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Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) – Notice of Hearing

The Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC), the independent utilities regulator, will be holding a
hearing to review the applications and submissions received to consider the proposed solar
power plant and electric transmission development applications in Proceeding 27589.

If you feel you may be affected by the connecting transmission facilities, you can provide
your input through a written submission by December 6, 2022.

Interveners’ information requests to the applicants are due on December 19, 2022.

The Commission will host a virtual oral hearing, commencing on March 20, 2023, at 9 a.m.
The virtual oral hearing will be held remotely using a video conferencing platform.

For more information, please read the notice below.

November 2nd Division 7 Town Hall Meeting POSTPONED

November 2 | Hussar Community Hall | 6 PM | POSTPONED November 3 | Dalum Community Hall | 6 PM Due to unsafe weather, today’s Division 7 Town Hall Meeting (November 2) has been POSTPONED. Tomorrow’s Town Hall Meeting (November 3) will remain as scheduled. We will provide an update once the November 2nd Town Hall […]

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Division 7 Town Hall Meetings

November 2 | Hussar Community Hall | 6 PMNovember 3 | Dalum Community Hall | 6 PM Councillor Rick Laursen is hosting a Division 7 town hall meeting at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, November 2, 2022, at the Hussar Community Hall. Additionally, another Division 7 town hall meeting will be hosted at 6:00 pm on Thursday, November […]

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De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited Announces New Aircraft Manufacturing Facility in Wheatland County

WHERE INNOVATION MEETS TRADITION Wheatland County is very excited to share yesterday’s announcement – De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited has announced that the site of its new aircraft manufacturing facility will be in Wheatland County, Alberta! We are proud of this major milestone for both Wheatland County, and the Province of Alberta. Wheatland County […]

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Subdivision and Development Appeal Board Call for Members

Wheatland County is seeking a representative from Division 2 and Division 6 to sit on the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board (SDAB). If you reside outside of these Divisions and still wish to apply, please submit your application for consideration. The SDAB reviews subdivision and development appeals in accordance with the provisions of the Municipal […]

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New Service Station in Origin Business Park

On August 25, 2022, some of Wheatland County Council and other stakeholders gathered to celebrate the grand opening of the new service station in Origin Business park! The now operational service station features Esso, Burger King, Kentucky Fried Chicken, and a convenient store. Additionally, the service station is equipped with bathrooms and showers for commercial […]

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IT’S OFFICIAL! Rural Broadband Project to be completed by summer 2024!

WHEATLAND COUNTY, August 19, 2022 – Wheatland County is excited to announce its partnership with Shaw Communications in bringing broadband connectivity into the County’s West Hwy 1 and Goldfinch Industrial areas! Shaw Communications has officially been awarded Wheatland County’s Rural Broadband contract to bring connectivity into selected areas of Wheatland County. Shaw will provide a […]

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Wheatland County Hydrogen Economy Stakeholder Session – H2 Town Hall

Purpose: Wheatland County is holding an in-person session to discuss the County’s role in the hydrogen economy. Date and Time: August 9, 2022, from 3:00 to 4:30 pm Location: Wheatland County Municipal Offices 242006 Range Road 243 or via webinar Audience: Wheatland County residents, neighbouring municipalities, and other interested parties. Agenda: 5 min – Opening remarks and introduction […]

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CGC Announces $210 Million Investment to Build Wallboard Plant in Wheatland County

Wheatland County hosted a very exciting announcement on July 28, 2022, at the Carseland Fire Hall – CGC Inc., the Canadian division of USG Corporation, announced plans to build a new, state-of-the-art wallboard manufacturing plant in Wheatland County, Alta. This CAD 210 million investment is the result of close collaboration between Wheatland County, CGC, the Government of Alberta […]

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