Total budget of $570 million supports strategic investments and community needs, while ensuring long-term financial sustainability (Fort McMurray, AB – February 8, 2022) – The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (MRWB) council has approved a municipal budget of $570 million for 2022. The budget includes $442 million for operations andRead More →

National Museum of Egyptian Civilization. (NMEC) This WAF will run until Wednesday and will be placed under the auspices of the Ministries of Culture, Planning and Economic Development, Tourism and Antiquities, Immigration and Expatriates, Environment and the Department of state of tourism in Cairo, according to a UN press release.Read More →

In northern Lac-Saint-Jean, Quebec, a community forestry model generates significant revenues for small municipalities while promoting social acceptance of the industry. This social economy model stimulates local economic development. Last year, the community forest generated $ 418,113 in investments in 50 community projects. The amount was redistributed among 11 localRead More →

Atlantic City, Paterson and Trenton will each receive $ 250,000 for long-term planning December 8, 2021 The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) announced the first awards under the government’s Small Municipal Planning Grants (GRM) program. The cities of Atlantic City, Paterson and Trenton, which are the only entities identifiedRead More →

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada was honored as Smart Community of the Year 2021 by the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) following its virtual world summit on October 28. The other six finalists were Binh Duong Smart City, Vietnam; Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil; Township of Langley, British Columbia, Canada; Mississauga, Ontario, Canada; Moscow, Russia;Read More →

WINSLOW – Town of Winslow Director Erica LaCroix is ​​hosting a series of events called “Coffee with the Director” to discuss issues and ideas that are important to residents and community members during an exciting time of growth of new businesses, development opportunities and regional entrepreneurial activities. Providing a forumRead More →

File Photo – South Cariboo Visitor Center (Darin Bain, staff) The 100 Mile House District has completed its Community Transition Marketing Project. According to the Director of Economic Development and Planning, Joanne Doddridge, the project was to refresh some of the municipality’s communication and marketing tools, with the overallRead More →

THRIVE Bowen and Kwantlen Polytechnic Seek Local Support for Community Greenhouse Project Eighteen months ago, the people of Bowen Island were confronted with a reality that was previously unimaginable: the continuous flow of food and other essentials, channeled through long supply chains from across the country. world, suddenly became unstableRead More →

By now, most residents have probably heard of number 22, which would increase the income tax rate in Hilliard by 0.5 percentage points and spend that money entirely on recreation and parks, including construction of a community center and additional sports fields. Information on number 22 is available on,Read More →

THE STORY CONTINUES BELOW THESE SALTWIRE VIDEOS SYDNEY, NS – Joanna MacIntyre and Lisa McNeil-Campbell say they like what they hear CBRM Forward ideas on improving economic development and municipal planning strategies to attract new businesses and entrepreneurs to the Cape Breton Regional Municipality. “These people are putting a lotRead More →

Illustrative image (Source: City HCM (VNA) – More than 600 experts, scientists, intellectuals and representatives of companies from the country and abroad will discuss how to strengthen the links between companies, research institutes and authorities to develop the eastern region of Ho Chi Minh City in a innovative urbanRead More →

mGardens grows hydroponic leafy greens in rural Kansas and markets them to local grocery stores, restaurants, and a farmers market. While much of the country’s domestic hydroponic food production is done by growers located near large urban areas, mGardens in Gorham, Kan., Is reversing the trend. Tom Murphy, who operatesRead More →