Public Relations Category

Edmonton, Leduc County and City of Leduc partner to help EIA reach economic potential

Today, the City of Edmonton, Leduc County, the City of Leduc and the Edmonton International Airport (EIA) each signed the Inter-Jurisdiction Cooperation Accord to form a new partnership aimed at helping the EIA reach its full potential as a key economic driver bringing benefits to the entire Edmonton metropolitan region and all of Alberta. In […]

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Edmonton and Leduc County reach agreement on annexation

The City of Edmonton and Leduc County have reached an agreement on the city’s application to annex lands in the county, proposed to take effect on Jan. 1, 2019. The Annexation Agreement, signed this morning at Edmonton International Airport (EIA), details an uncontested annexation area of 6,235 hectares (15,400 acres) of land west of the […]

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Leduc County co-hosts big rig rescue training

Firefighters from across Western Canada are in Leduc County this weekend learning life-saving skills at the 2017 Big Rig HOT (hands-on training) Symposium. Leduc County Fire Services and the Alberta Vehicle Extrication Association are hosting the 10th annual training event from June 22 to 24 to provide more than 90 firefighters from more than a […]

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Edmontonians invited to celebrate Menstrual Hygiene Day

The Red Elephant hosts free film screening, panel discussion Edmonton-based charity The Red Elephant is shining the light on menstrual hygiene this Sunday, May 28 for Menstrual Hygiene Day. The charity is hosting Menstruation Matters, a free event featuring a panel discussion and screening of the film Menstruation Man, which tells the story of a […]

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Traffic safety the focus for May long weekend operations

Leduc County peace officers kicked off the summer season with a series of proactive enforcement operations over the Victoria Day long weekend. Over the four-day period from May 19 to May 22, peace officers travelled 5,580 kilometres and issued a total of 97 charges and 34 warnings for speeding, seat belt infractions and intersection safety violations. […]

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Leduc Transit expanding further into Leduc County

Leduc region commuters will see expanded service on May 1, when a number of Leduc Transit improvements take effect. The most notable of these changes is the extension of Route 1, which transports commuters from Leduc to Edmonton, with stops in Nisku. This route will now serve more residents and businesses by travelling further north […]

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Warmer weather nets reminder to follow speed limits

Leduc County Enforcement Services charged two drivers with excessive speeding over warm-weather weekend. “With weather warming up, motorists may feel more confident in their driving due to seemingly improved road conditions,” says Clarence Nelson, director of Enforcement Services. “Motorists must exercise caution while behind the wheel and must abide by posted speed limits to ensure […]

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Leduc County now managing fire service in Calmar Fire District

Leduc County is ringing in the new year with a borderless fire service in the Calmar Fire District. The borderless fire service, which is managed and operated by Leduc County, became effective Jan. 1, 2017; fire service in the district was previously provided by the Town of Calmar. “Leduc County will build off the great work […]

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Edmonton and Leduc County agree on future growth

The City of Edmonton and Leduc County have agreed to a collaborative approach for addressing future growth needs, which includes a smaller proposed annexation area for the City of Edmonton. As part of the new Framework for Agreement, the City of Edmonton and Leduc County have agreed to the following: the City of Edmonton amend […]

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Leduc County responds to annexation decision

The Government of Alberta, by way of an Order in Council dated Nov. 22, 2016, approved the Town of Beaumont’s annexation of 21-quarter sections of land. “While this annexation has minimal growth and financial implications to Leduc County, we are disappointed in the outcome,” says Mayor John Whaley. “We believe greater emphasis should have been […]

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