Economic Development Matters video

Economic Development is at the heart of every great community. Economic developers have a common objective: building stronger, more resilient, inclusive economies. We are here for you- so we can build a stronger community together. Find out more at:

2017 DCI 40 Under 40

We are pleased to say that each round of awards in recent years has included EDAC Members recognized by Development Counsellors International, celebrating the top young leaders in the economic development industry.

Strategic Vision 2016 – 2018

On behalf of Greg Borduas, EDAC President ,and Penny Gardiner, EDAC CEO, and the members of the EDAC Board of Directors we are pleased to distribute to the membership a copy of the Economic Developers Association of Canada (EDAC) Strategic Vision 2016-2018. The EDAC Board of Directors approved the updated Strategic Vision at its board meeting on September 15, 2016. The original EDAC Strategic Vision was developed by the EDAC Board of Directors in 2012. “I am pleased that the … read more

EDAC Board Member Honoured by EDA

Congratulations Gerry! Economic Developers Alberta (EDA) Recognizes Excellence in Economic Development in Alberta EDA presented its annual Awards of Excellence during its 2015 Annual Conference at the Delta Kananaskis Lodge last week. These awards honour Alberta communities and individuals for excellence in: Business and Investment Attraction (BIA); Business Retention and Expansion (BRE); and Community Economic Development (CED). This year, the Economic Developer of the Year Award was presented to Gerry Gabinet of Strathcona County, an Executive Member of EDAC’s Board … read more

EDAC On the Hill Member Report 2015

EDAC’s ‘On The Hill’ email campaign, was presented to our membership to answer the following questions: What is EDAC On the Hill? Is EDAC’s advocacy initiative worthwhile? How does EDAC On the Hill affect our members? EDAC Board and Staff feel it is essential that this advocacy initiative be understood and valued by you, our members! Therefore, in addition to this series of emails, we have prepared a formal report to the membership. 2015 EDAC On the Hill Report to … read more