BRAED leads or plays an integral role in economic development initiatives within the region. Below is a summary of major projects currently underway.
Rural Enterprise Assistance and Coaching Hostel (REACH) Program
The REACH Program was launched in Camrose in May 2015 and will continue working with entrepreneurs for the next year, ensuring they have a strong foundation to establish and grow their businesses. The Program benefits a number of emerging rural Alberta business start-ups by interpreting their unique business development needs and developing service solutions that support their needs.
Learn more in our latest Project Status Update.
BRAED launches new “One Less Trip” initiative
“BRAED has launched an initiative to support the region’s business owners by encouraging local shopping. The “One Less Trip” initiative is designed to help Battle River businesses survive and thrive by inspiring small shifts in consumer spending patterns through education, municipal engagement and incentive programs like contests and special events.