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Economic Development Week


Leaders and professionals from across the province celebrated the contributions of economic development during our first annual Economic Development Week in Saskatchewan. 

May 8 to 13, 2017 was designated as Economic Development Week by our partner the International Economic Development Council(IEDC) and proclaimed as such by the Government of Saskatchwan.

Join us next year May 7 to 12, 2018. SEDA and the Saskatchewan First Nations Economic Development Network(SFNEDN) have provided a Toolkit for communiites to use. Be sure to download the Economic Development Week Logo and use in your communication efforts next year.

Here is a summary of some of the 2017 activities as well as our daily posts.

Monday May 8

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The Saskatchewan First Nations Economic Development Network kicked off the week with a networking lunch at the Office of the Treaty Commissioner in Saskatoon.

 

 

 

Tuesday May 9

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Events:  

Multiple Pathways to Clean Energy Forum, Regina.

The Mid Sask Municipal Alliance(MSMA) hosted a Launch Event for its new Regional Investment Strategy and at the Lanigan Town Hall.

Lisa Hryciw of William Joseph Communication and Paul Blais of MDB Insight presenting new Investment Attraction website and strategy to MSMA stakeholders

Lisa Hryciw of William Joseph Communications presenting new Investment Attraction website

Wednesday May 10

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Thursday May 11

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Events:  

City of Prince Albert has proclaimed May 8-13 as Economic Development Week and is hosting a Special  Economic Forum 

 

 

 

 

 

Carbon Capture Summit hosted by the Estevan Chamber of Commerce.

Friday May 12

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2016 and 2017 Certified Professionals: Left to Right: Brad Bly, President SEDA Board of Directors presiding.  Recipients: Eve O'Leary, Nipawin Business Improvement District, Heather Greier, City of Prince Albert and Royce Pettyjohn, Town of Maple Creek. Missing is Daniel Hobson, City of Lloydminster.


 Read our Daily EcDev Week Updates HERE