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Optimism Growing As Altona And Rhineland Show Signs Of Economic Recovery

 

June 22/2020

Thanks to strong local support, Harris says the local foodservice industry has done fairly well during the pandemic, noting most continue with take-out and delivery while others have added delivery to their service menu and plan to continue with that option moving forward.

Rhineland Inks Deal To Bring Municipal-Wide Internet Access

 

April 7/2020

Ratepayers across the Municipality of Rhineland can look forward to fast and secure Internet service in the near future.

SEED Group Spearheads New Tax Incentive Program

 

October 3/2019

Both municipalities have approved bylaws that will waive municipal taxes for three years for businesses erecting a new commercial or industrial building, or large-scale addition/expansion. The communities of Plum Coulee, Gretna and Rosenfeld are also included in this program.

Immigration Pilot Program Taking Shape

 

September 25/2019

Harris said members of IRCC were able to also provide details about the pilot and explain the structure of the program, which has been a big help to the local immigration group in developing criteria for the pilot.

Local Communities Selected For Federal Immigration Pilot

June 14/2019

The federal government announced on Thursday the Gretna-Rhineland-Altona-Plum Coulee district has been selected as one of 11 communities across the country for the program.

Continued Growth Of Friesens Corp. Yields More Jobs

 

May 23/2019

"The plants have been very full," said CEO Chad Friesen. "We've been hitting some records with the number of press impressions that we've made, the number of books that we've made. It's just been all around a very, very strong start to the year for 2019," Friesen said, adding that revenue numbers are up 18 percent.

Major Renovation Planned For Altona Co-op Food Store

April 23/2019

The store will almost double in size going from 14,000 square feet to about 25,000 square feet.

A continued increase in sales over the past number of years prompted the decision to expand the store, according to Iverson.

 

Altona-Area Oat Milling Company Expanding

 

December 18/2018

An oat milling facility near Altona, MB is undergoing a significant expansion. Ryan Penner is CEO of Buffalo Creek Mills. "We're very excited to have our unloading facility improved," he commented. 

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