Leduc County

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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…

Mar 1 / 2016

Winter photo contest winners announced

Leduc County is pleased to award two amateur photographers for their submissions for the winter edition of Leduc County’s Municipal Development Plan (MDP) update photo contest. Leduc County resident Jeff Janisse received 320 votes from the public – the most of the seven photos submitted – for his photo “Beautiful Alberta country sunset.” In the youth category,…

Feb 9 / 2016

Leduc County moves forward with Agriculture strategy

Following months of public engagement and research, Leduc County will move forward with drafting the agriculture strategy based on the following vision and principles: Vision Leduc County:  A proud agriculture history—committed to an exciting and resilient agri-food future.   Principles 1. Formally recognize agriculture’s important role in Leduc County. 2. Recognize…