Special Areas Advisory Council Wraps Up 2018 Meetings

The Special Areas Advisory Council finished up their quarterly meeting this past week, with the thirteen-member Advisory Council spending three days together in Hanna discussing emerging issues, providing direction to administration, and reviewing organizational performance. Although the locally elected Advisory Council meets quarterly, the December meeting is particularly busy as

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SDAB Hearing Decision

The Subdivision and Development Appeal Board held a public hearing on October 23, 2018 in Oyen, AB to hear appeals filed on the development permit issued to EDP Renewables on the Sharp Hills Wind Project. The SDAB has made a decision on these appeals, with the written decision issued on

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Reach out. Speak out. Everyone has the right to be safe.

November is Family Violence Prevention Month in Alberta. Family Violence Prevention Month started in 1986 as a local initiative in the Town of Hinton with the launch of the fire family violence education and prevention campaign. This campaign draws attention to the issue of family violence, and encourages everyone to

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Public Notice – Hamlet of Jenner

HAMLET OF JENNER WATER TREATMENT PLANT ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND ENHANCEMENT ACT NOTICE OF APPLICATION TEN-YEAR RENEWAL OF EXISTING WATER TREATMENT PLANT APPROVAL In accordance with Section 70 of the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act, the Hamlet of Jenner has applied to Alberta Environment and Parks for a ten-year renewal of

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Advisory Council Meeting – September 27, 2018

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release – October 1, 2018 Special Areas Advisory Council meets in Oyen to review year-to-date performance and tour new developments at the Oyen Rail Yard & Logistics Park. The Special Areas Advisory Council took time away from the busy harvest season last week to touch base

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One Year Later – Bindloss/Suffield Grassfire

Today marks a difficult anniversary for many in our community: one year since the Bindloss/Suffield grassfire. Although it may have happened a year ago, the impacts of this grassfire continue to be felt throughout the region and in our community. Full recovery from this event will take years, or even

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Special Areas Advisory Council meets with Hanna Town Council

PRESS RELEASE June 22, 2018 Special Areas Advisory Council meets with Hanna Town Council, economic development projects and coal transition work highlighted. The Special Areas Advisory Council gathered this week before the busy summer season to discuss ongoing advocacy efforts with the provincial government, local economic development projects, and the

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PEP Talk e-newsletter

Sign up to receive the Palliser Economic Partnership PEP Talk e-newsletter and keep up with everything happening in southeast Alberta! Click here to read the e-newsletter. Click here to subscribe.    

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Special Areas Advisory Council Spring Meetings Wrap Up

The Special Areas Advisory Council finished up their first meeting of 2018 this week in Hanna, with the locally elected representatives spending two days together discussing emerging issues, reviewing organizational performance, and providing direction to the Board on work planned for 2018.  Topics of discussion included the Elected Advisory Council

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Oyen Rail Yard and Logistics Park Wins Prestigious Awards in Banff

On March 22-24, Palliser Economic Partnership (PEP) recently was awarded two prestigious awards from Economic Developers Alberta for the Oyen Rail Yard and Logistics Park project: Business and Investment Attraction (large communities) award and the Alex Metcalfe Award. Both the awards recognized the Oyen Rail Yard and Logistics Park project, with the Alex Metcalfe

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