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Posted On Tuesday, October 22, 2019

The City of Fort Saskatchewan Economic Development department is looking for feedback on keeping the business community informed about future activities and initiatives that support local businesses. On October 23, all current business license holders will receive an email with a link to a quick survey.
"The purpose of the survey is to gather feedback on topics of interest to local businesses, identify best methods and frequency for communication, and gather any relevant feedback...

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Posted On Friday, September 27, 2019

ApexThe 31 st annual APEX awards were based on excellence in graphic design, editorial content and the success of the entry -- in the opinion of the judges -- in achieving overall communications effectiveness and excellence.
InvestFortSask.ca  is a new stand-alone website that targets site selectors, business owners, investors and those representing new and exciting industries.
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Posted On Tuesday, August 20, 2019

In May of this year The City of Fort Saskatchewan hired Key Planning Strategies, Colliers International and Keyfax Market Research to conduct a city-wide Retail Market and Gap Analysis. A consumer intercept survey in May allowed residents to provide their insights on retail shopping in Fort Saskatchewan. The last retail market and gap analysis was completed in 2016.
The study is complete and some key findings substantiate that Fort Saskatchewan is a regional service hub...

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Posted On Friday, August 09, 2019

The Coalition of Inclusive Municipalities (CIM) is an initiative calling on municipalities from across Canada to be part of a larger international coalition of cities to combat racism, discrimination, exclusion and intolerance. City Council voted to join the coalition in April and administration is working on an action plan for diversity and inclusion.
“Municipal governments have an important role to play in fostering equality and respect for all citizens. Joining CIM...

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Posted On Tuesday, July 02, 2019

July 2, 2019 - Edmonton – A study that considered aggregated labour data and information from employers in Alberta’s Industrial Heartland, Strathcona Industrial Area, and northeast Edmonton, determined that nearly half of the 12,000 jobs were in the chemical manufacturing industry. This statistic, along with other key employment data points, offers valuable insight into the labour market advantages available in the Industrial Heartland Region. Rail transportation,...
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