The Province of BC has declared that May 9th to 15th is British Columbia Economic Development Week! Join us in celebrating the work of BC’s Economic Developers! Yesterday we hosted a webinar with Localintel and launched the Meet your BCEDA Regional Board Reps document. On Friday, we will be joined by Hon. Ravi Kahlon for an Economic Recvoery Town Hall and the launch of the Local Economic Recovery and Restart Toolkit.

Webinar: Stay Local, Support Local: Responsive Community Initiatives 
1:30pm to 2:30pm PST. Click here to register.
When the recent Circuit Breaker restrictions came into effect, local government leaders and staff worked overtime to develop temporary permitting requirements and streamline approval for patiosJoin BCEDA and Destination BC to hear more about innovative initiatives supporting business communities.

Document Launch: Responsive Business Support Initiatives from BC Communities

Webinar: Economic Development and The Circuit Breaker, Supporting Your Restaurants, Pubs and Bars with BCRFA 
1:30pm to 2:30pm PST. Click here to register.
Join BCEDA and the BC Restaurant and Food Services Association (BCRFA) to discuss the resources and tools available to support your restaurants, pubs and bars. We will also hear several examples of how BC’s Economic Developers are assisting with the challenge.

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LinkedIn Live: Meet the Member – 3D CityScapes
10:30am – 11:00am PST. Click here to register.
3D CityScapes is a new BCEDA member. Join us to learn how they are bringing a new era of exploration. Say goodbye to the traditional PowerPoint presentation and transform the way development consultations are done using a highly interactive virtual 3D twin to showcase your proposal and all necessary information. Registration is free.

Webinar: Economic Recovery Townhall with Hon. Ravi Kahlon, Minister of Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation
11:00am to 12:00pm PST. Click here to register.
This event is an opportunity for you to hear the Minister of Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation, Hon. Ravi Kahlon, answer questions on recovery measures that would ensure BC’s economic resiliency. Minister Kahlon is also excited to share information about BC’s new, bold and first of its kind $500M strategic investment fund, InBC which will focus on driving innovation, sustainability & inclusiveness into our economy.

New Manual Launch: Local Economic Recovery and Restart Toolkit

Click here to view the full #EconDevWeek Lineup