New Report Highlights Ontario Universities’ Economic Impact, but Their Footprint in Communities Goes Much Further

Date: July 21, 2017 Author: ocsco@ocsco.ca Categories: OCSCO News
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The Council of Ontario Universities recently released the results of a new economic impact report that highlights how Ontario’s universities serve as powerful economic engines, fueling prosperity not just for the province but for the communities they serve. The report, Driving a Prosperous Future: Economic Analysis of the Lasting Impact of Ontario Universities, tells us that Ontario’s universities make a total economic impact of $115.8 billion on the province’s GDP. But the impact of Ontario’s universities extends beyond economic development.