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Regina’s Food Future Remains Bright Despite Restrictions

Recent COVID-19 restrictions are a reminder of what a difficult year 2020 was for Regina’s restaurant industry. Virtually all bars and restaurants were forced to adapt their ordering processes, lay off staff, and find new ways to reach customers, a trend which we are seeing return in full force as variants of the virus continue to spread. As we sit with the dismay of these closures, it may… Read More

Raven Industries

  In November 2020, Raven Industries Inc., announced it was opening a major manufacturing facility and its Canadian headquarters at Emerald Park. A year earlier, Raven acquired DOT Technology Corp., the Regina-based developer of the DOT Power Platform – a U-shaped, diesel-powered unit that attaches to a seeder, sprayer, roller or other piece of farm equipment.  It runs remotely… Read More

EDR AND THE CITY OF REGINA LEAD A “TEAM SASKATCHEWAN” BID TO ATTRACT THE CANADA WATER AGENCY

  (Regina) Together with the City of Regina, File Hills Qu’Appelle Tribal Council and with support from a broad range of government, academic, business and environmental organizations from across Saskatchewan, Economic Development Regina today formally declared Regina’s interest in becoming home to the new Canada Water Agency (CWA). “Regina is and will continue to be a… Read More

EDR WELCOMES TINA BEAUDRY-MELLOR AS CHIEF ECONOMIC GROWTH OFFICER

Economic Development Regina today welcomed Tina Beaudry-Mellor as its new Chief Economic Growth Officer. Beaudry-Mellor brings a commitment to excellence and a passion for community that will serve EDR, its partners and all of Regina well into the future. “This is an audacious hire for EDR, and we’re excited to welcome Tina to the fold,” EDR President and CEO John Lee said.… Read More

NATIONAL AWARD A TRIBUTE TO REGINA ENTREPRENEURS

(Regina) Thanks to the momentum created by the city’s entrepreneurial community, Economic Development Regina (EDR)’s AudacityYQR movement has garnered another major award. Presented each year by the Economic Development Association of Canada, the Marketing Canada Awards recognize the nation’s best marketing and community initiatives. The AudacityYQR movement, which was developed… Read More