A stable, diverse economy that is resilient to global change and features a strong labour force, a healthy municipal corporation, and a supportive environment for entrepreneurs and local businesses. A diverse, inclusive and healthy economy creates jobs and income that will allow all residents to meet their basic needs.
We are working towards:
- Implementing the Local Economic Development Strategy
- Maintaining a long term financial plan for the City of Whitehorse
- Raising the Northern Economic Diversity Index score
- More businesses in Whitehorse
The Economic Development Coordinator position was created and the Community Economic Development Strategy was completed in 2015, with an update to the strategy to be started in 2022. Partnerships have been strengthened between the City, the business community, and other governments.