Business Retention & Expansion Program
The Business Retention & Expansion program, sponsored by the Yukon Government - Department of Economic Development, works with existing businesses in the Whitehorse community and aims to gather information and opinions about hindrances and enablers of doing business in Yukon. With your help, we hope to be able to collect all this data and help implement economic goals and strategies to improve Whitehorse's business climate and economic development efforts. In other words, this program strives to make Whitehorse more business friendly.
Studies have shown that existing firms are an important source of future economic growth. This Business Retention & Expansion program is seen to be one means of proactively supporting and helping existing businesses and thereby fostering the improvement of the local economy.
Business, government and other sectors from within the territory have agreed to work on this project in an attempt to assist local businesses and to strengthen the territory's private sector. The project is a cooperative effort involving volunteers drawn from local businesses, government agencies, and economic development organizations.
Confidentiality - The Volunteer Visitors commit to the principle of confidentiality. Your responses will be summarized with those of others in the form of totals, percentages and averages. The completed surveys, without identifiers, will be forwarded for analysis to the Yukon Government - Department of Economic Development
The objectives of the initiative are: