The 2017-2018 Strategic Areas of Focus are:

  • Community Promotion and Marketing
  • Business Retention and Expansion
  • Business and Investment Attraction
  • Workforce Attraction

The Elk Valley Economic Initiative goals are to:

•champion, support and articulate opportunities for projects and initiatives which contribute to regional economic development in the Elk Valley.

•create a network and increase communications among individuals and organizations involved in economic development in the Elk Valley.

•link to and avoid duplication with the activities of other regional economic development initiatives that influence the Elk Valley region.

In an effort to prioritize, a report was commissioned entitled Elk Valley Regional Economic Opportunity Analysis & Growth Sector Identification. This was published in June 2013.

Elk Valley Regional Economic Opportunity Analysis & Growth Sector Identification FINAL REPORT (June 2013) – PDF DOWNLOAD