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Issue 43

It was great to share the room with so many committed entrepreneurs and community leaders at our second Collaborate & Connect conference. We had a robust discussion about the importance of the visitor economy in the Greater Regina Area. When it comes to direct spending of visitors and the long-term value of the visitor experience. Every time someone visits Regina for business or pleasure, we… Read More

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Economic Development Regina (EDR) is asking residents to fill out an online survey to assist in the creation of an economic growth plan for our city. The growth plan aims to bring our community together to shape future initiatives and will include an action plan through to 2030 that positions our city for continued development, growth and an enviable quality of life. The three-question survey will… Read More

Issue 42

  An Inspiring Community of Leaders If ever I need inspiration for my work, all I have to do is talk to the leaders of our community. This past month the EDR team facilitated over a dozen round-table meetings and focus groups, to gather community input into the Economic Growth Plan to be drafted by a steering committee headed up by Mayor Michael Fougere and Murad Al-Katib. What a fantastic… Read More

Issue 41

A Diverse Economy is a Healthy Economy Diversity, diversity, diversity. Everywhere I go and in everything I read, I see the recurring theme that a diverse economy is a healthy economy. We need to be pursuing a diversity of companies and industries to take advantage of emerging opportunities for economic growth that have simply not been available to us before, such as the incredible explosion in… Read More

Issue 40

Destination: REGINA What an amazing summer for the Greater Regina Area! We have showcased our city and its attractions to literally hundreds of thousands of people. The Queen City Ex set new daily and full show attendance records thanks to welcoming everyone from a Rider game to the ex with their game ticket. The Regina Folk Festival celebrated fifty years of bringing the best folk… Read More