Other Resources

A great resource for information on economic development, from site selection to economic gardening, including a forum for comments and discussions.

Economic Developers Association of Canada
EDAC is Canada’s national organization of economic developers, pursuing excellence in the field since 1968.

International Economic Development Council
The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) is a non-profit membership organization dedicated to helping economic developers do their job more effectively and raising the profile of the profession.

University of Waterloo Economic Development Program
The Economic Developers Association of Canada (EDAC) and University of Waterloo have partnered to offer a professional development and certification program for Economic Development professionals across the country.

Dalhousie University Certificate in Local Government: Community Economic Development
The intent of this Certificate program is to equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge to provide leadership in community economic development within a local government setting.

Economic Developers Alberta
Offers members and non-members learning and professional development opportunities.

Canadian CED Network
The Canadian Community Economic Development Network (CCEDNet) is a national member-led organization committed to strengthening Canadian communities by creating economic opportunities that enhance social and environmental conditions.

Papers in Canadian Economic Development
The University of Waterloo’s Papers in Canadian Economic Development includes current and archived policy analysis papers written by economic development professionals.