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

August 17, 2017 | CGLR 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

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

July 11, 2017 | CGLR 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

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

June 28, 2017 | CGLR 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

First Time Multimodal Transportation Vision and Strategy Released for the binational Great Lakes Region

April 26, 2017 | CGLR A connected transportation system that is adaptive and resilient to change and uncertainty is crucial in a borderless global economy. Read More

First Time Assessment of Tourism Trends and Statistics Released for the Binational Great Lakes Region

April 26, 2017 | CGLR Shedding light on the barriers and opportunities to grow the tourism sector across the Region Read More

The de Gaspé Beaubien Foundation and the Council of the Great Lakes Region Form Innovative Great Lakes Partnership

April 26, 2017 | CGLR At the Great Lakes Economic Forum today, which is taking place in Detroit, Michigan, the Council of the Great Lakes Region and the de Gaspé Beaubien Foundation announced their collaborative partnership that will focus on developing the next generation of business leaders and entrepreneurs using technology and big data to protect and restore the Great Lakes. Read More

Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Navdeep Bains to give keynote address at Great Lakes Economic Forum

April 11, 2017 | CGLR With 19 of the top 100 universities in the world, 24.1 per cent and 72.1 per cent of R&D funding in the U.S. and Canada respectively, and a GDP of US$5.8 trillion, the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Region is one of the world’s leading hubs of technological innovation and cross-border trade. Read More

Toyota announced as the presenting sponsor of crucial third annual Great Lakes Economic Forum

April 4, 2017 | CGLR Decision-makers and business leaders meet to discuss cross-border trade and investment in this vital bi-national region. Read More