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Economic Development Organizations Across Canada Work Together to Showcase the Value of Economic Development

Calgary AB, (May 7, 2018)  To commemorate International Economic Development Week, Economic Developers Alberta (EDA) has joined economic development organizations from across the country to produce a short video that demonstrates the importance of economic development to the fabric of a community.  

These organizations: The International Economic Development Council (IEDC), Economic Developers Association of Canada (EDAC), the Council for Advancement of Native Development Officers (CANDO), Economic Developers Council of Ontario (EDCO),  Economic Developers Alberta (EDA), British Columbia Economic Development Association (BCEDA), the Economic Developers Association of Newfoundland and Labrador (EDANL), Nunavut Economic Development Association (NEDA), Saskatchewan Economic Development Alliance, and La Cité 2031 have collaborated to undertake the project.

Economic developers have a common objective: building stronger, more resilient, inclusive economies. The video illustrates why communities should invest in economic development. 

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International Economic Development Week runs May 7-12.

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