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18 Jan

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The time has come for a Great Lakes Economic Strategy and Foreign Trade Zone

January 18, 2016 | By |

The United States (U.S.) and Mexico are partnering to create cross-border economic strategies, such as the Cali-Baja Bi-National Mega Region. Baltic countries are joining forces to develop a macro-regional economic strategy. Read More

21 Dec

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New Report: Vital Capital

December 21, 2015 | By |

State and Provincial Governments in the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Region must deepen and accelerate investments in public infrastructure

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03 Dec

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Council of the Great Lakes Region Welcomes Ontario Government’s Decision to Refurbish Bruce Power’s Nuclear Reactors

December 3, 2015 | By |

Toronto, Ontario, December 3, 2016 – Home to 107 million people and responsible for US$5.8 trillion in economic activity in 2014, the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Region’s prosperity and competitiveness is fuelled by affordable – and increasingly cleaner – energy like nuclear power.

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06 Nov

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Are we ready for the Paris Climate Summit? A cleaner, more efficient way of moving freight in the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Region

November 6, 2015 | By |

The Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Region, spanning the provinces of Ontario and Quebec and eight American states, from New York to Minnesota, is an economic juggernaut, with an estimated USD$5.8 trillion in economic activity in 2014 according to the most recent report on the region’s economy released by BMO Financial Group at the Great Lakes Economic Forum hosted by the Council of the Great Lakes Region in Chicago this past spring.

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27 Oct

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Lyle McCoy Appointed Senior Advisor to the Council of the Great Lakes Region

October 27, 2015 | By |

The Council of the Great Lakes Region announced today that it has appointed Lyle McCoy, recently retired as the head of the U.S. Public Finance and Infrastructure Capital Markets groups of BMO Capital Markets, as a senior advisor to the Council effective immediately.

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