of Toronto
Closing April 4, 2018

Executive Director
Haltech Regional Innovation Centre, Halton Region
Closing April 6, 2018

Director of Economic Development
Niagara Region
Closing April 8, 2018

Economic Development and Tourism Coordinator
Town of Halton Hills
Closing April 10, 2018 

Tourism Partner and Media Relations Specialist
Grey County
Closing April 18, 2018

Closing April 20, 2018

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