Overall, the District’s vision recognizes the interrelated spheres of the local economy, including the business market (private and public companies, investments and trading), and the social economy (social enterprises, community-based entrepreneurship, social capital and investment) links them to key objectives and includes:
a) Working towards a healthy, vibrant and diverse economy.
b) Supporting of three functioning and interconnected downtown cores.
c) Encouraging the creation of value added, eco-tourism ventures.
d) Encouraging the creation of green energy.
e) Encouraging the creation of a vibrant and diverse local economy that provides meaningful year-round employment and services and expands a solid tax base to enable residents to enjoy an overall higher quality of life.
f) Promoting a wide variety of sizes, scales, and types of businesses, which offer greater opportunities for personal and professional fulfillment that in turn contributes to the overall health of the community.
g) Supporting the development of a rich sustainable resource sector and retail and business sector in our area.