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    MD Connection Newsletter - Summer 2019

    The Summer 2019 edition of the MD Connection Newsletter has been published. View the digital version here! Read on...
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    Off Highway Vehicle Bylaw - Feedback

    Council is considering adopting an “Off Highway Vehicle Bylaw” that will allow the use of Off Highway Vehicles on roads operated by the M.D. of Taber. The 3rd reading of the bylaw is planned for the August 13 council meeting. Your feedback is requested.. Read on...
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    Property Tax Notices

    The Municipal District of Taber hereby notifies all MD of Taber property owners that the Property Tax Notices for the taxation year 2019 have been prepared and mailed as of June 28, 2019... Read on...
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    Highway 3 Construction Notice

    Alberta Transportation has started road construction along Highway 3 that will result in road closures and detours. Please obey all signs and personnel when travelling along Highway 3. See full story for dates and details... Read on...
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    MD of Taber - Strategic Plan 2019-2022

    The Strategic Plan for the MD of Taber has been updated to reflect the Mission, Vision and Goals for the next 4 years. Read on...
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    Society of Local Government Manager's Award

    The M.D. of Taber would like to take this opportunity to Congratulate Mr. Derrick Krizsan - Municipal Administrator - on being awarded the Society of Local Government Manager's Award of Excellence! Read on...
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    Job Posting - Water Treatment Utility Operator (temporary)

    We are currently recruiting for a temporary position of Water Treatment Utility Operator. Complete job description and contact information is included in the link Read on...
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    2019 AGM Posters

    If you were unable to attend, or just want a second look, all 2019 AGM posters are available for in digital form. Read on...
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  1. SDA Minutes

    The July 2, 2019 Subdivision & Development Authority minutes have been posted. You can view agendas and minutes at the MD of Taber website. Read on...
  2. SDA Agenda

    The July 15, 2019 Subdivision and Development Authority Agenda has been posted. You can view agendas and minutes at the MD of Taber website. Read on...
  3. Council Agenda

    The July 9, 2019 Regular Meeting of Council Agenda has been posted. You can view agendas and minutes at the MD of Taber website. Read on...
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    Plant Based Proteins and Additives:
    The Future of Agriculture in the M.D. of Taber

    By: Kirk Hughes

    A recent trip to Europe for two members of the M.D. of Taber staff has many wondering what is all the fuss about regarding plant-based proteins?

    Kirk Hughes, Director of Planning & Economic Development and Councillor John Turcato, recently returned from the 11th Protein Innovation Conference held in Lille, France at the end of October. The conference has both global outreach and local focus. Internationally, it put the M.D. on the world stage and allowed for networking and learning opportunities that will benefit our economy. Locally, it highlighted the need to be competitive in the world markets.

    Here in Southern Alberta, the M.D. of Taber spearheads an initiative that hopes to network companies, growers, investors, post secondary educational facilities and make them aware of the huge potential in plant based protein. The association that best represents those interest is the Plant Protein Alliance of Alberta, or PPAA for short. The PPAA is the regional partner with the Protein Industries Canada (PIC), a new organization tasked with encouraging investment in plant protein and ingredient processing across the Prairies. Sitting on that Board of Directors is Councillor Brian Brewin, a long time resident and farmer in the Grassy Lake area. With this local focus, the M.D. of Taber and it’s regional partners, are hoping to bridge the gap in facilitating diverse, profitable and sustainable plant protein processing from Alberta to the world and build our economy.

    Membership in the PPAA is open to any individual, company or entity in one of five categories. The value to local growers, investors and processing companies in joining the PPAA is to help carve out a dominant place for value added crops and promoting a strong future for Alberta products in the future.

    For more information about the PPAA, or to join, please log on to www.ppaa.ca or contact the M.D. of Taber Planning & Development Department at (403) 223-3541.