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BCEDA Economic Response & Restart Calls


See below for links to recordings of past BCEDA Economic Response & Restart Weekly Calls

May 7
It's a special edition of BCEDA's weekly teleconference celebrating Economic Development Week! Join us for guest speaker, Steven Pedigo of Resonance as well as the launch of the revised BCEDA Economic Recovery & Resiliency Toolkit. An expert in real estate and economic development research and strategy, marketing and place branding, Steven has advised cities, universities, real estate developers, nonprofit organizations, Fortune 500 companies, and major media outlets across the globe. As Vice President, Strategy, at Resonance, Steven leads the economic development practice and works with real estate developers to build more inclusive, creative communities.

April 30
This week's topic was commercial businesses - current experience and trends with experts, Jeremy Bramell, Bramwell & Associates and Ian Tostenson of the BC Food and Restaurant Association.

April 23
Let's talk workforce – current situation, trends and the future with guest speakers Trudy Parsons of MDB Insight and Ken Peacock, Chief Economist and Vice President, Business Council of BC  

April 16
A discussion on available financial support with Paula Cruickshank, Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) and Bryan Hughes, Export Development Canada (EDC). We're also talking about the impact on touris with Maya Lange of Destination BC

April 2
Overview of BCEDA Economic Disaster Recovery Program by President & CEO, Dale Wheeldon and hear from EDOs who are starting new initiatives to assist their business communities.