Economic development advisory Committee

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  • 2nd Wednesday of every month (or as scheduled) at 4:00 p.m.     

* For a full list of 2020 Committee dates please see the 2020 Committee Meeting Calendar on the main Boards & Committees Page

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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The Economic Development Advisory Committee is a select committee of Council.  The purpose of the Economic Development Advisory Committee is to advise City Council and staff regarding matters referred to the Committee by Council regarding economic investment in the City.  This Committee was previously known as the Economic Investment Committee.

Advisory Body Resources


Council Representatives (non-voting):

Councillor Anthony Manning
Councillor Helen Fathers (Alternate)

Community Members:

Brian Hagerman, Chairperson    
Tyson BlumeGraham Cameron
Stephen CrozierGary Gumley
Ashok GuptaErnie Klassen
John Lawrence
William McKinnon
Gord Schoberg
Aroon Shah
Robert LaflammeGrace Cleveland

Non-Voting Representatives:

Alex Nixon, Representative of the White Rock BIA
Ange Chew, Representative of Tourism White Rock
Ritu Khanna, Representative of the SS/WR Chamber of Commerce

* All members of the Economic Development Advisory Committee have been appointed with a term ending March 31, 2021.