Leading by example
We developed a clearer picture of Yukon’s labour supply and demand.
We worked with Hamilton to realize it’s potential as a creative city.
We helped Strathcona County support continued growth with an Industrial Land Strategy.
We helped the community of Newmarket identify its cultural assets.
We helped Toronto build a planning framework for its place as a creative world city.
We worked with Hastings County and Quinte Region to create the first regional municipal cultural plan in Ontario.
We helped Stony Plain define a vision for culture with a new cultural master plan.
We worked closely with the Kresge Foundation on an ambitious cultural mapping project in Detroit.
We helped the City of North Bay develop a strategic and proactive approach to leveraging the community’s cultural resources.
We helped the RMWB better understand the challenges and opportunities for local businesses through a business visitation pilot project.
The Bermuda Cultural Map is the first national cultural mapping project and signals growing international recognition of cultural mapping.
We developed a Cultural Plan for Minto, putting culture at the centre of building Minto’s creative rural economy.
We prepared a cultural plan that fully integrated with the Town’s new Strategic Plan, Economic Development Strategy and Official Plans.
We developed a cultural plan for Vaughan that was effectively integrated with its new Official Plan and Economic Development Strategy.
We worked collaboratively with the County of Elgin, to create a 5-year economic development plan and tourism strategy which is now being implemented.
We worked with Tiffany and the provincial government to locate a facility in Ontario near a diamond mine at Attawapiskat.
We developed a workforce development strategy for Elgin-St. Thomas that provides policy framework and community infrastructure to support its economic development goals.
For Calgary, we created a 10-year economic development strategy. We gathered input from more than 400 business and community leaders.
We were retained by the EOCFD Network Inc to develop a strategy to capitalize on the regional creative economy.
We developed seven separate industrial land inventories and strategies for each of the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako’s rural regions.
We facilitated a trade mission from the Oulu Region in Finland to Ontario to build new municipal partnerships with Canadian communities.
With the City of Mississauga, we built an economic development strategy to assist the City’s efforts to drive new investment in the community.
We developed a transformative strategy designed to position the Town of Markham at the leading edge of the GTA’s economic development activity.
We helped lay the groundwork for the Township of Nipigon and Red Rock Indian Band to attract new businesses and expand existing businesses.
We worked with Temagami First Nation to create a Community Economic Development Strategy reflective of and developed by the community.
We helped the Quinte Economic Development Commission to support manufacturing workforce development and create jobs.
We coordinated a feasibility study and cluster development plan for an interactive media facility in the Niagara area.
We worked with the Burlington Economic Development Corporation to complete an investment attraction strategy for the city.
To build organizational capacity and understanding of economic development, we provided training for the Ministry’s field staff across the province.
The Manitoba Ministry of Agriculture invited Brock Dickinson to give the keynote address at their annual conference on rural development issues.