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Wednesday, June 26, 2019
A big thank you to everyone who attended the fifth annual Acheson Golf Tournament last Friday. The rain stayed away and golf magic happened. The Saints took home the trophy, everyone took home a prize, and the ABA raised $2035.00 for the Parkland Foodbank! Browse the photo gallery here
Categories: Chamber, Community
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
On June 20th the Edmonton Global launched their new regional narrative to promote Edmonton on a global platform. Edmonton has talent and innovation in many emerging industries such as agri-tech, alternative energy, AI, autonomous vehicles, cannabis and hemp, nano and clean technology. The need to educate industrial and commercial businesses on how to integrate this technology will advance economic ...read more
Categories: Economic
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Thank you to the attendees of our Spring Luncheon on May 9, 2019. 80 attended and heard from three guest speakers. Mike Heck CAO of Parkland County gave an economic overview of the County’s financial standing. He reports that the County is in better fiscal shape than many other County’s in the province however leaner days are also here.   He said that an ongoing legal suit with TransAlta over ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
In a world defined by increased economic competition and transactions, a liberal world order under duress and an ongoing technological revolution changing how business is done, competing in the global economic market has never been harder or more complex. Becoming truly globally competitive, while sustaining economic growth, requires a disciplined vision supported by values such as inclusivity and ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
The Tri-Municipal Partners - The City of Spruce Grove, the Town of Stony Plain, and Parkland County -developed a Labour Market Strategy & Action Plan for the Tri-Municipal Region. The purpose of this comprehensive study is to provide relevant, timely, and accurate labour market information to stakeholders, including job seekers, employers, industry, post-secondary institutions, and government ...read more
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
The Provincial Election on April 16 saw two new MLAs elected for the Acheson Industrial Area. The Acheson Business Association will be lobbying Acheson’s new MLAs to keep funding in place for the HWY 60 Twinning & Overpass. To view a map of the boundaries, click here.South of Hwy 16A - Mr. Mark Smith (UCP) MLA for Drayton Valley-DevonConstituency Office 5136B - 52 Avenue Box 7272 Drayton ...read more
Categories: Political
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
A Word from Dane Lloyd, Member of Parliament for Sturgeon River-ParklandI was happy to have the opportunity to join the Acheson Business Association Board of Directors for their monthly meeting on March 13, 2019. We talked about issues of importance to the Association and its members, including the announcement by the Province of Alberta of funding for the twinning of Highway 60 and a rail ...read more
Categories: Political
Friday, March 08, 2019
Source: Business in Edmonton Five kilometres west of Edmonton sits one of the region’s most active hubs – Acheson Industrial Area. With more than 10,600 acres positioned to take advantage of all the major arteries (Highway 60, Highway 16, Highway 16A, and a CN rail line), along with no additional business taxes, it’s no secret why some of the largest and well-known industrial and manufacturing ...read more
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Twinning and a new overpass will ease congestion and improve safety for thousands of drivers on Highway 60. Premier Notley announces improvements to Highway 60 to help ease traffic and improve safety. The Government is Alberta is twinning the highway between highways 16 and 16A, constructing an overpass over the CN rail tracks, and realigning the interchange over highway 16A to accommodate ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Political
Thursday, January 10, 2019
This year, our Make a Difference campaign started off with a Cocktail Reception and Silent Auction hosted by Glowing Embers RV, which raised $10,600. We’d like to extend another heartfelt thank you to everyone who donated items for the auction and attended the event. After the reception came the distribution of posters and boxes all over the Acheson Industrial Area and beyond to collect donations ...read more
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
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