Welcome to the 134th weekly edition of Economic Development and Developers in the News.
Today's issue contains news from 64 economic development executives and organizations in 18 states and Canada.
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The municipality of Chatham-Kent in Ontario has decided to hire an economic development officer for Wheatley. This role, funded by the province, was created for a two-year contract to help Wheatley's recovery after a gas explosion in August 2021 disturbed its residents and businesses.
A group of young people in Bilijk, spent four Saturdays being introduced to various skilled trades, such as plumbing, electrical, and cooking. The camps were run by Gabe Isaac, Indigenous projects and apprenticeship coordinator with the Joint Economic Development Initiative.