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Rural Broadband Project Phase 1 – Commencing April 2023

Construction of Phase 1 of the Shaw Broadband Project is expected to commence early April 2023. This Phase of the project is focused on Durum Drive at Origin Business Park, and will involve directional drilling, pullbox placement and cable placement.  The work will be primarily conducted in road ditches, with minimal traffic disruptions anticipated. The […]

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Water Well Management For Well Owners

Media Release For Immediate Release Water Well Workshop Coming to Wheatland CountyInformative Working Well program helps residents protect their drinking water. Wheatland County, April 19th, 2023 – Did you know a poorly maintained water well can put your water supply at risk? As a landowner, you’re responsible for looking after the water wells on your property. […]

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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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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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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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