2018 Local to Global Presentations

Over 100 municipal elected leaders, Economic Development Practitioners, Government Partners, Educational Institutions, and Businesses attended a very successful Local to Global Forum that featured focused dialogue with senior government representatives and our dynamic roster of presenters from across North America. Information concerning Transportation & Infrastructure Developments, Pipeline Updates, New Opportunities in Value-Added Agriculture, Renewable Energy […]


PEP Recognized for Economic Development Excellence

The Oyen Rail Yard and Logistics Park, a project of Palliser Economic Partnership (PEP) won two Awards of Excellence in Economic Development at Economic Developers Alberta (EDA) Conference held in Banff March 22-24, 2018. PEP received the first award in the category – Business and Investment Attraction – large communities / region with populations over 100,000 […]


EDA Recognizes Excellence in Economic Development

Economic Developers Alberta (EDA) presented its annual Awards of Excellence during its 2018 Annual Conference at the Banff Centre in Banff, Alberta. These awards honour Alberta individuals for their contribution to the profession; as well as Alberta communities for excellence in: Business and Investment Attraction (BIA); Business Retention and Expansion (BRE); and Community Economic Development (CED). For […]


Local to Global Forum: March 7-9, 2018

Registration is open for the Local to Global Forum coming up in Vermilion March 7, 8 and 9th, 2018. Join Economic Development Practitioners, Government Partners, Educational Institutions, and the Business Community for the full conference to participate in focused dialogue with senior government representatives and our dynamic roster of presenters from across North America. Come […]




Port of Wild Horse Reveals Case for Service Improvements

The Port of Wild Horse Business Case, undertaken in collaboration with parties on both sides of the Canada-U.S. border, concludes a positive case exists for making service improvements at the crossing, including extended hours of operation. The report recommends that Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP): move to 13-hour […]



2017 Local to Global Forum – Final Agenda Available

On March 1st – 3rd, 2017, we are inviting our shareholders to celebrate success, network with elected officials and peers from across North America and  learn new ideas for rural economic development. If you are municipal elected officials and staff, work in economic development at any level, or are businesses, colleges and other stakeholders interested […]


Medicine Hat makes the New York Times

The City of Medicine Hat makes headlines for being a self-sufficient, progressive community that continues to find innovative ways to harness their success. Whether its their independently owned and operated gas-fired plant, renewable energy solutions, or setting up the equivalent of Norway’s famous sovereign wealth fund, Medicine is positioned well for the future. Read more […]