Leduc County

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Apr 15 / 2016

Feedback needed on draft MDP concepts, policies

Following months of public engagement, Leduc County has drafted its concepts and policies for the Municipal Development Plan update, and is seeking input from residents. The draft concepts and policies are based on comments shared by residents in previous months, including direction on what needs to be preserved, what needs to be changed and what should be improved upon…

Apr 1 / 2016

Leduc County under a fire ban

All areas of Leduc County are under a fire ban, effective April 1 at 10 a.m. until further notice, due to extremely dry conditions, forecasted temperatures and windy conditions. This encompasses all rural and urban properties within the county including those in the hamlets of Buford, Kavanagh, Looma, New Sarepta, Nisku, Rolly View, and Sunnybrook.  It also includes…

Mar 29 / 2016

Changes to federal Employment Insurance needed for Leduc region

Residents unable to obtain improved benefit Following the 2016 federal budget announcement on March 22, Leduc region leaders expressed their disappointment with the exclusion of many municipalities surrounding Edmonton from the improved Employment Insurance (EI) benefits. Communities excluded from the improved EI benefit within the Leduc region include: Leduc County (Nisku…

Mar 21 / 2016

Beaver Hills added to UNESCO's World Network of Biosphere Reserves

The Beaver Hills Initiative and its members are pleased to announce that Beaver Hills joined the UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves on March 21, 2016. Beaver Hills joins a global network of more than 600 sites that are internationally recognized for ensuring ecologically sustainable human and economic development. Beaver Hills joins 16 other Canadian biospheres…