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Hemp processing facility planting roots in the Heartland

Bruderheim will soon be home to a brand new Hemp Processing Facility courtesy of Canadian Rockies Hemp Corporation. “Farmers can grow a product, we can process it locally and consumers can use it. It just makes sense,” explained CEO Aaron Barr at the Town of Bruderheim’...

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Province invests $6M into affordable housing project in the Fort

Low income families and seniors in Fort Saskatchewan will soon have access to new safe, modern and affordable housing. The Alberta government announced its $6M investment into the affordable housing project on Friday, February 8. A four-storey apartment building will be co...

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Petrochemical facility bringing thousands of jobs to the Heartland

A final decision has been made to move forward with the petrochemical upgrading facility in Sturgeon County. It is official, Canada Kuwait Petrochemical Corporation (CKPC), which includes Pembina Pipeline Corp., a Calgary based company has made a final investment decision to ...

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Edmonton artist named Alberta’s first artist in residence

Edmonton’s Lauren Crazybull has been named Alberta's first Artist in Residence. The Artist in Residence program is a Canadian first and was designed to have the government support artists. With the residency comes a $45,000 grant and up to $30,000 in additional funding t...

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Get ready to book your camping trips

It may feel a bit too cold to think about camping right now, but Alberta Parks have opened online campsite reservations. Starting 9 a.m. on Monday, February 4 campers can log onto Reserve.AlbertaParks.ca and start booking their group camping areas. At 9 a.m. on Fe...

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Travel advisory issued for central Alberta

Some areas could get hit with up to 30 cm of snow by Sunday. Environment Canada has issued a snowfall and/or winter storm warning for most of central Alberta. Starting today, January 31, heavy snowfall is expected to make its way across the province. Areas could get hit wi...

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Alberta organizations to receive anti-racism community grants

33 organizations will benefit from anti-racism grants from the Alberta Government. This is a first for the province, which will distribute the grants to create greater awareness and cross-cultural understanding to reduce racism. These grants were a key recommendation from the...

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Province funds three-year agricultural plastics recycling pilot program

Alberta beef producers have received a $750,000 grant to initiate the pilot program that will recycle agricultural plastics on behalf of the Agricultural Plastics Recycling Group. The announcement came on Monday, January 21st. What is the Alberta Agricultural Plastics Recy...

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Alberta junior high & high schools to receive Indigenous atlases

A copy of the Canadian Geographic Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada will be handed out to every junior high and high school in Alberta. This initiative by the Alberta Government was announced on Friday, January 18th, as part of their commitment to the Truth and Reconciliatio...

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