To achieve an economically healthy, sustainable, and attractive community influenced by the participating neighborhood residents and stakeholders in developing the community’s future.


Edmonton CDC engages and collaborates with neighbourhoods to understand their needs and aspirations to help build community capacity to further their economic and social development.

The Edmonton CDC works to foster:

  • adequate income,

  • affordable and relevant housing,

  • engaging local businesses,

  • enhanced employment opportunities and

  • supportive social programs. 


  • Commit to community engagement  in aligning with community needs and priorities
  • Combat poverty at a neighbourhood level to benefit families and individuals

  • Focus on creating benefits for the neighbourhood’s population

  • Be strategic

  • Be innovative

  • Be entrepreneurial, and solution-oriented

  • Foster high leverage, effective partnerships

  • Concentrate resources within a defined geographic area to achieve maximum impact