Economic Development Week/Indigenous Economic Development Day Proclaimed

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May 9, 2022

Moose Jaw, SK – The City of Moose Jaw has proclaimed May 9-13 as Economic Development Week and May 9 as Indigenous Economic Development Day.

“Community and economic developers promote economic well-being and quality of life for their communities by creating, retaining, and expanding businesses that facilitate growth, enhance wealth, and provide a stable tax base,” said Mayor Clive Tolley in the proclamation, adding “community and economic developers are engaged in a wide variety of settings including rural and urban, local, First Nation, provincial, and federal governments, public-private partnerships, chambers of commerce, universities, and a variety of other institutions.”

The proclamation is below, and the Mayor took time to discuss the importance of Economic Development with the City of Moose Jaw’s Manager of Economic Development, Jim Dixon, and the newly-hired Economic Development Coordinator, Morag Macpherson.