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Town of Marathon, Ontario

"In it for the long run" By Anna Guy The Town of Marathon, ON, looms larger on the Canadian culture than its size would belie. A rural community of 3,500 in northern Ontario, its landscape is etched in the Canadian psyche from being portrayed in the iconic paintings of the Group of [...]

2020-03-18T00:33:33+00:00

City of Port Coquitlam

By Anna Guy After two years of construction, citizens of the City of Port Coquitlam can celebrate the opening of the highly anticipation Port Coquitlam Community Centre. Slated to be a showpiece of a town already well known as a family and community-centric place, phase 1 of the 205,000-square-foot facility includes two [...]

2019-10-18T00:51:02+00:00

District of Kitimat

Where Business Lives By Anna Guy Built for industry, the District of Kitimat is on the edge of another major economic boom. In 2014, BC Hydro and LNG Canada signed a power agreement to allow for LNG Canada to use clean, renewable electricity from BC Hydro for a portion of the power [...]

2019-10-18T00:46:39+00:00

The Municipality of Weedon

Town Revs up for Huge Cannabis Operation In early 2018, Antonio Bramante of MYM Nutraceuticals Inc. and Yann Lafleur from CannaCannabis were driving through the Eastern Townships in Québec. The companies were preparing to set up shop for a one-and-a-half-million square foot greenhouse, potentially one of the largest greenhouse cultivation projects in [...]

2019-09-07T13:15:41+00:00

Town of Smith Falls

In Good Company How a bet on cannabis production has turned Smiths Falls into the Cannabis Capital of Canada By Anna Guy At first glance Smiths Falls, Ontario, may seem like a quintessential Eastern Ontario town with its United Empire Loyalist history, proximity to the Rideau Canal, and heritage homes that date back to [...]

2019-06-19T14:44:50+00:00

Town of Caledon

Big Business With a Small Town Feel By Anna Guy It’s the largest municipality by area in the GTA and — according to its Mayor—the Town of Caledon has worked hard to balance its exceptional natural beauty even as it celebrates a recent boost in commercial and industrial activity. As part of Peel Region, [...]

2019-01-17T22:50:07+00:00

Capital Region Southwest Water Services Commission

Providing Safe and Clean Drinking Water By Anna Guy Established in 1984, the Capital Region Southwest Water Services Commission (CRSWSC) has grown as a regional co-operation to provide clean, safe drinking water to approximately 65,000 residents of seven member municipalities south of Edmonton, AB, including the City of Leduc, Leduc County, Town of Beaumont, [...]

2019-01-17T22:42:59+00:00

Sturgeon County (100th Anniversary)

  100 Years of Strength   These days, the only thing temperate in Sturgeon County, Alberta, are the grasslands. The county, located north of the City of St. Albert and home to 20,000+ residents, is celebrating a milestone year in 2018—it’s centennial anniversary. Named for the Sturgeon River, First Nation members of the Michel [...]

2018-10-11T15:03:18+00:00

The Town of Atikokan

Open for Business By Rajitha Sivakumaran The town of Atikokan, now 117 years old, was founded as a stop for the Canadian Northern Railway, but few know that this small mining town in Northwestern Ontario played a pivotal role during the Second World War. From 1940 to 1978, there was a significant amount of [...]

2017-03-29T01:30:50+00:00

Leamington, Ontario Canada

Home to sunshine, industry and growth By Rajitha Sivakumaran Click to view Brochure No municipality demonstrates the importance of location better than Leamington, an urban centre that sits along the most southern edge of Ontario, overlooking Lake Erie. Being located in the vicinity of Point Pelee National Park doesn’t just bring in [...]

2016-07-20T19:16:08+00:00