Foreign Direct Investment and Southern Ontario.

The Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) was established in August 2009 in response to the global economic recession. Home to more than 12 million residents (representing 94% of the population of Ontario, and 36% of the total population of Canada) living in 288 communities, Southern Ontario is a key contributor to the health of the Canadian economy. FedDev Ontario was given a five-year mandate to support the competitiveness... (more)

Venture Capital in British Columbia.

Ference Weicker & Company has been hired to conduct a review of the BC venture capital research system. The project was because the Government of BC has recently been looking more closely at the underlying policy objectives. Up to this point, government initiatives have focussed primarily on one section of the system (i.e. tax credits to stimulate angel and early stage venture capital financing)... (more)

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