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March 22, 2013
World Water Day - Did You Know About This Project?

Groundwater Connections This community-based watershed program for sustainable groundwater management was designed as an economic approach for monitoring groundwater levels in Rocky View County.  Surface water in southern Alberta is fully allocated due to both environmental and growth pressures, thereby increasing reliance on groundwater. ...

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March 6, 2013
Keyano College’s University Studies Organizes First Arts & Humanities Conference

University Studies at Keyano College is hosting their inaugural Art & Humanities Conference on Saturday, March 9, 2013 in the Clearwater Campus. The day-long, free event is a tremendous opportunity to partake and discuss intriguing topics. It will feature an interesting showcase of Arts and...

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March 4, 2013
ARDN Increases Focus on Rural and Remote Homelessness with Funding Opportunity

The Alberta Rural Development Network (ARDN) is administering the Homelessness Partnering Strategy’s (HPS) Rural and Remote Homelessness funding stream for Alberta. The funds will be used to assist projects that offer supports and services to assist those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness....

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February 27, 2013
New Online Support for Alberta Businesses

The Alberta government is making it easier for businesses to find information about services and regulations that affect them. “We heard quite clearly from the Red Tape Review Task Force that more needs to be done to support small business growth in...

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February 25, 2013
Co-op Investment Fund Breaks Ground in Crowsnest Pass

If the gala opening for the Crowsnest Opportunity Development Co-operative (CODC) is any indication of the appetite for local investing in Alberta, people are ravenous for new options. Approximately 200 people attended the information sessions held throughout the day and evening Feb 19, which was held...

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February 19, 2013
Larry Martin and Heather Broughton Launch Agri-Food Management Excellence

Dr. Larry Martin and Ms. Heather Broughton are pleased to announce that their new company, Agri-Food Management Excellence (AME), now offers the well-respected agri-food management training courses previously operated by the George Morris Centre. AME’s executive management program is designed for farmers and agri-food...

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February 15, 2013
Battle River Bus

"It’s time to get rolling, put wheels on the ground in Camrose County. Time to start connecting existing rural transportation services in  Battle River Country".  This is the consensus of those representing several regional organizations who met by teleconference on Thursday, February 7 and a...

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February 15, 2013
First Blended Learning Hairstylist Dual Credit in Canada kicks off in Alberta

With the launch of a Hairstylist Trade pre-employment apprenticeship program, two post-secondary schools are putting students first. With this initiative, Olds College and Red Deer College, through the Campus Alberta Central partnership, working with Chinooks Edge School Division, have developed this one of a kind...

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February 14, 2013
AFC Introduces New Co-Executive Directors as Council Embraces Progressive Leadership Style

The Agriculture and Food Council of Alberta (AFC) introduced its Co-Executive Directors Bryanna Kumpula and Karman Robins to members and other industry leaders at a networking reception today. “We are committed to strengthening our collective leadership abilities and producing innovative solutions to the challenges...

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February 7, 2013
University of Lethbridge Ready to Host Thousands of Kids at Second Annual Play Day

Play a serious research topic – and is critical in a child’s development. The University of Lethbridge, together with 1st Choice Savings and Credit Union, is once again taking the opportunity to help the community engage in play. After an enormously successful...

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