Community Economic Development Strategy

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CED Strategy   |   Background  


The City of Whitehorse has recognized the need to actively participate in and promote economic development efforts for the sustained and continued growth of our population and economy. In May, 2015, the City adopted the Community Economic Development Strategy (CEDS), built on a foundation of active community involvement and strong partnerships. 


  • May 2015: Strategy adopted by Council
  • April 2015: Strategy became available for viewing
  • April 2015: Online Survey and Open House took place 
  • January 2015: "What was heard" shared with the public
  • January 2015: key stakeholder interviews with 40+ organizations completed
  • November 2014: online survey closed with 800+ responses received
  • October 2014: Canada Games Centre displays by Project Team 
  • October 2014: public engagement process launched
  • August and September 2014: Project Team development, and initial scoping and planning took place