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Category Archives: Economy
More positive news solidified this week when Devon finalized an agreement with the municipality to gift the ski hill lands to the community. This was another lengthy process that was undertaken between Devon and the municipality and I think that … Continue reading
Happy New Year! I am pleased to finally be able to talk about some extraordinary news that has been kept under wraps for several months. Press Release Issued by Riversdale Resources Ltd. That’s right – a new operation is planned … Continue reading
The news of the impending Devon plant closure broke on Tuesday. I didn’t have any real details until yesterday so I would like to share what I know. The Devon plant in Sentinel is over 50 years old and requires … Continue reading
Moving onto other important topics, this is one that I hoped would dominate the news this week, but it has largely been lost in the discussions around Thunder in the Valley. Last Tuesday night council approved an RFP (request for … Continue reading
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/story/2011/12/15/alberta-oil-drilling.html I just read this article and thought I would share it. Our region of Alberta is not as tied into the oil patch as the north, but this still has important ramifications for our community. In general this will … Continue reading
Summer is winding down and I hope that you wrung every possible drop of fun and sunshine out of it. I recently managed a short break as my wife spirited us away for our anniversary but the last few months … Continue reading
I would like to share a few thoughts on the Economic Task Force report that was presented to the public tonight. You can view it here: http://town.crowsnestpass.ab.ca/component/docman/doc_download/1090-final-report-of-the-mayors-task-force-june-20-2011. My first thought is that it is refreshing to have a group of … Continue reading
At the Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Wednesday, Mayor Decoux announced that the final report by the Mayor’s Task Force on the Economy is complete. In order to properly share it with the community, council has scheduled a public forum … Continue reading
I am curious what the people of our community think about shopping locally. Please post your best reason why we should shop locally. Alternately, post the main reason people do not shop locally.