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Up to five superclusters will energize regional economies and help build a skilled workforce, enhance Canada's global competitiveness, and create thousands of well-paying jobs.


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Up to five superclusters will energize regional economies and help build a skilled workforce, enhance Canada's global competitiveness, and create thousands of well-paying jobs.

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Latest: Canada Superclusters Will Promote Innovation, Economic Growth - Up to five superclusters will energize regional economies and help build a skilled workforce, enhance Canada's global competitiveness, and create thousands of well-paying jobs.

Canada Superclusters Will Promote Innovation, Economic Growth

Up to five superclusters will energize regional economies and help build a skilled workforce, enhance Canada's global competitiveness, and create thousands of well-paying jobs.

Global Investment In Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy Rising

Greenhouse gas emissions reduction, energy security are the largest drivers for investment in the U.S. and Canada, finds Johnson Controls’ new Energy Efficiency Indicator survey.

Agri-Plastics Investing $4.5M In Nebraska

The Canadian company will establish a nearly 160,000-square-foot operation in Sidney, NE where it will manufacture calf housing products. 

Duel in the Sky

By slapping a hefty tariff on Bombardier, the U.S. fires the opening salvo of what may become a trade war with Canada and the U.K.

The Big Prize

Amazon launches a public bidding war for its second corporate headquarters in North America.

Supply Chain Reaction

As the renegotiation of NAFTA begins, the hemispheric supply chain may be the biggest obstacle to major revisions.

Locations For The Food Processing Industry: The Food Puzzle

It takes a variety of participants and processes to make the food industry a whole industry. And so far the pieces together seem to indicate a year of success.

Canada Jumps To Second Place For Employee Relocation

The U.S. loses points, but remains tops among countries global employees would consider moving to; reluctance to relocating for work growing.

Collision Course

An epic battle is unfolding between California’s Gov. Brown and the Trump Administration over environmental regulations.

Happy Economic Development Week!

As the IEDC's second annual celebratory week for Economic Development begins today, here are some tips about how your location can participate.

Reality Check

Congress tells President Trump where he can stick his wall.

Canada Investing $32M In Clean Technology Innovation

The investments will support Canadian-based technologies and create opportunities for businesses to grow and contribute to clean economic growth.

Manufacturing: Technology, Automation Drive Global Change

Malaysia retains its position as the most attractive manufacturing market, according to new Cushman & Wakefield analysis.

North America’s First Electric School Bus Unveiled In Palo Alto

The Canadian manufacturer of the eLion, the first Type C electric school bus made in North America, plans to locate a new manufacturing facility in California.

ABB Investing $67.5M In Canada

The Swiss engineering firm will establish a new North American headquarters and research and development facility in Montréal.

Canatal Steel USA Investing $1.5M In Virginia Expansion

The Canada-based company's manufacturing expansion will bring 38 new lobs to Botetourt County, VA with support from the Virginia Jobs Investment Program.

City of Mississauga | Ontario, Canada

The Economic Development Office (EDO) provides information and services to help businesses grow and prosper in Mississauga. Let us be your first contact for business development.

Leclerc Foods Locating U.S. HQ In Tennessee

The food manufacturer will create 105 jobs with a $49 million investment in its second Kingsport, TN facility that will also include manufacturing and warehousing/distribution space. 

Open Borders

Seattle and Vancouver ponder the creation of a Cascadia Innovation Corridor that would span the U.S.-Canada border.

Business Report: Canada – Bridgestone Americas Expanding in Quebec

A multi-phase, $225-million investment will increase capacity at the company’s Joliette, Quebec plant to produce larger-diameter tires for trucks and SUVs.

Weston Foods Picks Indiana For U.S. HQ

The Canada-based baked goods producer will invest $1.6 million to renovate a 200,000-square-foot facility in Brownsburg, IN.

May / June 2016 Issue (Volume 49, Number 3)

States that are leaders in creating a skilled workforce are the focus of Business Facilities' May / June 2016 issue. Plus, a look at research parks, and the logistics industry.

Montreal Named 2016 Intelligent Community of the Year

Intelligent Community Forum jury found that “Montreal played the innovation game at the highest possible level.”

June 26 or Bust

There may be "still a lot of work to do," but officials insist the expanded Panama Canal will be open for business by the end of next month.

Foreign Direct Investment: On the Rebound?

U.S. and China hold top two Foreign Direct Investment positions for fourth straight year; Canada ranks #3; Germany rises to #4 to lead Europe.

Food Processing: Generating Growth for Good Eats

The recent consolidation of food industry giants via mega-mergers is not slowing the exponential growth of major food processing hubs.

Cinesite Opens Major Animation Studio in Montréal, Canada

Downtown Montréal, Québec is the home of Cinesite's new 54,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art animation studio, which will create 500 jobs by 2020.

Icy Hot: The Race To Develop The Arctic Is Heating Up

Development of oil and gas fields, the use of the Northern Sea Route as the shortest cargo transit route between Europe and Asia and the development of industrial, transport and tourist infrastructure.

Norway Most Prosperous, Singapore Most Successful Economy In The World

Norway is the most prosperous country, while Singapore is the most successful country economically, according to the 2015 Legatum Prosperity Index™. The report ranks 142 countries across eight categories: the Economy, Entrepreneurship & Opportunity; Governance; Education; Health; Safety & Security; Personal Freedom; and Social Capital.

Calabrian Corp. Building Liquid Sulfur Dioxide Production Facility In Eastern Canada

Calabrian Corporation, a leading producer of liquid Sulfur Dioxide in North America, is building a new liquid Sulfur Dioxide production facility in the City of Timmins, Ontario.

Rail Transplant

China’s largest rail manufacturer will build subway cars for Boston at a new plant in Springfield, MA.

Industry Focus: Advanced Manufacturing – Manufacturing High-Tech Growth

In terms of its contribution to GDP, the advanced manufacturing sector punches well above its weight, producing $2.7 trillion in value-added economic activity.

Legacy, Shmegacy

The momentum to address the impact of climate change hits a wall of ice.

Heroux-Devtek Chooses Ontario, Canada For Aerospace Expansion

The Cambridge plant results in the creation of approximately 40 highly skilled new jobs, while helping to retain existing jobs in Ontario.

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