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The Winkler Initiative: Lessons in Immigrant Attraction to Rural Areas, Part 1

Lessons from 18th National Metropolis Conference   The “Winkler Initiative” may sound like the title for a spy thriller, but in fact it was the name of an innovative pilot project that turned the course of a small, rural community in Manitoba into a prosperous and growing town. Last week, this story was recounted by… Read More


Funding for Agriculture and Agri-Food Processors – Growing Forward 2 Ontario

  The following article is written by guest blogger Ryan Weaver. Ryan Weaver has a BA in Economics, an MSc in Management, and several published works including two books. As Marketing Analyst at Mentor Works, Ryan enjoys communicating with business owners & executives about government grants and funding available to help overcome obstacles to growth.… Read More