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CGLR and WIN form a strategic partnership to advance and strengthen cross-border and cross-sector partnerships

January 22, 2019 | CGLR
The Council of the Great Lakes Region (CGLR) and the World Health Innovation Network (WIN), at the University of Windsor’s Odette School of Business form a strategic partnership to strengthen cross-border and cross-sector collaboration in Canada and the United States.
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Pollution Probe and the Council of the Great Lakes Region receive funding from RBC for an innovative project to support improved watershed management in the Great Lakes

December 20, 2018 | CGLR
TORONTO, 20 December 2018 – Pollution Probe and the Council of the Great Lakes Region (CGLR) are pleased to be partnering with the Royal Bank of Canada on an innovative project that will support an improved approach to
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Cleveland, Ohio announced as location of the fifth Great Lakes Economic Forum

November 6, 2018 | CGLR
November 6, 2018 Cleveland, Ohio and Toronto, Ontario – Today, the Council of the Great Lakes Region announced that Cleveland, Ohio will host the Great Lakes Economic Forum from May 6-8, 2019. The event engages business, governmental, political, academic and non-profit leaders from the eight Great Lakes states and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and […]
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Panel of Experts to Investigate Protection of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River

October 26, 2018 | CGLR
Panel of Experts to Investigate Protection of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River Stakeholder-Led Collaborative Strategy receives federal funding Toronto, ON, Friday, October 26, 2018 – Today, an independent panel with experts from across the Canadian portion of the Great Lakes and along the St. Lawrence River held its first meeting, launching an 18-month […]
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Council of the Great Lakes Region Launches New Program to help SMEs Scale, Innovate, and Export

October 17, 2018 | CGLR
Toronto, Ontario – Today the Council of the Great Lakes Region, in collaboration with Ryerson University, launched a new program called Great Lakes Ready. Utilizing the Magnet Export Business Portal as the backbone of the program, Great Lakes Ready will help small ...
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CGLR Statement on the New Trade Agreement between the United States, Canada, and Mexico

October 2, 2018 | CGLR
October 3, 2018 Toronto, Ontario and Cleveland, Ohio – Mark Fisher, President and CEO of the Council of the Great Lakes Region (CGLR), issued the following statement today after reviewing the agreement reached between the Parties: “CGLR commends negotiators for finalizing a new United States-Mexico-Canada trade agreement (USMCA) that updates many elements of the North […]
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BMO Economics Report: Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Region Expansion to Accelerate

May 4, 2018 | CGLR
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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Reduce business property taxes to make Ontario more competitive: Toronto Region Board of Trade

April 23, 2018 | CGLR
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
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