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CN: Canada, Ontario Invest $35M+ in Community Infrastructure Projects

July 7, 2021

Canadian and Ontario officials announced joint funding for 35 recreational and community infrastructure projects across Ontario. more >>


CN: Amazon to Open New Robotics Warehouse in Alberta, to Hire 1,000

June 30, 2021

Amazon.com Inc. will will open a new warehouse in Alberta, Canada, next year that will use robotics to help pick, pack and ship parcels. more >>


CN: Decathlon Sporting Goods to Open First Store in Western Canada

June 18, 2021

Decathlon, the largest worldwide sporting goods chain, is expanding to Western Canada with its first store in Calgary. more >>


L.L.Bean to Open 3 Stores in U.S., 4 Stores in Canada in 2021

April 30, 2021

L.L.Bean announced it will open three new retail stores in the U.S. and four stores in Canada in 2021. more >>


Apparel Brand Athleta to Open up to 30 Stores Annually in North America

April 26, 2021

Gap Inc. is expanding its women’s athletic apparel brand—Athleta—with plans to open between 20 and 30 stores annually across North America. more >>


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Miramichi: Fertile Ground for Companies Looking to Grow in the Cannabis Industry

February 4, 2020

Committed to economic growth and diversification, the City of Miramichi in Canada is recruiting and attracting companies to help grow the cannabis... more >>


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Miramichi: A Dynamic Community Committed to Economic Growth and Diversification

September 1, 2019

The City of Miramichi in New Brunswick serves as an industrial, business and retail center--and it's committed to a strategy of economic growth and... more >>


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Case Studies

Case study | April 30, 2006
Tillsonburg, Canada: A Hub for the Automotive-Assembly Industry   

By: Linda Dobel

The town of Tillisonburg, Canada, population 100,000, is located just south of Ontario's main corridor for transportation – Highway 401, with... More>>


Case study | June 30, 2005
Northumberland County, Ontario   

By: Trade & Industry Development

Could the next plastics company emerge in Northumberland County? Absolutely says George Borovilos, director of economic development & tourism. "We... More>>


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Articles

blank Article | March 16, 2020
Shifting Trade Routes Shape Seaports

By: Lori Musser

Trade routes shift. Constantly. That presents a challenge to seaports whose strategies and investments in infrastructure and services are shaped by...   More>>


blank Article | October 22, 2019
Ontario Is On the Cutting Edge of Innovation

By: Vic Fedeli

Ontario has a way of making you feel like you’re in a bustling city center, yet also part of a tight-knit community all at the same time. It makes...   More>>


blank Article | August 22, 2019
Diversification—and Survival—in the Auto Industry

By: Dustin Jones

Traditionally, in the auto industry, the concept of diversification has applied mainly to product mix, overreliance on profit-leading models, single...   More>>


blank Article | March 1, 2019
Hemp & Cannabis Production

By: Peter Francesconi

As more and more states ease restrictions on the hemp and cannabis industry, companies getting into the business of producing, processing and...   More>>


blank Article | January 31, 2019
These Locations Offer Transportation Options to Help Move Product

By: Peter Francesconi

In today’s world, it’s all about access. For every business, access is a key to success—access to materials, access to a labor force and,...   More>>