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Road to Summit 2023 Webinar recordings now available below!

Webinar Series: Road to Summit 2023

As we prepare for #SKEconSummit2023, SEDA hosted a series of five rural economic development webinars. We carefully selected a lineup of leaders and industry representatives to discuss rural development best practices. From rural renewal via the arts to immigration and housing, the series of FREE WEBINARS paved the road to the 2023 Provincial Summit: Building a Solutions Focused Economy, October 11-12 in Saskatoon.

Webinar #1
Rural Economic Development: The Alberta Way June 15, 2023

Bert Roach, Economic Development Officer, Woodlands County AB  780-778-8400

Josh Welz, Economic Development Specialist, Town of Okotoks 403-995-6366

Webinar #2
Immigration and Rural Development
August 8, 2023

Dirk Propp , CEO, Immigrate 306-954-9799

Janine Hart, Executive Director Humboldt Regional Newcomer Centre  306-682-4277

Webinar #3
Arts and Rural Renewal
August 17, 2023

Rachael King, General Manager  Blyth Festival 519-523-9300×204

Nicole Thiessen, Program Director, Station Arts Centre  306-232-5332

Webinar #4
Rural Economic Development, The Manitoba Way
August 22, 2023

Eve O’leary, Director of Economic Development, Portage Regional Economic Development 204-856-5000

Margot Cathcart, CEO Rural Manitoba Economic Development Corporation   204-730-7653

Webinar #5
Rural Transportation Options September 13, 2023

Nicole Lerat, Town of Rosthern 306-232-4826

Leslie Taylor, Community Transportation Network 902-223-1878

2020 & 2021 Community Resilience Webinar Series

SEDA members can access recordings here


2021 Fireside Chats


‘2021 Economic View’ Recorded Webinar 

Thank you to Pierre Cleroux, Chief Economist, Business Development Bank of Canada and Guest Moderator Paul Martin, business commentator and Chair of Martin-Charlton Communications.  Download a copy of Pierre’s presentation here.

Opportunity for a New Economy Recorded Webinar 

Thank you to Carol Anne Hilton, CEO & Founder, Indigenomics Institute and Guest Moderator Heather Exner-Pirot, of the Saskatchewan Indigenous Economic Development Network

Managing versus Leading Recorded Webinar

Thank you to George Cuff, George Cuff & Associates and Guest Moderator Keith Comstock, former Assistant Deputy  Minister of Government Relations.

SEDA webinars are made for educational purposes only. Statements of fact and opinion are those of the presenters and webinar participants individually and unless expressly stated to the contrary, are not the opinion or the position of the Saskatchewan Economic Development Alliance(SEDA), its' staff, board of directors or sponsors. SEDA does not endorse or approve and assumes no responsibility for the content, accuracy or completeness of the information presented.