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28 Jun


No Time to Impede Labour Mobility

June 28, 2017 | By |

The Case for Efficient Cross-Border Markets and Skill Mobility in the Great Lakes Region

Access to talent now ranks as a top priority for corporate executives, globally and in the Great Lakes Region, as sectors look to fill labor market gaps caused by an ageing population and a growing shortage of skilled laborers. Read More

28 Jun


Improve cross-border labor mobility in the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Region to stave off looming skills shortages

June 28, 2017 | By |

A looming crisis from shortages of skilled labor could be avoided if the United States (U.S.) and Canada did a better job sharing talent across the border, says a new report released today by the Council of the Great Lakes Region (CGLR). Read More

30 May


Current: Spring/Summer 2017

May 30, 2017 | By |

Your complete source for economic and environmental policy news in the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Region and activities of the Council of the Great Lakes Region. Read More

29 May


Great Lakes Ready

May 29, 2017 | By |

A Binational Economic and Commercial Policy Agenda for the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Region

President Trump has stated that renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is a top priority of his Administration. While the focus has been on the U.S.-trade relationship with Mexico, less has been said about the robust trade and economic relationship between the United States and Canada and how renegotiation of NAFTA would affect that relationship. Read More

26 Apr


Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Region Tourism Trends and Statistics

April 26, 2017 | By |

Opportunities for Growth

Global tourism has seen unprecedented and virtually uninterrupted growth since the 1950’s. In fact today, travel and tourism is the world’s largest service industry, contributing trillions to world GDP. Competition for travelers and tourism dollars, as a result, is fierce! Read More