Issue 35

‘Tech’ is the Word Technology has invaded everything.  Everywhere I look and everyone I talk to, ‘tech’ is the word.  We must be conscious of the rapid pace of innovation in all areas of business and industry – we must ask ourselves how we are doing at bringing innovative and technological solutions to the table and enhancing our ability to do so. That is… Read More

Economic Development 101: Growing from within

This is the second in a series of articles written by respected business journalist Bruce Johnstone about why we do economic development. By Bruce Johnstone Many people assume that economic development means bringing businesses and jobs from other towns, cities and provinces to relocate in our town, city or province. And, for many years, that assumption drove economic development agencies to… Read More

$250,000 Invested to Grow the Greater Regina Area

(Regina, SK) The agriculture sector in the Greater Regina Area (GRA) is receiving a boost in funding from Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD). With $250,000 from WD, Economic Development Regina (EDR) will help grow the plant protein sector in the GRA. “The Government of Canada is committed to enhancing the economy of Saskatchewan,” said the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister… Read More

AgInnovation Investment Forum

Investing in growth. Yielding prosperity. The Saskatchewan Capital Network and Economic Development Regina have partnered with local innovation organizations to host the AgInnovation Investment Forum, March 7 at Mosaic Stadium’s AGT Lounge. The AgInnovation Investment Forum is a half-day event that brings together the ag-community to discuss investing in the agri-value and agri-tech sectors.… Read More

Issue 34

A new year brings new opportunities. At EDR we believe in developing and sticking with long-term strategies. We are just about to begin the consultation and research process that will lead to a new five-year strategic plan for our organization. I am pleased that we were committed and invested in in our current strategic plan, and it is good to see the results created. But nothing is as constant as… Read More