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Monday, September 10, 2018
The Acheson Business Association is an organization of business and professional people with the primary purpose of promoting the commercial, industrial, social and civic interests of the quickly-growing Acheson Industrial Area. Our Board of Directors are chosen because of their willingness to contribute, interest in and commitment to the Association, their standing in the community and their ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Monday, September 10, 2018
We will be handing out our much-anticipated Business Awards at our upcoming AGM in October. This year we are accepting nominations for Bricks & Mortar, Best Landscaping, Community Service, and Acheson Business of the Year awards. Businesses may nominate themselves or be nominated by another business/individual.   Bricks & Mortar Award (Two Acheson companies will be awarded.)   This is an award ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Tuesday, July 03, 2018
By GRAHAM HICKS - Article published June 29, 2018 via the Edmonton Sun It’s one thing for politicians to defend tax increases as a necessary evil, to fund services being demanded by the citizenry. But then there’s a reality called the free market. Invisible political boundaries surround the City of Edmonton. Step across that boundary into Sturgeon, Strathcona, Leduc or Parkland counties. ...read more
Categories: Economic, Political
Monday, April 23, 2018
The ABA has retained the services of Ray Cote, soon to be retired Principal of St. Teresa Catholic Outreach School in Spruce Grove. Ray will act as the ABA liaison to Acheson businesses interested in enrolling employees for these courses.  NAIT supervisory development is a series of five 2-day courses which will be spread out between October and April. We hope to repeat the classes so that in the ...read more
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
In an effort to raise funds for the Kinsmen/Kinette Christmas Hamper program, the ABA decided to add something a little different this year by hosting a hockey game donned ‘Hockey for Hampers.’ The game saw the CFCW Critters play hard against the Parkland County Hometown Heroes in a game full of crazy antics that had the crowd of over 800, laughing hysterically for 3 very full 15-minute ...read more
Categories: Community
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
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, 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