Major Projects Position EOLC to Support Region's Economic Recovery
News Update, Eastern Ontario, May 26, 2020
As Ontario continues to reopen the provincial economy over the coming weeks and months, the
Eastern Ontario Leadership Council (EOLC) is currently preparing and positioning itself to support the region’s economic recovery, namely through several major projects initiated in the months leading up to the COVID-19 crisis.
In the last few months, the EOLC launched the Workforce Commuter Strategy and initiated a partnership on a One-Window Permitting System for Freight Movement. The EOLC is also initiating the Labour Market Artificial Intelligence (AI) Project, effective immediately.
“All of these projects are designed to put in place technologies and other services that will help private and public sector stakeholders better understand the regional economy and the economic impacts of COVID-19, as well as support economic recovery efforts for businesses, municipalities and individuals that are part of the regional labour market,” stated EOLC Co-Chair Diane Therrien, Mayor of the City of Peterborough.
Interested stakeholders are invited to follow the EOLC’s work through recent and forthcoming communications and reports available on the
, including quarterly updates on current projects and reports on the region’s overall economic recovery.