Regional Economic Development

GGI provides consulting services assessing the effectiveness and impacts of regional economic development programs and makes recommendations to improve their effectiveness.  Our recent work in regional economic development includes:

  • Summative Evaluation of Aboriginal Economic Development Programs for INAC
  • Evaluation of the Eastern Ontario Development Program for Industry Canada
  • Evaluation of the Francophone Economic Development Organizations (FEDOs) for Western Economic Diversification
  • Policy Review of Federal Programming for Aboriginal Economic Development
  • RMAF/RBAF Development Project for the Community Futures and Knowledge-based Economy Programs for Industry Canada

Domestic Economic Studies 

GGI conducts economic studies for Canadian organizations and federal departments that promote economic activity.  Recent studies include:

  • Summary Report of Economic Impacts of Recreational Boating in Ontario
  • Economic Analysis for Aboriginal Tourism and Trade Canada

International Trade and Export Promotion

GGI provides consulting advice to Canadian and foreign governments on export promotion and international trade.  We often supplement our consulting team with senior associates that have deep experience in these fields.  Recent assignments include:

  • Study on the Competitiveness of the Services and Non-Oil Sectors in Trinidad and Tobago
  • Export Promotion to the USA for the Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers Export Association
  • Evaluation of the AAFC/DFAIT/TBS Memorandum of Understanding for AAFC
  • Evaluation of the Regional Trade Centers for DFAIT