Tourism and its Many Benefits

In Canada and the U.S., many cities are suffering economic hardships and increasing unemployment due to business downsizing and closure, declining populations, and a depleted tax base which could ultimately lead to community deterioration on a social, economic and aesthetic level. Although tourism remains strong in the Rocky Mountains and in major cosmopolitan centres, tourism offers a wealth of opportunities for smaller communities to realize economic development, offsetting job losses in traditional sectors.

Tourism and its Many Benefits

Wells Concrete

Minnesota, the Land of 10,000 Lakes, is a byword for stability. It is politically stable, its residents are famed for their civic participation and it is one of the healthiest states in the U.S…

Wells Concrete

Town of Richmond Hill

Richmond Hill has much to boast about. Its residents are some of the highest educated in all of Canada; it has rich diversity of ethnicity and culture with a vibrant arts community; and it is one of the youngest towns in Canada, with almost sixty-four percent of its population under age forty-five. Richmond Hill has weathered the global financial crisis and its strong economy continues to grow.

Town of Richmond Hill

The Collier Companies

One thousand dollars doesn’t go far today. But that’s all it took Nathan Collier in 1972, as an initial investment to grow The Collier Companies. The Collier Companies (TCC) of which Nathan is Founder and President, is the largest privately held student housing provider in the United States. More than 20 percent of off-campus University of Florida students call The Collier Companies properties home.

The Collier Companies

BRASS Engineering

Transporting fluids such as oil and water via pipeline is well known to many people, but the use of slurry pipelines to transport mineral concentrate is a niche in which many companies do not perform. Throughout the world, slurry transporting is BRASS Engineering’s specialty.

BRASS Engineering

Bellatrix Exploration Ltd.

In 2009, as advances in multi-stage fracturing technology and horizontal drilling increased the ability of energy companies to recover oil, drilling in the Cardium Formation of the Pembina oil field increased. Although oil has been recovered from the area for decades, the renewed interest made the field once again the epicentre of the oil industry in the province…

Bellatrix Exploration Ltd.

Allied Equipment

Separating impurities and hydrocarbons from natural gas is a complex process, one involving a breadth of quality equipment to facilitate the process. For over two decades, Allied Equipment has been a leader in this field.

Allied Equipment

Accent Stainless Steel

British Columbia, has, in recent years, built a justifiably impressive reputation as a craft beer and microbrewery enthusiast. The number of microbreweries producing specialist products in the province is enormous and still growing.

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City of Langley

Put simply, the City of Langley is one of the best kept secrets of Metro Vancouver. The British Columbia city enjoys close proximity to Vancouver as well as a rich history, a strong sense of community, and all the amenities of a major urban centre.

City of Langley

City of Jonesboro

Jonesboro was established in the rolling hills of northeast Arkansas in 1859. Over the years, the community of 70,000 has become known as one of the state’s most progressive cities, as well as a major center for business and commerce.

City of Jonesboro

April 27, 2018, 4:38 AM EDT