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Municipalities get relief on uncollectable tax

Municipalities collect education property taxes on behalf of the province through their municipal property tax system. Oil and gas facilities are taxed until there is an abandoned status on the records of the Alberta Energy Regulator. Once abandoned, no assessment is prepared. This government says this process can take several years during which the municipality is required to remit education property tax. […]

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Chamber Gala later this month

The Morinville & District Chamber of Commerce will be celebrating seven decades of business and highlighting their 70th anniversary with a formal gala evening Nov. 30 at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre. […]

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New Faces at the AIHA board table

Alberta’s Industrial Heartland Association (AIHA), a cooperative of Lamont County, Strathcona County, Sturgeon County, and the Cities of Edmonton and Fort Saskatchewan that promotes sustainable industrial development in the Heartland region welcomed two new board members last week. The organization also saw the transfer of Chairmanship from the City of Edmonton to the City of Fort Saskatchewan. […]

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Pleasant Homes hosting first Business After Hours event

Local business owners will have the opportunity to mix, mingle and network Nov. 15 at the Business After Dark event. The gathering runs from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Pleasant Homes, the first local business to host the monthly event designed to give an alternative networking opportunity to the monthly Chamber luncheons. […]

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Vaping about to get a little more difficult

A new notification from the Consumer Product Safety Directorate (CPSD), part of Health Canada, has vape stores concerned their business could be severely restricted in what they can sell when Bill S-5, a bill related to e-cigarettes, vaporizers and e-liquids, receives Royal Assent in the next few months. […]