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Economic Development
 

Economic Development Department


The Town of Virden is currently looking to fill the position of Economic Development Manager. The position was established in 2006. The department is tasked with promoting the Town of Virden for economic growth.

 


Current Projects


Dennis County Development Partnership

The Dennis County Development Partnership is a regional initiative between the R.M of Pipestone, the R.M. of Wallace-Woodworth and the Town of Virden to attract investment to the area.  The group is currently working with consultants that have identified key industries and identified potential areas of interest for site selectors. Ongoing work for the group will include the development of a land database, a tax sharing agreements and regional branding and promotion.


Southwest Business & Entrepreneurship Expo- February 7, 2018

The Southwest Entrepreneurship Expo, February 7 2018 at Tundra Oil & Gas Place, Virden

Keynote Speaker- to be announced

Break Out  Sessions

Panel Discussions- Entrepreneurial Success Stories

Business Pitch Competition- cash prizes


Downtown Boost

On October 24th, the Downtown revitalization committee hosted consultants from National Trust for a Main Street Boost session. The facilitators shared ideas for improving the downtown area from similar sized communities in Saskatchewan and Alberta. The committee is awaiting the report from the National Trust Consultants and will move forward with developing and implementing an action plan.