Economic Development

Ontario prepares mega-site inventory

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Ontario prepares mega-site inventory

Newmark Global Commercial Real Estate Services has been named to lead the selection process once the in-progress call for 500- to 1,500-acre mega-sites closes on July 31.
Proposed Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act tabled

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TCFD appears embedded in accountability Act

Newly tabled federal legislation would commit the Canadian government to set five-year targets and report progress in reaching the stated goal of net-zero emissions by 2050.
Virtual World Tax Summit will emanate from Montreal, Oct 13-15

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Virtual World Tax Summit to emanate from Montreal

More than 100 speakers will participate in the sixth annual conference, bringing together multi-sectoral perspectives on international tax competition and cooperation.
tourism momentum

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Tourism momentum tests Toronto and Vancouver

A new index of tourism-related economic development potential in 49 global markets plots Toronto and Vancouver among nine cities that are experiencing pressure from a growing influx of leisure attraction seekers.
energy management

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Canadian cities fertile for tech job growth

The rankings reflect CBRE's assessment of each market's competitive appeal based on 13 variously weighted indicators that collectively present a picture of employment trends and other factors helping to attract and sustain a tech labour force.
tourism benefits

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Tourism benefits also linked to its drawbacks

Japanese survey respondents are the least enthusiastic about tourism, but they voice the lowest level of complaints. Respondents in the United States also express below-average faith that tourism has a positive economic or cultural impact.
Amazon HQ2 contenders

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Toronto weak among Amazon HQ2 contenders

Punditry emanating from the United States characterizes Toronto as an outlier on the short list or overlooks it entirely.
tech talent

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Employers tap into tech talent clusters

Toronto, Ottawa, Vancouver, Montreal and Waterloo are deemed to provide the best dynamic for nurturing the workforce and fostering innovation in cost-competitive space.
Yorkville

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Toronto strives among successful world cities

The rankings include Toronto among a penultimate tier of 10 contenders pushing up against the alpha "big seven" of London, New York, Paris, Singapore, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Seoul.
Low costs heighten Hamilton’s competitiveness

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Low costs heighten Hamilton’s competitiveness

A new report identifies Hamilton as an emerging mid-sized anchor city, with a role similar to Milwaukee, Wisconsin's status in the Chicago megalopolis.