Regional Alliances

Founded in 2008, the Eastern Alberta Trade Corridor (EATC) is a partnership of three Regional Economic Development Alliances (REDAs) that represent the full geography of the region:

Together, these three organizations work on behalf of over 80 communities in Eastern Alberta, to accomplish a mission: “To lead collaborative investment, marketing and diversification efforts for Eastern Alberta.”

Visit our Interactive Map for a detailed profile and an easy to download Fact Sheet for each community within our three Regional Economic Development Alliances.

Northeast Alberta Information HUB Ltd.

ab_hub_master_logo_smallThe Northeast Alberta Information HUB Ltd., also known as “Alberta HUB”, is the Regional Economic Development Alliance of Northeast Alberta. Their dedicated Executive Team, Board of Directors, and Membership work together to ensure a strong alliance is maintained with our local communities, businesses/industries, post-secondary educational institutions and government partners. Visit

Contact: Bob Bezpalko at (780) 645-1155 or


Battle River Alliance for Economic Development

Braed_LogoThe Battle River Alliance for Economic Development (BRAED) is a group of communities and affiliate members in East-Central Alberta that work cooperatively and voluntarily to address community economic development issues from a regional perspective. Visit

Contact: Margot Bégin at (780) 678-4145 or

Palliser Economic Partnership

PEPThe Palliser Economic Partnership (PEP) is the Regional Economic Development Alliance of Southeast Alberta. Founded in 2000, PEP is a regional alliance of communities and businesses that work together to enhance the area’s economic well-being. Visit

Contact: Walter Valentini at (403) 526-7552 or