Common Economic Development Terms

As part of the GDC’s efforts to create community-driven ventures, we aim to educate community members on various aspects of business. The following key terms can help readers gain a better understanding of what a business is, what it does, and who it’s for.   Assets...

Gitga’at Nation and CityWest Announce Partnership Agreement

Today, the Gitga’at Development Corporation, on behalf of their shareholder Gitga’at First Nation, and CityWest are jointly announcing a partnership agreement, which will improve Internet capabilities for the Nation along the north coast of B.C. The partnership will...

Collaborating in Economic Development

Working together with businesses, local governments, or other Nations offers undeniable perks. Collaborative business relationships can help all involved parties reach their shared goals faster, provide increased opportunities, offer financial benefits, and contribute...

A Brief Introduction to CANDO Guidebooks

Growing a community with a strong, well-rounded economy is a lot of work, and it takes many skills to do it effectively. CANDO has created Guidebooks as a tool for Economic Development Officers (EDOs) to use in their daily work.   What is CANDO? The Council for the...