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Wheatland County unveils its Community Profile

Media Release

COUNTY, AB (October 1, 2020) – Wheatland County has produced another element in
its strategy to promote its story, local businesses, and the region, for
investment attraction and to welcome new residents to the region. The Community
Profile and its companion editions will assist in giving a comprehensive
overview of Wheatland County and the area. The companion editions are subject-specific
portions of the Community Profile and are designed for specific uses.

“The Building
of Wheatland County” provides an overview of the history of the region and a
brief synopsis of the communities within Wheatland County. “Investing in
Wheatland County” provides an overview of statistical data, development fees,
and business support programs and services. “Living in Wheatland County” is a
snapshot of regional quality of life assets, comparative tax rates in the
broader region, utilities, support programs, and service information. The
companion editions’ content makes up the full Community profile.

“The Community
Profile is a foundational component of our economic development toolkit,” states
General Manager of Community and Development Services Matthew Boscariol. “It
provides core welcome information for investment, new residents, and visitors
to the region. It is a living document and will be continually refined with the
most up-to-date data and information over time. It is a milestone for the newly
developed Economic Development Division, and it’s compiled content gives the WC
brand, launched late last year, the teeth to show Wheatland is ready to welcome
business and new residents.”

The Community
Profile and companion editions are available for download at both www.wheatlandcounty.ca and www.infinitewc.ca.

About the WC

The WC is the
tactical brand for the Community and Development Services department within Wheatland
County. The department is comprised of the Community Services, Economic
Development, Planning and Development, Protective Services, and Fire and Emergency
Services divisions. The WC brand statement “infinite landscapes, infinite
possibilities” highlights Wheatland County’s location and the unlimited
potential as a community.
#infinitewc | www.infinitewc.ca.

About Wheatland County

Wheatland County has a population of 8,788 residents. Our proud heritage of independence and hard work shows in our farms and ranches – and our pride in the past is still evident. Our work ethic and dedicated stewardship of the land, once primarily agricultural, is now our strength as we look forward to the future. Continuing growth and development in agribusiness, oil and gas, and manufacturing will add a vibrant entrepreneurial outlook.


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