EDCO Exchange
May 2017
Innovation Article Roundup
KEEP UP TO DATE IN THE WORLD OF INNOVATION!
1. Canada's biggest obstacle to innovation is attitude - The Globe and Mail 

2. Canada's Innovation Minister holds first face-to-face meeting with U.S. Commerce Secretary - Canada NewsWire

3. Six youth entrepreneur businesses selected for Innovation Cluster's Slingshot program - KawarthaNOW

4. RRC announces Innovation Centre - Winnipeg Free Press

5. Innovation in the Offshore Sector - Exploration & Production

6. Grey showcases technology, innovation - Owen Sound Sun Times 

7. 6 Key Mobile Technologies Driving the Next Wave of App Innovation - Small Business Trends 

8. Q&A: Navdeep Bains on selling 'superclusters' - Macleans
Spring Symposium Presentations Available Online!
Last week, delegates from across the province converged in Thunder Bay and took part in EDCO's 2nd annual Spring Symposium. Two days of economic development programming led to great dialogue among colleagues and key takeaways for those who attended. If you were unable to attend, the presentations are now available on the EDCO website. 

Click one of the links below to be taken directly to the presentation:
1) Building Business Diversification within Your Community
2) 

6) FedNor 101 

EDCO would like to thank the delegates for making this event great, and the event sponsors, for making the event possible!

New Reports in the EDCO Resource Library
GREAT RESOURCES ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 
A Data Driven Approach to Identifying Vulnerable Plants -  A Munk School of Global Affairs Capstone Project 


Green Metrics: Common Measures of Sustainable Economic Development - International Economic Development Council & Urban Sustainability Directors Network

The Divergent Preferences of Travel Media: US vs. Canada - Development Counsellors International 

Upcoming Events
May 28 - June 2, 2017
Waterloo, ON

May 31 - June 1, 2017
Ottawa, ON

June 8, 2017
Free Webinar

June 15, 2017 
Webinar

June 19-23, 2017
Thunder Bay, ON

June 28, 2017
Merrickville, ON

June 29, 2017
Havelock, ON

September 13-14, 2017
Niagara Falls, ON

September 14-15, 2017
Toronto, ON

Employment Opportunities
City of Mississauga
Closing May 30, 2017

City of Toronto
Closing May 30, 2017

City of Barrie
Closing May 30, 2017

City of Mississauga
Closing May 30, 2017

City of Mississauga
Closing May 30, 2017

Tourism Kingston
Closing May 31, 2017

Norfolk County
Closing May 31, 2017

City of Brampton
Closing June 7, 2017

City of Brampton
Closing June 7, 2017

Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
Closing June 7, 2017

City of Brantford
Closing June 8, 2017

Town of Gravenhurst
Closing June 9, 2017

Contact  Heather Lalonde to post your 2017 employment opportunities with EDCO

The EDCO Team
edco.on.ca