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Council of the Great Lakes Region and the International Association for Great Lakes Research Form Partnership

October 10, 2019 | CGLR
SAGINAW, MI – A partnership announced today aims to better connect science, policy, and business interests to accelerate both the restoration and protection of the Great Lakes and the region’s sustainable development. The International Association for Great Lakes Research and the Council of the Great Lakes Region made the announcement at the State of Lake […]
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Council of the Great Lakes Region Launches Global Cities Team Challenge Smart Regions Cluster

September 12, 2019 | CGLR
Cleveland, Ohio and Toronto, Ontario, September 11, 2019 – The Council of the Great Lakes Region, a binational nonprofit established in 2013 to find new ways of harnessing the strengths and assets of the Great Lakes economic region between the United States and Canada while protecting the environment for future generations, has launched the binational […]
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Council of Great Lakes Region and Pollution Probe Release Report on Harnessing Big Data Analytics to Improve Watershed Protection

July 2, 2019 | CGLR
TORONTO, July 2, 2019 – Pollution Probe and the Council of the Great Lakes Region are pleased to announce the release of a new report, ‘Water Management and Big Data Analytics: Examination of Opportunities and Approaches to Leverage Data Science, Analytics and Advanced Computing to support Watershed Planning and the health of our Great Lakes’ […]
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Action Plan 2030 to Protect the Great Lakes proposed

June 18, 2019 | CGLR
Leading Great Lakes Advocates make case for10-year, $100M/year strategy June 18, 2019- Toronto, ON Today, following a nine-month intensive study and consultation process, five leading Great Lakes organisations submitted a 10-year Action Plan to protect the Great Lakes (Action Plan 2030) to Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, and shared […]
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2019 e.Builders Forum in Niagara Falls to Focus on Strengthening Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

May 21, 2019 | CGLR
The International Business Innovation Association (InBIA) partners with the Niagara Global Tourism Institute (NGTI) and the Council of the Great Lakes Region (CGLR) to share contemporary ecosystem building practices, particularly under the lens of multi-jurisdictional clusters and collaboration, diversity, and inclusion. Niagara Falls, NY – The International Business Innovation Association (InBIA), a global network for […]
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The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development and the Council of the Great Lakes Region Announce Partnership

May 15, 2019 | CGLR
Both organizations plan to leverage their respective strengths, networks, and activities to deepen Indigenous trade, investment, and innovation across Indian Country Toronto, Ontario and Cleveland, Ohio – The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (The National Center) is pleased to partner with the Council of the Great Lakes Region (CGLR) and work together on […]
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Winners of the first Great Lakes Changemaker Award Announced

May 8, 2019 | CGLR
Cleveland, Ohio – At the fifth Great Lakes Economic Forum, which is being hosted in Cleveland from May 6-8, the Council of the Great Lakes Region had the distinct pleasure of presenting its first Great Lakes Changemaker Awards to the following recipients: SC Johnson Congressman Dave Joyce, 14th District, Ohio Ambassador Bruce Heyman (retired) and […]
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SBA & Council of the Great Lakes Region Commit to Area Economic Development & Small Business Success with Strategic Alliance

May 7, 2019 | CGLR
CLEVELAND–Today Rob Scott, the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Great Lakes regional administrator,and Mark Fisher, president & CEO of the Council of the Great Lakes Regionsigned a Strategic Alliance Memorandum at the Great Lakes Economic Forum in Cleveland. The mutual commitment creates a framework in which the federal agency and CGLR will partner on programming and […]
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