Regina’s May Economic Report Card: A path to recovery in tough time

By Shaadie Musleh Regina’s economic report card for April is out, and considering the circumstances, there aren’t a lot of surprises. Given the timing of the measures put in place to combat COVID-19, we expected the economic impact to become more apparent in April – and it has. According to the Conference Board of Canada, Regina’s economy contracted by 4.6% from April of… Read More

Five Reopening Recommendations for Restaurants – Business Resilience Series

The fifth installment of the Business Resilience Series explores the unique challenges faced by the restaurant and hospitality industry as it considers how to re-open for business. The panelists included: Aimee Schulhauser, Owner & Founder, Schoolhaus CulinaryMatt Pinch, Co-Founder, President & CEO, Leo's Hospitality GroupJim Bence, President & CEO, Saskatchewan Hotel and… Read More

Business Resilience Series – Webinar 3

In the third Business resilience Series webinar, the panel took a look at some things applicants should be considering as they work relief programs into their strategy for navigating the pandemic. This week’s panel included: Jeffrey Boutilier, President Ascent Strategy (also moderating)Craig Reed, Partner Virtus GroupDave Sullivan, COO Global Ag Risk SolutionsSean Stefan, President Rusty… Read More

EDR offers mentorship program to area entrepreneurs impacted by COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 28, 2020 (Regina) As part of its ongoing COVID-19 recovery plan, Economic Development Regina Inc. is providing access to mentoring for local entrepreneurs who need guidance making business decisions during these challenging times. “We’re in the midst of an extremely challenging environment for Regina’s economy, and a key aspect of EDR’s economic… Read More

Three things to remember about Regina’s March Economic Numbers

By SHAADIE MUSLEH The world has changed in the blink of an eye. COVID-19 has brought about a new normal where everyone knows the term “social distancing,” where toilet paper is a hot commodity, and where Netflix is worth more than ExxonMobil. This week, EDR released its Economic Report Card for April. Glancing over the numbers. Three things have become clear, and I’d like to… Read More