CRTC Declares High-Speed Internet a Basic Service

Broadband5Troy Grainger, Manager of GROWTH Alberta, “Digital Connectivity has become an impactful issue as it relates to economic development. Industry seeking rural locations or possible growth strategies of current business is being limited by their access to world economies on the internet and this decision along with the $750 Million funding shows the recognition and value of internet access to rural populations and industry." Related Financial Post Article



Tourism Helps Drive Community Economies

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A Shining Example of Regional Municipal Collaboration

Maryann Chichak Jim Rennie and the other guys name is in email 1 640x427A Shining Example of Regional Municipal Collaboration - Well Done Woodlands County & Town of Whitecourt!




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  • GROWTH Alberta Board Meeting
    February 27, 2017 (10:30 am - 12:30 - pm)
    Regular board meeting of the Grizzly Regional Economic Development Society, hosted by the Town of Westlock. Meetings are open to the public, so please feel free to attend one in your area.   Lunch is provided. Please RSVP and/or contact our office for...
  • Wood Waste Recycling Expo
    March 01, 2017 (8:30 am - 5:00 pm)
    The 2017 Drayton Valley Wood Waste Recycling,Bio Economy Utilization Workshop & Expo.  Hosted at the Clean Energy Centre.
  • Hemp Seed to Sale Information Session
    March 02, 2017 (1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)
    What are the opportunities for hemp from seed to sale.  Listen to experts discuss hemp seed and fibre markets and aopportunities.  Hosted by Barrhead County at Glenreagh Hall.