1. #Rethink Niagara: A Prosperous People Strategy for Niagara

    Goal: Create a vital, vibrant Niagara where everyone has the opportunity to thrive. Objectives: Build an investment strategy emphasizing development of Niagara’s people as the restorative path to achieving prosperity. Create the conditions for Collective Impact* by weaving together diverse efforts currently underway to improve quality of life through economic...
  2. Data the key to fighting poverty

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  3. Niagara readies for big data technologies

    Column: Mary Wiley, Special to Postmedia Network – – – “Leverage data and knowledge as resources for predictive intelligence” is the No. 1 overall opportunity for action cited in the Living in Niagara-2014 report. The report, built by diverse Niagara-wide partners, is a triennial snapshot in time of quality of...
  4. Ontario’s third annual GO Open Data Conference

    Join us May 1-2, 2015 for Ontario’s third annual GO Open Data Conference being held in Niagara Region at Brock University, featuring keynote speakers Deputy Premier Deb Matthews, Christian Villum from Open Knowledge International and the Mowat Centre’s Jamie Van Ymeren.

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