Definitions for "Economic region"
Means, under the Nuclear Fuel Waste Act, an economic region described by Statistics Canada in its Guide to the Labour Force Survey, published on January 31, 2000.
a geographic unit, usually several neighbouring municipalities grouped for the purposes of regional planning and management of common services (for example, regional county municipalities)
a grouping of complete census divisions (with one exception in Ontario) created as a standard statistical unit for analysis of regional economic activity