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Discover the Prescott and Russell Economic Development and Tourism Department’s Innovative, Investment-Attracting Projects That Bring New Opportunities to the Region, Creating a Strong and Secure Market.

PREDT has already completed 40 out of the 50 initiatives laid out in their 2014-2019 Strategic Plan.

Development of industrial and commercial affairs

  • Implementation of the Economic Strategic Plan
  • Creation of promotional tool: Prescott-Russell Opportunities (for investors)
  • Freebees Loyalty Program (local purchases)
  • Chambers of commerce and PRBA (Prescott-Russell Business Alliance)
  • Prescott and Russell Entrepreneurship Centre
  • Start and grow a business
  • Start a summer business: students
  • Welcome Project for medical students (to attract new doctors)
  • Participation in a Dragon's Den forum to promote Prescott and Russell
  • Gala of Excellence in partnership with the Prescott-Russell Community Development Corporation
  • Participation in the National Job Fair in Montreal
  • Electricity challenge with major companies of Prescott and Russell
  • GPS mapping of businesses and commercial/industrial land in Prescott and Russell
  • Prescott and Russell Opportunities - Regional Report
Agri-food and agricultural development
  • Eastern Ontario Agri-Food Network
  • Agricultural Advisory Committee
  • Implementation of the first Prescott and Russell Local Products Counter at Metro in  Casselman  a first of its kind in Canada. Subsequent openings at the St-Albert Cheese Factory and at L'Orignal Packing
  • Foire gourmande of Eastern Ontario
  • Day of the Honey Bee
  • Ontario East Food Team
  • Farm Plastic Recycling (partnership with Recycle-Action)
  • Field to fork - gourmet dinners
  • Fresh Markets (support)
  • Food Hub - Phase 2 - Business Plan
  • EOAN Strategic Plan 2016-2017
  • Thematic Mapping of our local products (with the Eastern Ontario Agri-food Network)
  • Nutritional labeling in partnership with the Eastern Ontario Agri-Food Network
  • Economic mission in Saguenay and Matapedia

Tourism Development and Culture

  • Constitution and sponsorship TPRT (Tourisme Prescott-Russell Tourism)
  • Constitution and sponsorship CAPRAC (Conseil des arts Prescott-Russell Arts Council)
  • Ottawa River Festival
  • Cycling Network (150 km), Prescott-Russell Recreational Trail – maintenance, Healthy Children program, activities, stargazing, bike clubs on website
  • Ontario East Tourism Investment Team
  • Geocaching
  • Directional  and welcoming signs on Highway 417
  • Cyclist Signage
  • Marketing support to Larose Forest
  • Activities development support to Larose Forest
  • The Grand Tour Desjardins - Vélo Québec
  • Tourism projects in development for the western municipalities
  • Workshops for cyclists - repair, security
  • Bike Map - Prescott and Russell + SDG
  • Initial Development of ARTour
  • Initial development of the L'Orignal Old Jail (historical site)
  • Participation in the show La Petite Seduction (Casselman and L'Orignal)

Relational development with various levels of government

  • Meetings of EDOs (Economic Development Officers), local municipalities
  • Glengarry-Prescott-Russell Day at Queen's Park in Toronto (Networking and lobbying)
  • Partnership initiatives with the MRCs of Argenteuil and Papineau (Pacte de l’amitié)
  • Ontario Good Roads Association (OGRA)
  • Economic development support to municipalities of Prescott and Russel

Development / Other

  • Standardization of the visual identity of the Prescott-Russell region
  • Marketing, design of various projects of the UCPR Corporation
  • Social Networks / Mobile Applications

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