Economic Development 101: You can’t do it by yourself

Economic Development 101: You can’t do it by yourself This is the third in a series of articles about the fundamental principles behind the work of economic development in the Greater Regina Area. By Bruce Johnstone It takes two to tango, as they say, and economic development is no exception to the rule. “No one individual or organization is responsible for economic development,”… Read More

Regina’s Bernadette McIntyre Receives National Volunteer Award

For Immediate ReleaseMarch 22, 2019 (REGINA) Economic Development Regina congratulates Bernadette McIntyre on being recognized as Sport Event Volunteer of the Year in Canada, by the Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance (CSTA). The award was presented in Montreal during the association’s Prestige Awards event. The awards recognize those who work to bid, host and stage sport events across the… Read More

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