A Look Inside the Canadian Beef Centre of Excellence

A Look Inside the Canadian Beef Centre of Excellence

The Canadian Beef Centre of Excellence facility opened on February 28, 2015 in NE Calgary, the heart of Canadian beef country. Calgary was chosen as the location of choice due its proximity to Canada’s largest meat packers, world class cattle ranches, and feeding operations. The vision of the centre included connecting to the beef value chain, expanding reach beyond boxed meat and welcoming international representatives to view the quality of Canadian beef.

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Ottawa: a thriving technology hub and a great place to do business

Ottawa: a thriving technology hub and a great place to do business

When Swedish multi-national Syntronic arrived in Ottawa to open its first North American R&D facility late last year,Invest Ottawa delivered. Thanks to their help, Syntronic's president, Hans Molin, found office space, conducted 100 interviews, hired 30 employees, filed all of the necessary legal paperwork and permits, enrolled his children into schools, hockey and ballet lessons and found a home for his family, all within just 72 hours.

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Ian Mckay: Vancouver’s Green Growth Transcends The Resource Bust

Ian Mckay: Vancouver’s Green Growth Transcends The Resource Bust

As the national economy continues to sputter, the Bank of Canada conceded last week that its six-month effort to jump-start growth through rate-cutting had failed, downgrading the country’s forecast and calling the reasons for failure a “puzzle.”

The picture is less puzzling in Vancouver, where we have quietly enjoyed an average of above 3-per-cent growth in gross domestic product over the past five years – a rate envious anywhere in the Western world. In addition, the Conference Board of Canada has predicted that our economy will be the fastest-growing in the country over the next five years.

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