District of Lake Country

By Dave Carpenter With three large water bodies within its boundaries: Okanagan Lake, Wood Lake and Kalamalka Lake, it’s no surprise where the District of Lake Country got its name. At the north end of Kelowna, the District of Lake Country has a lot going for it right out of the gates: [...]


Town of Lumsden & Wastewater Treatment Facility Project

New Wastewater Treatment Facility Opens Town To Growth By Tina Costanza The Town of Lumsden, Saskatchewan, will no longer be forced to restrict its population growth, now that a new wastewater treatment facility is replacing an aging sewage lagoon system that’s unable to expand. The new facility, which could meet the needs [...]


City of Abbotsford’s 25th Anniversary

Growth Continues For Abbotsford's 25th Anniversary By Tina Costanza The City of Abbotsford, British Columbia, has a lot to celebrate for its 25th anniversary this year. In the quarter of a century since the amalgamation of the districts of Matsqui and Abbotsford to form the City of Abbotsford, the latter has experienced [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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, [...]


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, [...]

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