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Jun 28 / 2019

Leduc County receives federal economic diversification grant

This morning the Government of Canada announced that Leduc County will receive $428,750 in grant funding from Western Economic Diversification Canada to help mitigate the economic impact of the phase-out of coal-fired electricity. The transition away from coal, mandated by the federal government, will have significant implications for the financial sustainability of…

Jun 27 / 2019

Leduc County council adopts new Municipal Development Plan

Leduc County council adopted a new Municipal Development Plan (MDP) at its regular council meeting on Tuesday afternoon. The new MDP, which replaces the existing plan adopted in 1999, will guide growth and development in the county for the next 30 years. The county consulted with residents and other stakeholders, who shared their thoughts and ideas for Leduc County’s…

Jun 14 / 2019

Increased transit use suggests Edmonton airport economy taking flight

Ridership has doubled between airport, surrounding businesses and municipalities Ridership has more than doubled on transit routes moving people to new jobs around the airport, thanks to growing demand from businesses in the area and continued collaboration to ensure the transit system meets the needs of passengers. “By cooperating with our partners in the City of Leduc,…

Jun 7 / 2019

Fire restriction lifted for Leduc County

Effective immediately, Leduc County is no longer under a fire restriction. A fire restriction was previously issued on May 29, 2019 due to dry conditions and high winds. Leduc County fire guardians are once again permitted to issue fire permits, and all previously-suspended fire permits are now valid. Residents who wish to burn an open fire must first obtain a free fire…