- Better known as just WD, our mandate is to promote the development and diversification of the economy of Western Canada and to advance the interests of the West in national economic policy. WD fulfills its mandate through the following programs and activities:
- Economic Development
- Business Development
- WD's Western Canada Business Service Network has over 100 points of service including:
- Community Futures Development Corporations,
- Women's Enterprise Initiative Organizations,
- Canada Business Service Centres,
- Francophone Economic Development Organizations, and
- WD offices.
- Initial funding.