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Local Economy

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Coverage of local economy since June 25, 2021.

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Strong year for construction in Steinbach in spite of pandemic

"...With all of this activity during a pandemic, Funk says this shows that there is a lot of confidence right not in our local economy..."

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3 Vernon attractions get provincial boost for COVID-19 recovery

"...“We want to thank the provincial government for recognizing rural tourism attractions and the economic benefit to the local community. ”..."

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Ontario invests $2.8 million in three Simcoe County businesses

"...BARRIE, ONT. -- Three Simcoe County businesses will share $2. 8 million from the Ontario government to support innovation and strengthen the local economy..."

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Tourism takes a hit in Osoyoos

"...It is a town that relies heavily on tourism dollars but the fire burning near Osoyoos is taking a toll on the local economy. Hundreds of tourists have already been forced out of town by the Nk’Mip Creek wildfire and dozens more have been placed on an alert and told to be ready to flee if needed. And while the town is still welcoming tourists, the mayor is urging would-be-visitors to do their homework before travelling to the vacation destination..."

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Local Businesses See Changes Since Restrictions Lifted

"..."Every day it seems to be more and more people with their masks off and if they're comfortable with them off that's great," told the Executive Director for the Weyburn Chamber of Commerce, Larry Heggs. "I think the owners have worked tirelessly to focus on where we're at this stage and keeping going. The business community that I have spoken to has really talked about taking a quick breath and then it'll be back to business so they can drive the local economy..."

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Firefighters receive a tasty morning snack from Country Prime Meats

"...Springmann and Volger, meanwhile, thanked firefighters for their efforts as they passed out the food to the crews, who came from Canim Lake, Mackenzie Lake, the Kootenays, Vancouver Island and even New Brunswick. Springmann said they appreciate the work the crews do to keep the fires away because it allows him to keep his 90 employees working to support the local economy..."

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Vancouver hosting Formula E World Championship electric vehicle race in 2022

"..."Formula E is a win on so many levels, from being a net-zero event that supports sustainable transportation to being a huge boost for our hard-hit tourism sector, our residents and our local economy," Coun. Sarah Kirby-Yung said in a news release Thursday..."

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Funding for Indigenous agriculture makes food security project grow into fresh produce

"...“We’ve seen such an amazing response to this program from Indigenous entrepreneurs and Indigenous communities all over B. C. ,” Lana Popham, B..."

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Chinook Community Forest gets $800,000 to rebuild

"...“As a shareholder in the Chinook Community Forest, we are grateful to FESBC for the funding to salvage burned fibre from the devastating wildfires of 2018,” said Dolores Funk, Mayor, Burns Lake. “This project benefits our local economy through job creation and allowing the utilization of fibre that is no longer economically viable. ”..."

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Portage Chamber thrilled to see tax payment deferral

"..."With this being said, I'm excited to hear what else the city has planned to launch our opening, our local economy, and I'm excited to see what they have planned in terms of supports or other programs that they can help support businesses reopening for the summer here, " continues Roulette..."

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Winkler Mayor Calls Today's $46.2-Million Investment For Regional Wastewater Treatment System, "A "Landmark D

"..."The Winkler-Stanley-Morden region is one of the most fastest growing in Manitoba so it's important that critical infrastructure like this wastewater treatment system can handle community growth and do so in an environmentally sustainable way. ..."

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Elk Valley gets new Economic Recovery Advisor

"...The new role is funded through grants, and is designed to support the local economy Scott TibballsJun. 25, 2021 8:00 a. m..."

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Digitize, communicate, share, and look forward in 2021 — LIVE! with Marty Seymour

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"...COVID-19 and the subsequent lockdowns, distancing, and cancelled learning events have had a profound impact on so many..."

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Discussions, Documentaries, and Investigative Reports about local economy.

How Drones Are Fighting Poaching in South Africa

"...Residents of such countries often depend on wildlife to support the local economy, in part by attracting tourists who want to see animals like elephants and rhinos run wild..."

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How Underutilized Agricultural Land Can Feed a City

"...Kent Mullinix, director of the Institute for Sustainable Food Systems, describes the Surrey, BC study and its revelatory findings..."

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What Skyscrapers Say About A City's Culture || The US vs Europe vs The Middle East vs Asia

"...Stakeholders claim that the building will bring thousands of jobs into the local economy..."

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Recent peer-reviewed papers about local economy relevant to the latest news.

Integrated assessment of climate change impacts on crop productivity and income of commercial maize farms in northeast South Af

"...Agriculture in South Africa sustains about 70% of the region?s population for food, income and employment, playing an important role for food security and the local economy..."

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H 2 O 2 priming induces proteomic responses to defense against salt stress in maize

"...Improving maize cultivation in areas subjected to salinity is imperative for the local economy and food security..."

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Increasing pressures, eroding beaches and climate change in Morocco

"...The potential retreat of the beaches can threaten seaside tourism business, which plays a critical role in the local economy..."

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Indigenous wild plants and fungi traditionally used in folk medicine and functional food in District Neelum Azad Kashmir

"...All 66 reported taxa are medicinally important used in 17 disease categories, of them 32 taxa 48% were used for food purposes, nine taxa have been exploited commercially who have a significant role in the local economy..."

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Forgone opportunities of large-scale agricultural investment: A comparison of three models of soya production in Central Mozambi

"...Agriculture is one of the main engines for prosperity and economic growth in Africa but effective agricultural strategies to support rural development and poverty alleviation are not yet identified..."

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Emerging jellyfish fisheries along Central South East coast of India

"...Though, jellyfish fisheries have resulted in substantial economic benefits to fishermen, the processors and thus the local economy, it could adversely impact the jellyfish populations of the area..."

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Wishful thinking or wise policy? Theorising tourism-led inclusive growth: Supply chains and host communities

"...Tourism-led growth may widen inequalities in host communities and weaken backward linkages to the local economy, despite its potential for strengthening such linkages to food and non-food sectors..."

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From farm to fork: Is food tourism a sustainable form of economic development?

"...Tourism has been a key driver of food festivals, where they play a role in attracting visitors and generating expenditure in the local economy..."

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Continuous Monitoring with a Superconducting Gravimeter As a Proxy for Water Storage Changes in a Mountain Catchment

"...In mountainous area, spring water constitutes the only drinking water resource and local economy is highly dependent on forest health and productivity..."

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Tourism Destination Development, a Situation Analysis of a Greek Region

"...Tourism is acknowledged to contribute to job and wealth creation, economic growth, environmental protection, and poverty reduction..."

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Sustainability of Fertigation in Agricultural Crop Production by IoT System: A Review

"...The increasing of world population over the year lead to an exponential in food demanding which is the main cause towards precision agriculture..."

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Sargassum blooms in the Atlantic Ocean – From a burden to an asset

"...The suggested process involves sustainable ship-based harvesting of excess biomass (up to 6..."

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