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Press Releases

04 May


BMO Economics Report: Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Region Expansion to Accelerate

May 4, 2018 | By |

  • Strong activity in Ontario and Quebec
  • States in the region to build momentum with accelerating U.S. economy
  • Possible disruption to NAFTA poses trade challenges to region

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23 Apr


Reduce business property taxes to make Ontario more competitive: Toronto Region Board of Trade

April 23, 2018 | By |

TORONTO, ON, April 23, 2018 — To mitigate the costs of an increased minimum wage and high energy prices faced by Ontario business, Toronto Region Board of Trade (the Board) is calling on the campaigning parties Read More

22 Nov


Mayors, Businesses and NGOs in Ottawa to call for increased investment to protect the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence

November 22, 2017 | By |

During the second annual Great Lakes Day on Parliament Hill, a number of organizations, including the Council of the Great Lakes Region, called on the Government of Canada to establish Read More

17 Aug


Great Lakes Manufacturing Council Celebrates Its Accomplishments as it Passes the Torch to the Council of the Great Lakes Region

August 17, 2017 | By |

Following 10 years of successfully bringing people together to work individually and collectively to improve the conditions for successful manufacturing in the Great Lakes region, the board of directors of the Great Lakes Manufacturing Council (GLMC) has decided to cease the GLMC’s operations and pass the torch to the Council of the Great Lakes Region (CGLR). Read More

11 Jul


Northeast-midwest institute and the council of the Great lakes region announce new partnership

July 11, 2017 | By |

The Northeast-Midwest Institute (NEMWI) and the Council of the Great Lakes Region (CGLR) are very pleased to announce a collaboration agreement between the two organizations. Read More