Issue 46

I never have to remind myself of the core of our work, because I am surrounded by it, every day. EDR’s most important role in helping to grow the economy of the Greater Regina Area is acting as a catalyst by building collaborations. Virtually every day I am working with leaders in our city from many sectors and perspectives. Whether they are the entrepreneurial owners of small businesses or… Read More

Issue 44

I'm sure we all have "to-do" lists on our desks from big to the small items that make our work interesting. EDR's list in 2019 was a long one, and I'm proud to say we accomplished much, though not all of it. It is humbling to see the confidence that our community places in this agency, and we are thankful for the outreach we receive to partner and collaborate with great… Read More

Issue 39

Wisdom and Leadership Stand the Test of Time Nothing just happens. Any endeavor of substance requires the energy and imagination of committed people to get and keep the ball rolling. I am very fortunate to have just such a group supporting and working with me to achieve the strategic objectives of Economic Development Regina. Unknown to many people, EDR is a not-for-profit, governed by a volunteer… Read More

Issue 38

From Humble Beginnings to International Operations In this edition we get a chance to see the arc of growth and development that begins with audacious entrepreneurs (Prairie Robotics) and continues into the story of amazing companies that have humble local roots and transition into international operations (iQmetrix). Those are two Regina companies that remind us that starting and growing… Read More

Issue 37

Keep Pushing One day, a teacher wrote the following on the blackboard (notice that I just aged myself): 9 X 1 = 79 X 2 = 189 X 3 = 279 X 4 = 369 X 5 = 459 X 6 = 549 X 7 = 639 X 8 = 729 X 9 = 819 X 10 = 90 When she was finished, she looked to the students who were all laughing because she had gotten the first equation wrong. Then the teacher said, "I wrote the first one wrong on purpose,… Read More