Regional Skills Gap
Southwest Alberta Regional Skills Study
2020: Technical Document
This technical report has been formulated as a support document for the Southwest Alberta Skills Study.
This project incorporated multiple inputs that validated the strategic directions and recommendations
that are shared in the final Strategic Plan.
2019 Cost Benefit Analysis of Alberta Rural Broadband
This study begins with the question: "what is the return on our investment, as a society, if we spend the money to connect every Canadian?"
and attempts to quantify the return on our investment so that decision makers can move forward informed with defensible estimates.
2017 SouthGrow Broadband Project Master Plan
Determining how much Internet capacity a community needs to be successful now, and into the immediate future, is a challenging question. SouthGrow has attempted to
provide guidance for its member communities in answering that question, while recognizing that different
solutions may be needed for each municipality.
2013 The Renewable Energy Challenge in SouthGrow
The purpose of this report is to begin a discussion about how many communities in the SouthGrow region might draw upon their heritage of respect for the environment, hard work, innovation, and capacity for collaboration to engage in the renewable energy sector in a financially prudent manner.
Business and Investment
2018 SouthGrow Business Attraction, Retention, and Expansion Report
This Community Business Retention, Expansion and Marketing Plans Master Report synthesizes the information from these last three projects
with new community interviews, analysis, providing marketing recommendations to specific communities
and to the overall regional alliance.
Water and Natural Resources
2010 SouthGrow Productivity Implementation Report
SouthGrow Regional Initiative recognizes that productivity fuels economic growth and that it is important to the future growth and sustainability of the economy and growth in productivity is seen as the only way to increase the long-term material standard of living of its residents.
2007 SouthGrow Opportunity Identification Report
In addition to the steady organic growth we see for SouthGrow companies, the findings of this project show that SouthGrow has a tremendous opportunity to differentiate itself from the rest of Alberta and put itself on the global map as a centre for innovative bioindustry production.
2009 Agricultural Inventory and Impact in SouthGrow Report
The main objective of the study is to detail exactly who the major players are in the Agri-food sector, how the locally produced foods can be utilized within the region, possibly replacing much of the food imported from outside the region, and identify economic investment opportunities in the region.
2007 SouthGrow Ag Impact Report
The main objective of the study is to detail exactly who the major players are in the Agri-Food sector, how the locally produced foods can be utilized within the region, possibly replacing much of the food exported from outside of the region, and identify economic investment opportunities in the region.
Transportation and Logistics
2005 SouthGrow Gateway to Alberta Phase 1 Report
The Gateway To Alberta Opportunity Identification Project – Phase One will assist in developing an implementation plan that determines how to reach and attract the industry sectors that rely on these transportation systems for the movement of people and goods.