Economic Growth Plan

Page Last Updated: 2020-11-17 2:24 PM

Regina’s 2030 Economic Growth Plan identifies key opportunities to increase the city’s prosperity and economic potential for the next 10 years. Our aim is to promote the Greater Regina Area (GRA) as a leading destination for visitors, talent, businesses and investment. Our ambitious plan provides a roadmap for the GRA to thrive and to improve the lives of Reginans today and in the future. 

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FRAMEWORK


REGINA'S VISION TO BE:

Competitive

In 2030, Regina businesses and residents thrive in opportunity.

To be competitive we will:

  • Position the Greater Regina Area as a food hub for Canada and the world
  • Develop and implement a strategy to train, attract and retain talent to meet labour market needs
  • Continue to expand the multi-year brand campaign that promotes the Greater Regina Area as a great place to live, work, play and invest
  • Create a multi-stakeholder concierge service to provide guidance and expedite business services and requests
  • Create a roadmap to transform and accelerate growth of the technology industry

Impact: Businesses thrive here

Areas of Opportunity

 

Vibrant

In 2030, Regina is Canada’s most vibrant city.

As Canada’s most vibrant city we will:

  • Establish an event fund to attract, host and activate events, conventions and tradeshows
  • Establish a multi-agency committee to implement a collective vision between the City of Regina, Regina Downtown Business Improvement District, Regina Exhibition Association Ltd. and the Regina Warehouse Business Improvement District
  • Execute a winter strategy that will create and promote indoor and outdoor winter activities
  • Grow and develop the usage of Wascana Park in partnership with the Provincial Capital Commission
  • Explore and implement innovative, efficient and sustainable solutions to enhance connectivity and transportation throughout the city

Impact: Regina is interconnected, flexible and inviting

Areas of Opportunity

Inclusive and Welcoming

In 2030, Regina is Canada’s most inclusive city.

To be inclusive and welcoming we will:

  • Increase and enhance the number and quality of community gathering spaces that are accessible, age-friendly, safe and inclusive
  • Activate the City of Regina Cultural Plan
  • Increase employment participation, education and investment opportunities for Indigenous peoples and newcomers

Impact: Leadership, at all levels, reflects the population of the community.

Areas of Opportunity

Sustainable

By 2030, Regina will become one of Canada’s most sustainable cities.

To be environmental leaders we will:

  • Develop the Greater Regina Area as a living lab where innovative sustainable solutions are tested and adopted through collaboration between the city, the private sector and research community
  • Create a strong ecosystem that leverages and supports renewable energy resources
  • Showcase Regina companies as world-leading providers of environmentally aligned energy and mining products and solutions

Impact: Regina is recognized as a sustainable city

Areas of Opportunity

Collaborative

In 2030, Regina is a place where people live in harmony.

To be collaborative we will:

  • Establish a community leadership group to enhance collaboration and cultivate relationships in the community around common, high-impact economic  growth goals
  • Develop and implement a strategy to promote active citizen participation and engagement in community planning and initiatives

Impact: We work across organizations and interests to impact more people with positive change

Areas of Opportunity

Regina is perfectly positioned to sell to the world the things the world needs. The world needs food and agtechnology, as well as fantastic visitor and amazing cultural experiences.
- Murad Al-Katib  

 

Path to Prosperity

The Regina 2030 Growth Plan is multi-faceted. It will require city-wide and region-wide collaboration to deliver. That’s why we need strong and effective partnerships with many organizations in Regina.

To become Canada’s most vibrant, collaborative, inclusive & welcoming, competitive and environmental leaders we will:

  • Create a roadmap to transform and accelerate growth of the technology industry
  • Establish an event fund to attract, host and activate events, conventions and tradeshows
  • Establish a multi-agency committee to implement a collective vision between the City of Regina, Regina Downtown Business Improvement District, Regina Exhibition Association Ltd. and the Regina Warehouse Business Improvement District
  • Execute a winter strategy that will create and promote indoor and outdoor winter activities
  • Grow and develop the usage of Wascana Park in partnership with the Provincial Capital Commission
  • Explore and implement innovative, efficient and sustainable solutions to enhance connectivity and transportation throughout the city
  • Increase and enhance the number and quality of community gathering spaces that are accessible, age-friendly, safe and inclusive
  • Activate the City of Regina Cultural Plan
  • Increase employment participation, education and investment opportunities for Indigenous peoples and newcomers
  • Develop the Greater Regina Area as a living lab, where innovative sustainable solutions are tested and adopted through collaboration between the city, the private sector and research community
  • Create a strong ecosystem that leverages and supports renewable energy resources
  • Showcase Regina companies as world-leading providers of environmentally-aligned energy and mining products and solutions
  • Establish a community leadership group to enhance collaboration and cultivate relationships in the community around common, high-impact economic growth goals
  • Develop and implement a strategy to promote active citizen participation and engagement in community planning and initiatives
  • Develop and implement a strategy to train, attract and retain talent to meet labour market needs
  • Position the Greater Regina Area as a Food Hub for Canada and the World
  • Continue to expand the multi-year brand campaign that promotes the Greater Regina Area as a great place to live, work, play and invest
  • Create a multi-stakeholder concierge service to provide guidance and expedite business services and requests
  • Partner with the Government of Saskatchewan to execute the 2020-2030 Growth Plan

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