One of the biggest challenges facing EDO's in BC is justifying their existence to funders - generally local government. What can you do to help your board, elected officials and stakeholders understand how economic development works? Following these tips may just help you increase the awareness...
Economic developers will need to help build successful communities that can adapt to constant change using the emerging principles and skills of "comprehensive community transformation.
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An increasingly large number of communities are dealing with the loss of one of their major employers. Fortunately, there are valuable assistance programs in place as well as instructive lessons to be learned from regions that have successfully recovered.