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Community  Economic Development Plan & Tourism plan

Community Economic Development plan

The District of Mackenzie is currently undertaking a community economic development planning project that will help shape the future of our community, and we need your input!

Community Economic Development Plan Overview

The goal of this project is to develop a roadmap for creating a diverse, vibrant local economy. The Community Economic Development Plan will clearly outline actions and strategies towards building an environmentally and financially sustainable local economy centred on diversity and inclusion. Together we’ll tackle questions like “What strengths do we have that we should build on?” “What can we do to attract people and businesses?” “What kind of jobs and training opportunities will we have in the future?”

This work is being supported by a community planning consultant, EcoPlan International, in collaboration with District of Mackenzie staff. Our process includes four phases:

We want to hear from you!

IdeaShare: Share your most important ideas for how we can improve our local economy in Mackenzie and be entered to win a prize!

Community Profile Snapshot

A ‘snapshot’ of the District of Mackenzie’s local economy has been developed as part of the community economic development plan process.

The purpose of this snapshot is to provide a common set of facts about the local economy (e.g., population, demographics, employment, industry strengths, etc.). This helps to build a shared understanding of the current context and recent trends in Mackenzie’s local economy and begins to answer the question “where are we now?” in order to help plan where we want to go.

Tourism plan

Tourism Plan Overview

The 2021 Tourism Plan is now completed and can be found Here.

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Carl Ceder

Economic Development Coordinator

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