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BARR-AG wins export award of distinction

At the 24th Annual Business Awards of Distinction, held last Friday night in Edmonton, a Central Alberta company was singled out for recognition. Barr-Ag Ltd. of Olds was awarded the Export Award of Distinction. Barry Schmitt, owner of Barr-Ag Ltd., started the...

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2014 record year for Red Deer Airport

Red Deer Airport Authority CEO RJ Steenstra confirmed on Monday that last year's passenger count reached 25,819, which topped the 2013 tally of 11,997 by 115 per cent. In 2012, the airport served 1,468 passengers; in 2011, the figure was just 432. "If you look at the...

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Blue Water Wash Comes to Red Deer

A new business is coming to Red Deer. Blue Water Wash, a division of Steve's Livestock Transport (SLT), has announced the construction of their new wash bay facility in Red Deer. Steve's Livestock Transport has been successfully transporting livestock throughout...

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Job Seekers Should Head West

For young Canadians looking to land a good job, the west is where it's at, according to a new report released by the Fraser Institute on Tuesday. The right-leaning think-tank said Alberta and Saskatchewan offer the best opportunities for to 25-to-34 set. Meanwhile,...

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Agri-Trade will have an international flavour

There will be plenty of farm talk at Westerner Park when the Agri-Trade Equipment Expo kicks off on Wednesday. But if you listen carefully, you might also hear Spanish, Turkish and other languages. Red Deer's annual farm show, which runs from Nov. 5 to 8, will again...

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