Economic Development Regina

EDR confirms what everyone knows: agriculture is crucial to the provincial economy

May 31, 2023 | 5:05pm

Most, if not all, residents are aware of how important agriculture is to Saskatchewan, but Economic Development Regina (EDR) decided to take that thought a step further and quantify it’s significance. EDR released a report today called “Saskatchewan’s Annual Megaproject: Spring Seeding” which “uses data from a range of sources to understand the impact of […]

Economic Development Regina launching new campaign to attract more workers to City

Mar 3, 2023 | 4:37pm

Economic Development Regina (EDR) is set to launch a new campaign to attract more workers and people to call the Queen City home. During the ‘State of Labour’ address to business leaders, President and CEO of EDR Chris Lane said that the campaign will focus on all the good things the city offers. “Regina has […]

Economic Development Regina sends letter to Air Canada after suspension of flights from Calgary to Sask. airports

Dec 7, 2022 | 1:54pm

Another Regina organization is disappointed in Air Canada’s decision to suspend direct flights between Regina and Calgary. In a letter penned to Air Canada, Economic Development Regina (EDR) said the decision was ill-considered. They join the Regina Airport Authority in calling the decision to suspend flights disappointing. President and CEO of Economic Development Regina Chris […]

Regina’s brand on display for visitors during Grey Cup

Nov 16, 2022 | 12:32pm

It’s not just players and coaches looking for some prime time exposure to a national audience at this year’s Grey Cup – the host city is as well. Economic Development Regina (EDR) feels the Grey Cup being hosted in Regina is a chance to expose the city to a national, and even international audience. EDR […]

‘Grow Your World’ becomes the focus of Regina’s new brand strategy

Jun 28, 2022 | 7:14pm

The City of Regina is rebranding and looking to ‘Grow Your World.’ Economic Development Regina unveiled its new place brand strategy, which aims to position the Queen City as a place to live, work, play, and invest and a strong and competitive community while fostering stakeholder support and commitment, both financially and otherwise. Chris Lane, […]

Tourism Regina looking to showcase the area with several initiatives

Jun 1, 2022 | 11:45am

Tourism Regina is hoping both visitors and locals will take advantage of some of the attractions Regina has to offer this summer. To help celebrate Tourism Week, (May 29-June 4) Tourism Regina is recognizing several initiatives they have undertaken to help everyone find some of unique features the local area is able to offer. One […]

Lane reflects on time as CEO of Agribition

Apr 19, 2022 | 9:59am

When Canadian Western Agribition rolls into Regina in late November, they will have a new CEO. Chris Lane has stepped down from his role to become the new President and CEO of Economic Development Regina. Lane said he would miss and remember the people when reflecting on his time. “Whether it’s exhibitors who come to […]

Flag raising ceremony and partnership announced ahead of 50th Agribition show

Nov 19, 2021 | 6:48am

The City of Regina kicked off Canadian Western Agribition a little early with a flag-raising event Thursday afternoon. The flag-raising was to proclaim November 22 to 27, as Agribition Week in the city, but that wasn’t the only announcement. A partnership between the CWA and the Economic Development of Regina was also announced. Chris Lane, […]

Regina-based Agtech Accelerator reaches international deal with Innovate U.K.

Nov 12, 2021 | 4:35am

The Agtech Accelerator based in Regina has created an international partnership with Innovate U.K. Economic Development Regina spokesperson Ly Pham  says this partnership has benefits for both sides. “It’s really building opportunities for Saskatchewan companies to be able to have new markets within the U.K.,” Pham said. “Secondly — from the U.K.’s perspective — what […]