ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WEEK May 9-15, 2021
Add Saskatchewan’s Economic Development Week logo to your online and digital communication to promote May 9 to 15, 2021. Designed by Métis artist Lexi Brunet, it underlines the ‘catalytic’ role of community & economic developers. Within Indigenous culture, fire is the heart of people. We all have fire within ourselves, within our families and within our communities.
Since 2016, SEDA and partner SIEDN have joined the International Economic Development Council in designating one week each May to increase awareness of local programs that create jobs, advance career development opportunities, and improve the quality of life in communities everywhere.
The Province of Saskatchewan has proclaimed May 9 to 15, 2021 as Economic Development Week in Saskatchewan. Monday May 10 has been proclaimed as Indigenous Economic Development Day.
Join SEDA and SIEDN in celebrating the universal nature of economic development and its role in creating resilient and inclusive communities. Download our 2021 TOOLKIT for social media tips and a sample media release.
Here are two Fact Sheets courtesy of the International Economic Development Council:
Introduction to Economic Development for Elected Officials a video by Michael Pealow is a great resource to share with local leaders during #EDW2021.
What is Economic Development, created by the City of Winnipeg simplifies what is often viewed as a complicated topic!