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A SMART APPROACH to Building Stronger Communities

INTRODUCTION In Budget 2017, the Government of Canada announced that it will provide Infrastructure Canada with $300 million over 11 years to launch a Smart Cities Challenge Fund (Fund). The purpose of the Fund, modeled after similar initiatives in the United States, is to encourage communities to

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Who will win the battle to define Harper’s successor?

Ahead of the upcoming Conservative Party leadership election, Andrew Steele, Vice President and Group Head of our Public Affairs Practice, wrote a piece for the Globe and Mail that highlights “Who will win the battle to define Harper’s successor?.” In the article Steele argues that the time

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StrategyCorp sponsors HIPPY’s Because Mothers Matter Awards

At StrategyCorp, we recognize the vital role of mothers in educating children. The HIPPY program empowers mothers to deliver education to their kids during early childhood. HIPPY leverages the relationship between a mother and her child to help children successfully transition from their home environment into the

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Balanced Budget Gives Wynne Room to Spend

Since the recession of 2008-09, Ontario Liberals promised to return the budget to balance. Today’s budget saw Finance Minister Charles Sousa reach that goal. However, as Sousa said in his speech to the Legislature, “… a balanced budget is never an end in itself. For Ontarians, this

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Ontario’s big step to the left

Ahead of next week’s provincial budget being tabled, Andrew Steele, Vice President and Group Head of our Public Affairs Practice, wrote a piece for the Globe and Mail that highlights “Ontario’s big step to the left.” In the article Steele argues that the impending balanced budget will

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