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Whether you’ve lived in Big Lakes County (BLC) your whole life or it’s your first time here, you may not realize how embedded community organizations are in each of our hamlets. Our community organizations really do a ton. They operate campsites, manage recreational and social infrastructure, provide cultural and recreational…
The prospect of a new job is exciting at the best of times, but the prospect of a new job that involves a major restart of a mill following 10-years of curtailment and of bringing a variety of attractive, well-paying jobs back to a community – well that was excitement…
CALGARY, Alberta, June 27, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Razor Energy Corp. (“Razor” or the “Company”) (TSXV: RZE) (www.razor-energy.com) and its partners, the federal government, through Natural Resources Canada (“NRCan”) and Alberta Innovates, are pleased to announce the funding of a co-produced geothermal electricity project utilizing an active oil and gas…
Community Futures Lesser Slave Lake, Big Lakes County Business Supports Program, and Alberta Labour and Immigration have joined together to tour local businesses and lend a hand. Representatives from each organization met with 3 businesses located west of High Prairie, as well as TD Bank, on June 6th, 2019. Every…
The Big Lakes County Economic Development Authority (EDA) has initiated a unique pilot project to help a dozen local companies improve their online presence. The project, which is the only one of its kind in North America, is the vision of Alberta-based Progress (un)Ltd. and GoDaddy, whose headquarters are in…
Written by Expedition Management Consulting Ltd. On March 9th, 2019, Expedition Management Consulting’s visitor-friendly assessment team attended the 26th annual Ice Fishing Live Release Tournament in Joussard. Our team received a warm welcome to the well-run event and we had a fantastic time learning about ice fishing from local experts.…
Monday, 25 February 2019 17:32

Big Lakes County Visits Dubai

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From February 17-21, 2019, three producers from Big Lakes County attended Gulfood in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Gulfood is the largest annual food trade show in the world. The Big Lakes County Economic Development Authority led the mission with support from the Canada-UAE Business Council and Alberta Agriculture and Forestry.…