Economic Prosperity 2017

  1. Economic Prosperity – Introduction

    Building an accurate description of prosperity for Niagara requires looking both through traditional economic growth lenses; and looking at data in and across the 12 Living in Niagara quality of life Sectors. Niagara appears poised for growth. Projections show that by 2041, the region’s population will grow by 160,000 people, and the number...
  2. Economic Development in Niagara

    Economic Performance and Growth In 2015, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) of Canada released its final report “…as part of an overall holistic and comprehensive response to the Indian Residential School legacy…”.  The TRC report includes 94 Calls to Action; number 92 is entitled ‘Business and Reconciliation’: 92: We...
  3. Income and Earnings in Niagara

    Low Income Measure (LIM) Statistics Canada publishes Low-income measure-based thresholds, following the practice of many international organizations. The concept underlying the LIM is that all persons in a household have low income if their adjusted household income falls below half of the median adjusted income. The household income is adjusted by an equivalence...
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