REDI- Regional Economic Development Initiative for NW Alberta

Contact Person: Dan Fletcher

Mailing Address:
Box 210
High Level, AB.
T0H 1Z0

Position: Manager, Regional Economic Development

Physical Location:
#9810-99th St

Phone Number: 780-926-7314

Fax Number: 780-926-2162

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Hours of Operation:
8:30-4:30 Monday-Friday

AGM: 2nd Wednesday in September

Mission/Vision & Description of Organization

Mission: To promote, support, and enhance economic growth and diversification in Northwest Alberta through regional cooperation and partnerships.

Vision: Northwest Alberta will be the region of choice for current and future generations. The region will boast a sustainable and diversified economy that creates prosperity and opportunity for all residents. REDI will achieve this vision through vibrant economy that capitalizes on abundant natural resources, promotes strong business relationships, and supports cooperative partnerships.

REDI is a not-for-profit organization made up of the Town of High Level, Mackenzie County, Town of Rainbow Lake, Paddle Prairie Métis Settlement, Local Chambers of Commerce, and Boards of Trade. Industry partners are Community Futures and Northern Lakes College.

REDI works to develop business case/feasibility studies for projects that will assist in developing the regional economy. Past projects have included a Regional Airport Strategy, Regional Infrastructure Needs Study,  a Bio-Industrial Park Project, and the Destination Marketing Organization Feasibility Project.  Projects are run by the REDI Manager and the committee volunteers.

Special Event

Agri Business Training - March 2013 Multiple Locations Fee


The event will provide the basic foundation of running the business aspect of the agriculture industry. This is the first part of a larger REDI initiative to promote skills development within the region.

Volunteer Opportunities

Name of Opportunity: Time Commitment: Qualifications:
Hamdi-Van Driver Varies-min 3 hrs/ month 25 yrs+ & class 5 license
Handi- Van Assistant Fits your schedule 18 yrs+ Crim Check
Board Member Min 2 hrs/ month Board experience an asset


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