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Local Businesses Seek Trade Opportunities in Missouri

A delegation of five companies from Central Alberta visited Missouri alongside Central Alberta: Access Prosperity. Over the course of five days, the delegation visited nine Missouri cities and towns, met with 12 businesses, conducted numerous site visits and toured...

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Alberta Most Small Business Friendly Tax Regime

Alberta has the most small business friendly tax regime of any province in the country, says a report released Wednesday by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business. The second edition of the report, entitled Ranking Provincial Tax Systems in Canada: 2013 Small...

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Red Deer College Named a Top Provincial Innovator

Red Deer College has landed on a list naming the province's top innovative organizations. Recently, RDC made the cut as one of Alberta's Most Innovative Companies for the state-of-the-art Centre for Innovation in Manufacturing which opened in 2008. The recognition...

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Foreign Delegation Visits Region

Climate aside, Central Alberta has much in common with Arizona and Australia. Some of those similarities were highlighted on Wednesday and Thursday, when Central Alberta: Access Prosperity hosted visitors from both warm-weather jurisdictions. Michael Carroll,...

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Chinese Firms Visit Region

A pair of Chinese companies are eyeing Central Alberta as a possible site for petrochemical projects. Matthew Cornall, an investment attraction officer with Central Alberta: Access Prosperity (CA:AP), said each of the privately owned companies has sent a delegation to...

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Access Prosperity Congratulates Two Local Businesses

Access Prosperity attended Alberta Oil Magazine's 2013 100 & Energy Service 50 Luncheon in Calgary on May 30. The luncheon recognized the top 100 Canadian Public Oil and Gas Producers by revenue and the Top 50 Energy Service Companies by revenue. The lists are...

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Central Alberta’s Door Opens to the World

Central Alberta laid out an international welcome mat on Monday. About a dozen members of the Calgary Consular Corps visited the region at the invitation of Central Alberta: Access Prosperity. They toured oilfield equipment manufacturer Crimtech Services Ltd. in...

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