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Minutes, Reports, and Newsletters can be found in News and Reports

Our Constitution and Bylaws can be found here

News & Reports

Recent Research

2015 Visitor Survey - Initial Results

MIEDS conducted a visitor exit survey in 2015 with assistance from Parks Canada. Some initial results of this survey were shared at the Tourism Forum on September 19th.

2015 Business Walks Final Report

In October 2015, MIEDS organized Haida Gwaii's first Business Walks, a week of talking to businesses in all of our communities about the successes and challenges they face. Almost 80% of the 89 businesses contacted are steady or growing, and many face common challenges in recruiting employees and working with BC Ferries.

2015 Business Walks Results Presentation

This presentation includes graphs and basic informaiton found through the Business Walks. These results have been presented to the Village Councils, Regional District, Skidegate Band Council as of December 1, 2015.


Meeting Minutes

December 16, 2015, Board Meeting

February 10, 2016, Board Meeting



May 2015 Newsletter

February 2015 Newsletter

May 2015 Newsletter

September 2015 Newsletter


MIEDS' Annual Plans

2016 Annual Plan


MIEDS' Annual Reports

2015/2016 Annual Report and 15/16 Annual Report Summary

2014/2015 Annual Report

2013/2014 Annual Report

2012/2013 Annual Report

2011/2012 Annual Report

2010/2011 Annual Report

2009/2010 Annual Report

2008/2009 Annual Report


MIEDS Background Documents

MIEDS' Constitution and Bylaws provide the foundation for it's operations.

The Investment Profile Guide 2011- An excellent resource for information on Haida Gwaii, from demographics to labour force data.


Economic Development Documents

Summary of Plans and Strategies on Haida Gwaii - Developed by MIEDS staff in April 2016, this document summarizes plans and strategies related to economic development on Haida Gwaii over the past 10 years. It also includes a summary of common themes in these plans.

Haida Gwaii Economic Development Accord - In 2007, economic development accords were signed by the civic communities. The accords represent shared economic development priorities that provide direction in moving our island communities forward.

Economic Development Understanding - Signed by the Council of the Haida Nation and the Island Communities

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