Opinion: Rapid technological advances will destroy some jobs, but it doesn’t need to be a catastrophe if we take steps to manage the transition Paul Boothe December 15, 2017 Paul Boothe is Managing Director of the Trillium Network for Advanced Manufacturing and a Fellow of the Institute for Competitiveness and Prosperity. Since the 18th century ... Read More
Annual Report 16 RELEASED DECEMBER 2017 In its 16th Annual Report, Strength in numbers: Targeting labour force participation to improve prosperity in Ontario, the Institute analyzes Ontario's GDP per capita compared to ten similar peer jurisdictions (Ohio, Wisconsin, Indiana, the Netherlands, Tennessee, Sweden, Michigan, Australia, British Columbia, and Québec) and analyzes the labour force participation rate of youth, ... Read More
How can your manufacturing business increase global sales? On December 6th, Gwenaele Montagner, Director of International Trade Development at World Trade Centre Toronto, will speak with organizational leaders to discuss local programs that help manufacturers expand their business globally, access capital, and more. Trillium Deputy Director Alister Smith will be participating in the event as …
Trillium is pleased to announce the release of TrilliumGIS. TrilliumGIS is an easily accessible online application that connects investors, suppliers, education institutions, and business developers in the province to enhance the growth of the manufacturing sector. Similar tools have been in use in Mexico and the U.S. for some time, and have provided a competitive ... Read More
In Strategies for international success: Lessons from six Canadian firms, the project team (Dr. Paul Boothe, Alister Smith, and Philippa French) interviewed executives about their success in going global. To understand the business strategies involved in going global and being successful in international markets, the team spoke to representatives from the following six firms: Cyclone Manufacturing, …
In honour of Canada’s 150th birthday, Trillium has decided to author four blog posts pertaining to the history of Ontario’s manufacturing industry, from Confederation up until the present day. To start off we will discuss the economic history and development of Ontario.