Overview

Albertans shared feedback through stakeholder sessions and an online survey to identify opportunities that would increase investment and support economic growth in rural Alberta.

This feedback informed the development of a draft Economic Development in Rural Alberta Plan. Targeted stakeholders have been invited to meet with government to share additional input on key elements of the draft plan.

Discussions and feedback collected will ensure rural communities participate in, and benefit from, Alberta’s Recovery Plan.

Timeline

  • Open

    Online survey closed December 18, 2021

  • Results under review

  • Completed

Who is listening

Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Economic Development

Get involved

Targeted stakeholders have been invited to meet with government in summer 2022 to share additional input on key elements of the draft Economic Development in Rural Alberta Plan.

Input received

Online survey

Rural Albertans shared feedback through an online survey from October 27 to December 18, 2021, helping inform the development of the draft Economic Development in Rural Alberta Plan.

Stakeholder engagement

Stakeholders participated in virtual roundtables with the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Economic Development in 2021.

Stakeholders included:

  • Business and industry
  • Indigenous and Métis business owners
  • Agricultural stakeholders
  • Volunteer associations
  • Financial institutions
  • Chambers of commerce
  • Community leaders
  • Economic development organizations
  • Municipal sector

Outcomes

Feedback will help inform government's approach to rural economic development policy or programs.

Last updated: June 15, 2022