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Canadian Companies are the Most Trusted in the World

March 23, 2016

Doing business in Canada or with Canadian firms need not be stressful or risky according to a recent survey of global business environments. 

Canadian companies received a 66% approval rating, up three percentage points over the past four years, making Canadian-headquartered companies the most t…

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Guest Blog: Brandon Manitoba Mayor Rick Chrest

January 18, 2016

We Are Brandon!

At a modest population of 50,000, Brandon is Manitoba’s second largest City and is the de facto hub of the western side of our Province.  Brandon is a very stable, steadily growing city, in fact boasting one of the most robust growth rates of medium sized cities in Canada.  Mo…

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Federal Government Invests $1.5 million in Aboriginal Tourism in British Columbia

May 1, 2015

Today, the federal government announced an investment of $1,500,000 for the Aboriginal Tourism Association of British Columbia (AtBC) to grow and develop the Aboriginal cultural tourism industry in British Columbia (B.C.).

The project, which is part of AtBC’s Five-year Aboriginal Cultural Tourism…

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Innovation Alley Celebrates Winnipeg's Thriving Technology Sector

February 24, 2015

Winnipeg, Manitoba continues to recognize the role of its technology community plays in the city’s economy by naming a section of Adelaide Street “Innovation Alley.”  The area, located in the city’s historic West Exchange District, is home to many of Manitoba’s exciting technology fir…

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Toronto Ranked Best Place to Live in the World

February 6, 2015

Toronto has been chosen as the best large city to live in, according to the annual rankings of the Economist Magazine's Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).

Canada's largest city topped 50 other locations based on the rankings of safety, liveability, democracy, cost and other indicators relevant to…

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Cisco Canada chooses Toronto for $150 million investment

July 23, 2014

Cisco has chosen Toronto as the base for its innovation hub, investing in venture-capital funds, incubators and companies to the tune of $150 million.  They employment spin-off is estimated to be 1,700 new jobs in the province of Ontario.

Canadian firms have previously criticized the lack of ventu…

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Happy Birthday City of Brandon, Manitoba!

May 30, 2013

Brandon, Manitoba is 131 years old today. According to the City of Brandon’s website, General Thomas Rosser chose the location for a major divisional point of the Canadian Pacific Railway in May 1881 and named this new townsite "Brandon".

The name "Brandon" goes back to the Blue Hills of Brandon,…

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