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GoC invests in transportation infrastructure in Foremost, AB

Today, the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Natural Resources Canada and Member of Parliament for Edmonton Mill Woods announced a major investment of $4.2 million to improve capacity of the regional transportation network in Southern Alberta to move Canadian goods to international markets. The project involves upgrading Forty Mile Rail’s Transload Facility at Foremost, Alberta, […]

$225,000 in funding to Foremost Unmanned Air Systems

The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for Western Economic Diversification Canada announced an investment of $225,000 through the Western Diversification Program to support the purchase of specialized safety equipment for the Foremost Unmanned Air Systems Range . The Board of Directors of Palliser Economic Partnership approved financial […]

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 […]