Strategic planning study
Business people and economic stakeholders from New-Brunswick, Quebec and the United States were consulted to identify potential solutions. The strategic planning study prepare by Raymond Chabot Grant-Thornton suggested more than 80 actions combined predominantly into 10 recommendations.
- Formation of various structuring committees on the Acadia of the Lands and Forests territory;
- Support the creation of a free trade zone between Canada and the United States;
- Harmonize the approach of the three touristic regions;
- Promote the territory, local businesses and creating promoting tools of Acadia and the Lands and Forests;
- Determine the economic component segments;
- Promote the CMA 2014 and its territory to the economic component segments;
- Collaboration with educational institutions;
- Initiating precongress event;
- Evaluate the workforce challenge;
- Integrate environmental responsibility in the CMA 2014.
Since then, numerous presentations made to business people and stakeholders made us realize that it was time to implement a plan of action to determine the issues and most promising sectors in order to increase the economic development on the territory and lay the foundation for a new communal economic space.