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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.

Altona Mall blooms, again

 

May 3/2019

This weekend, the renovated facility is officially full again with 32 tenants. The last major tenant opened Friday, Great Canadian Dollar Store, in a large 10,000 square foot space.

 

 

 

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.

Major Renovation Planned For Altona Co-op Food Store

 

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.