Agtech Accelerator | Cultivating Partnerships

The Agtech Accelerator helps grow startups in the agricultural space, further solidifying Canada as a global agtech hub.

EDR Minute – Place Branding

EDR Chief Tourism and Visitor Growth Officer Chelsea Galloway speaks to the importance of place branding and shares a few thoughts on Regina's brand.

Agtech Accelerator wins a 2021 Saskatchewan Economic Development Award of Excellence

The Saskatchewan Economic Development Awards of Excellence (SEDA) recognize the province’s best economic development projects, programs, and partnerships that honour communities, organizations, and/or individuals for their efforts in creating positive change in urban, rural, and First Nations communities.

Economic Update: Plenty of reasons for optimism in October 2021

The unemployment rate continues to improve month-over-month and the solid housing market remains stable. COVID numbers are steadily decreasing in Regina and with Agribition coming in November, it's no doubt that we will see more positive numbers in our future.

Canadian Western Agribition strikes partnership with Economic Development Regina; “Agribition Week” proclaimed at City Hall

Canadian Western Agribition (CWA) and Economic Development of Regina (EDR) are pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) aimed at promoting CWA, furthering EDR’s Ag Growth Strategy and driving economic impact.

Agtech Accelerator and Innovate UK announce global agtech partnership

Today, the Agtech Accelerator is excited to announce a partnership with Innovate UK to accelerate the cultivation of agtech innovation on a global scale. Innovate UK, the UK’s national innovation agency and part of UK Research and Innovation, drives productivity and economic growth by supporting businesses to develop and realise the potential of new ideas. Through this partnership, Innovate UK will recruit and enable up to five innovative UK companies to take part in the accelerator’s yearly cohort.

Economic Update: A Month of Small Wins Creates Momentum – September 2021

Overview From improving the unemployment rate and the solid housing market to COVID numbers going in the right direction, Regina took several positive steps in September. Unemployment The economy in Regina continues to perform well. At…

EDR Minute – The Future of Regina’s Ag Tech Sector

In a huge week for Regina's agriculture and food sector, EDR Chief Economic Growth Officer Tina Beaudry-Mellor talks about a major asset for the sector moving forward; ag tech and Regina's Agtech Accelerator.

Regina Launches Ag and Food Innovation Strategy

For Immediate Release ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT REGINA LAUNCHES STRATEGY TO BECOME A GLOBAL AGRICULTURE AND FOOD HUB (Regina, SK) Economic Development Regina launched the Agriculture and Food Innovation Strategy for Regina, with a vision of…

EDR Minute – CEO John Lee on Partnerships

In our very first EDR Minute, President and CEO John Lee talks about the critical importance of building strong partnerships in Economic Development. Have a look!  

A new chapter for edr and tourism regina as john lee announces plans to pursue new opportunities

After eight years in the position, Economic Development Regina and Tourism Regina President and CEO John Lee today announced his intention to leave the organization to explore new opportunities. Under Lee's leadership, EDR has established…

Regina’s Recovery Hitting its Stride

With the emergence of the Delta variant as the dominant strain, it’s clear we’re not out of the woods with the pandemic. Government and health officials continue to encourage citizens to be vaccinated and to take whatever measures are necessary…