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Saturday, October 14, 2017
One of our techs went on a lengthy road trip last week.  It took him just over 10 hours to drive to the Client's location with a van-full of tech gear; essentially a complete network.  He worked for two days and then drove home.  He was gone the better part of a week.  Thankfully, it's not a common occurrence. It all started when we received a call from the Client.  It was a new Client who was ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Saturday, October 14, 2017
OVERVIEW The Business Fundamentals Certificate was created so that participants can gain practical, fundamental skills in a variety of business areas. Courses incorporate discussions, individual exercises, lectures, case studies, videos and group work to give participants the best opportunities for learning not only what to do but how to do it well. We want you to walk away with strategies that ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Friday, October 13, 2017
by: MARON GREEN published in: Canadian Rental Service Magazine April 2017 I work for JAPA Machinery Group Ltd., the Western Canadian dealer for Xuzhou Construction Machinery Group (XCMG) equipment, China’s largest heavy equipment manufacturer. Flannery’s article spoke to the perceived stigma about the poor quality of Chinese manufactured equipment. He wrote, “I hope that Chinese manufacturers ...read more
Categories: Economic
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Article By: Deborah MacPherson, KPMG Tax partner The new tax regime proposed by the federal government for private companies represents the most significant tax changes to private company taxation in this generation. This could result in owners of some small- and medium-sized private corporations paying two to three times more in taxes. In a statement released October 3, the Department of ...read more
Categories: Economic
Sunday, September 17, 2017
In conversation with CanadExport, Joshua Kleyman, a trade commissioner and coordinator of the Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) in New York City, talks about the need for changing the technology incubator model overall, and what makes the CTA’s efforts especially unique and helpful.There are many technology accelerators out there, indeed they have been all the rage for some time, but there ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Sunday, September 17, 2017
By TRINUS Technologies Inc. These are important questions that people have. When a company has a breach incident, they are generally obligated to inform their users about what happened. This is a nice thing to think; however the laws in different countries and areas don't always sing the same tune. Personal Privacy and business interests are not generally in line with each other and most places ...read more
Categories: Education
Thursday, September 14, 2017
By Rick PetersonConservative Party of Canada nomination candidate for Sturgeon River - Parkland September 11, 2017 (Spruce Grove) In the middle of July, while many of you at Acheson Industrial Park were taking a well-deserved break, Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government declared open season on small business owners. Trudeau’s finance minister, Bill Morneau, quietly released proposed tax changes ...read more
Categories: Political
Thursday, September 14, 2017
The federal government is proposing tax changes that will have a significant effect on small businesses across Canada.   The three proposed changes are:The curtailment of "income sprinkling," a method by which business owners shift a portion of income to family members, either through salary or dividends.The curbing of "passive investment income," which the government describes as the investment ...read more
Categories: Political
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
If you are a property owner looking for a value-added opportunity for your property, then it’s a great time to consider a light industrial or commercial solar installation.   A solar installation will reduce utility electricity consumption which leads to reduced building operating cost, and reduced exposure to the volatility of energy prices.  Light industrial and commercial buildings with high ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Government of Canada issues warnings about the Internet of ThingsDevices  I'm old enough to remember the Hippies of the 60's - although I was a bit young to really understand what was going on.  It was a time when the Baby Boomers were into their teens and early 20s - and like most events in the Baby Boomers' lives, they made a big splash; some good, most bad.  A popular mantra of the day was ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Background In March 2016, Alberta Labour Minister Christina Gray announced a formal review of Alberta’s Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB). This review is being carried out by a three-person review panel (the panel), and is expected to present a final report in Spring 2017. The panel released a progress report (the progress report) in November 2016, outlining the issues being examined. Alberta’s ...read more
Categories: Political
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Everest Development Group is pleased to announce that the first phase of retail tenants at the Acheson Commercial Corner site are now open for business!The Acheson Commercial Corner site is located at the southwest corner of Highways 16A and 60, directly adjacent to Glowing Embers. The first phase includes Subway Restaurants franchise; a local independent wine and spirits retailer operating as ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Categories: General News Article
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
WannaCry Cryptoware VirusLatest Cryptoware virus uses familiar methods to attack computers globally  As you may have likely heard, May 12th 2017 marked the beginning of an IT Security incident that is unprecedented, when compared to other Security threats in recent memory. As of writing about this threat, it is reported to have impacted over 200,000 computers across more than 150 countries. This ...read more
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
PARKLAND COUNTY, AB - Parkland County is pleased to announce that Champion Petfoods LP will be building a new state-of-the-art, custom-fitted kitchen to make its award-winning dog and cat food brands ACANA and ORIJEN. The 400,000 square foot kitchen will be built in the Acheson Industrial Area and will make dog and cat food to serve pet lovers in over 80 countries worldwide. “Council is ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Economic
Saturday, May 13, 2017
DON’T MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY TO HAVE YOUR SAY ON THE PROPOSED HWY 60 TWINNING & OVERPASS. WE NEED YOUR SUBMISSIONS NOW!Parkland County has extended the deadline for submissions to May 31, 2017.  After years of collective lobbying, we are closer than ever previously to achieving the goal of new infrastructure along Hwy 60.   Parkland County Council and Administration recently presented a very ...read more
Categories: Economic, Political
Saturday, May 13, 2017
PRESS RELEASE Parkland County welcomes Pinnacle Renewable Energy to Entwistle.PARKLAND COUNTY, AB. - Parkland County is pleased to announce that Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc. will be constructing a new $85 million wood pellet plant in the hamlet of Entwistle. This will be Pinnacle’s first plant built in Alberta. "We are thrilled to welcome Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc. to Parkland County and ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
The fact that the ABA must lobby continually to get the attention and perhaps some action from governments on necessary initiatives for the Acheson Industrial Area has been on the minds of the ABA Board of Directors.    Recently, in conversation with Laverne Pankratz, President of the Stony Plain Chamber of Commerce, he expressed his concerns in the difficulties that their Chamber was also ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Political
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
April 18, 2017 - The 50FreeCalls.com Team How important is online marketing to 2017 businesses? If the activity of major players is any indication, it’s very important. On April 17th, fast food giant McDonald’s unveiled a new ad campaign that doesn’t mention the name of the company once - nor does it mention hamburgers or golden arches. Instead, McDonald’s tied their brand to another: ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Canadian exporters tend to be larger, more efficient, produce more output, provide more jobs and pay higher salaries than their non-exporting counterparts, reveals recent research by the Office of the Chief Economist.The research is based on exporter profile data from Statistics Canada for the period from 2000 to 2012, the latest available data which was released recently upon completion of an ...read more
Categories: Economic
Thursday, March 09, 2017
Agribusiness in Acheson On March 1, Roger Ward, President of the Acheson Business Association attended the Raw to Results Think Tank Workshop staged by the Leduc Nisku Economic Development Association and the Edmonton Economic Development Council (EEDC). The objective of the event was to promote the development of an Agriculture Business Cluster within the Leduc Nisku Business Area.  Both the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Don't order new letterhead just yet, Acheson addresses are changing in the spring. We have recently been notified by Parkland County that they will be working with Canada Post this spring to adjust the addresses of Acheson Industrial Area businesses. We will keep you updated as soon as we know more.
Categories: Community