Our Vision For The Future

Mission: Working in Partnership for the Communities' Future.

Mandate: SEDC exists to promote sustainable economic and social development throughout the region.

Who we are: A member of the Western Ontario Community Futures Development Corporation Association

Core Values

Cooperative Regionalism
We believe in...

  • all levels of government and grass roots organizations working together with a regionally minded focus
  • being receptive to the concerns of all stakeholders by being proactive
  • cooperative regionalism being achieved through the facilitation and development of mutually beneficial partnerships

Sustainability
We believe in...

  • positive staff and board development / relations / mutual respect
  • the diversity of our Board of Directors
  • effective communication
  • recognizing excellence
  • exemplary service
  • identifying needs and developing programs to support the communities of our region
  • the creation and maintenance of job opportunities

Marketing
We believe in...

  • the importance of community awareness of SEDC and its services
  • the importance of community awareness of the current business and social environment
  • the recognition of success
  • the necessity of profiling our communities

Resource Management
We believe in...

  • educating and training
  • gathering and using regional data
  • accessible information regarding available programs and services

Business Support
We believe in...

  • promoting and providing exemplary business practices
  • making recommendations and decisions based on current data
  • providing loans and resources to businesses and the social economy

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