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Watch our municipal experts discuss the importance of local economic development (LED) and see how their projects have promoted LED in their communities.

  • Webinar: Community Branding and Marketing

    Webinar: Community Branding and Marketing

    Find out how FCMI's Canadian muncipal experts and their overseas counterparts are using branding and marketing to boost local economic development.
  • Webinar: Tourism as an engine of local economic development

    Webinar: Tourism as an engine of local economic development

    Find out how FCMI's Canadian muncipal experts are working with their partner communities to boost local economic development through tourism.
  • LED Forum public lecture: Dr. Milford J. Bateman

    LED Forum public lecture: Dr. Milford J. Bateman

    Dr. Milford J. Bateman discusses microfinance's effectiveness in reaching those segments of the population traditionally excluded by formal banks and business support services.
  • Promoting inclusive and sustainable LED

    Promoting inclusive and sustainable LED

    Brandon, Manitoba Mayor Shari Decter Hirst speaks to the importance for elected officials and municipalities to develop the local economy in an inclusive manner, to ensure that development benefits all citizens.
  • Implementing and managing change

    Implementing and managing change

    Marten Kruysse, Manager of Strategic Economic Initiatives at District of North Vancouver, and George Matteotti, Director of the Project and Business Liaison Office for Sustainable Development at the City of Edmonton propose practical approaches to effectively deal with change.
  • Promoting inclusive and sustainable LED

    Promoting inclusive and sustainable LED

    Scott Bowman, Senior Director (Ontario) at the Canadian Youth Business Foundation, provides a national perspective on young entrepreneurs' unique qualities, and the importance of actively engaging youth in LED.
  • Building Alliances and Strategic Vision through P3s

    Building Alliances and Strategic Vision through P3s

    Fred Morley, Executive Vice-President and Chief Economist at Greater Halifax Partnership, talks about how municipal public-private partnerships can benefit all parties and help leverage other forms of government funding.  He emphasizes trust as a key element for building successful long-term partnerships.
  • LED Policy Research for Local Government Associations

    LED Policy Research for Local Government Associations

    Gary MacIsaac, Executive Director of the Union of British Columbia Municipalities (UBCM) speaks about his organization's experience in conducting research to better understand what members are doing in terms of LED and the key challenges they face.
  • Local Economic Development

    Local Economic Development

    FCM International programs help partner municipalities boost economic development by increasing their capacity to manage public affairs, attract and retain investment and encourage new business ventures.
Page Updated: 21/12/2015