Economic Development Strategy

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The Economic Development Strategy guides the economic development program in the Township of Lake of Bays.


The strategy identifies 22 priority actions within 5 themes:

  • Business Support and Development (11 priority actions)
  • Communications, Marketing and Branding (4 priority actions)
  • Community Infrastructure (2 priority actions)
  • Tourism (3 priority actions)
  • Workforce Development, Retention and Attraction (2 priority actions)

The strategy was approved by Council on November 21, 2017.  



We gratefully acknowledge the Project Advisory Group for their guidance:

  • Don Eastwood
  • Angie Heydon
  • Jennifer McCague
  • Melinda Zytaruk
  • Michael Peppard (Council rep)
  • Jennifer Clancy (Staff rep)

Members of the business community, general public, elected officials, municipal staff, and regional support organizations provided valuable insights to shape the strategy. By working together, the community of Lake of Bays can impact positive changes to its local economy.

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