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Shaping Our Future: A Playbook for Rebooting and Reimagining the Regional Economy in Ontario’s Innovation Corridor

Ten actions which can help the municipalities in the Innovation Corridor integrate better.

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The COVID-19 pandemic was a huge shock to business, civic and government leaders in Ontario’s Innovation Corridor – an economically-important zone inclusive of the Greater Toronto, Hamilton and Waterloo Regions. Yet it also presented a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to reorganize and integrate the Corridor. Rather than focus on recovering as a set of disconnected municipalities, leaders in the Corridor should focus on planning for a single, connected Region. 

To facilitate this goal, this award-winning report provides a ten-point action plan that would contribute to regional integration. Each action fits within one of three broad categories: 

  • Shift to an equitable, integrated and high growth economy 
  • Shift to regionally coordinated funding that is future-oriented 
  • Shift to responsive and coordinated municipal governments that are encouraged to collaborate 

Download the Report

Learn about how the Innovation Corridor can work together to form a prosperous region.
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