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Vision and Bold Leadership Continues with Changes to EDR Board of Directors

(Regina) Economic Development Regina’s Board of Directors has elected a new chairperson and welcomed four new members to the board. With the annual changes to the board of directors, visionary bold leadership will continue. The new Chair of the board is Frank Hart, who has served on the EDR board as a member and Vice-Chair, and previously as part of the Regina Regional Opportunities… 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

Economic Development 101: The big one that didn’t get away

Economic Development 101: The big one that didn’t get away By Bruce Johnstone It’s not every day that an economic development agency gets to play a key role in bringing an industry to its region that could generate more than $10 billion in economic activity and more than 4,500 jobs in 10 years. But that’s exactly what happened when Protein Industries Canada was announced as one… 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

RELO Podcast Episode 4: Now, Then, and in the Future

Hello and welcome to the RELO podcast, Economic Development Regina’s quarterly review of Regina’s business community and economic position. I’m your host Conrad Hewitt. If you ask anyone in Regina, they’ll tell you this city has transformed itself over the last decade. In a lot of ways from an outside perspective it’s almost unrecognizable, and like a… Read More