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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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    Grand Opening - Prairie Gold

    The Vauxhall and District Regional Water Services Commission and Prairie Gold Produce have recently completed a major water supply project and are celebrating with a grand opening June 10, 2019, 1:00pm- 3:00pm Read on...
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    MD of Taber - Surplus Equipment

    The MD of Taber is offering Surplus Equipment for Bid. Please download the bid form for the list of equipment and instructions for the bidding process. Read on...
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    Transfer Stations - May Holiday Schedule

    MD Transfer stations will be open May 18, 2019 10am - 4pm, but will be closed Monday May 20, 2019, Victoria Day. Regular hours of operation resume Wednesday May 22, 2019 Read on...
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    The Renuwell Project - Open Houses

    The Renuwell Project invites you to a series of open houses. We want to hear your thoughts on opportunities to shift abandoned oil and gas leases to small-scale solar. Read on...
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    New May 8, 2019 Development Permits are available!

    New Development Permits are available for your viewing. 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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    Alberta Surface Rights Board - Workshop

    The MD of Taber is hosting a workshop to assist landowners with the rental recovery process. This session will provide you the knowledge and materials to apply to the Alberta Surface Rights Board for unpaid surface rentals. Read on...
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  1. Council Minutes

    The April 30, 2019 Council Minutes have been posted. You can view agendas and minutes at: www.mdtaber.ab.ca/governance Read on...
  2. Council Agenda

    The May 14, 2019 Council Agenda has been posted. You can view agendas and minutes at: www.mdtaber.ab.ca/governance Read on...
  3. ASB Agenda

    The May 6, 2019 Agricultural Service Board Agenda has been posted. You can view agendas and minutes at: www.mdtaber.ab.ca/governance 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.