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The Voice: May 9th, 2022

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Your Weekly Tune Up Towne Square operations planning underway The Public Services Division is preparing for activation and operation now that the development work is complete at Towne Square downtown. The City will look for innovative and creative ideas for Towne Square which complement the downtown community and help drive foot traffic. While the plans…

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The Voice: May 2nd, 2022

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Your Weekly Tune Up Eligible businesses to write off up to $1.5 million in qualifying investments In the 2022 federal budget tabled April 7, the federal government confirmed the expansion of the temporary immediate expensing measure, allowing eligible businesses to write off up to $1.5 million in qualifying investments in the first eligible year rather…

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The Voice: April 25th, 2022

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Your Weekly Tune Up Cypress County Strategic Plan  Forged through a series of meetings early in 2022, Cypress County’s strategic plan endeavours to achieve council’s vision of what the county aims to do in the next decade and beyond. The County has identified 6 strategic priority areas including: Regional Leadership Balance Financial Strategy Growth and…

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The Voice: April 18th, 2022

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Your Weekly Tune Up Plan Ahead for the Construction Season To help inform residents of upcoming, in-progress and completed construction projects, city staff have relaunched the interactive project map ahead of the 2022 construction season. The Geographic Information Systems (GIS) map includes major construction projects taking place in parks, with utilities and on roadways over…

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The Voice: April 11th, 2022

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Your Weekly Tune Up Federal budget 2022 The federal government presented its 2022 budget on April 7. Some highlights identified by the Canadian Chamber include: The gradual phase out of the small business tax rate when taxable capital reaches $50 million instead of $15 million. Investments in the critical minerals industry to support the full…

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The Voice: April 4th, 2022

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Your Weekly Tune Up Drivers save the 13-cent provincial fuel tax Alberta’s government is no longer collecting the provincial fuel tax while oil prices are high. With the corresponding reduction in GST, this amounts to total savings of about $6.80 per tank for a compact car (50 litres), $7.21 for a small SUV (53 litres),…

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The Voice: March 28th, 2022

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Your Weekly Tune Up Changes to Immigration Streams The Alberta Advantage Immigration Program (AAIP), formerly the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program, has two new immigration streams: 1. The Rural Entrepreneur Stream allows the Government of Alberta to nominate qualified and capable immigrant entrepreneurs who intend on supporting the economic growth and revitalization of rural Alberta communities…

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The Voice: March 21st, 2022

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Your Weekly Tune Up Government of Canada will remove pre-entry test requirement for fully vaccinated travellers on April 1 The Government of Canada announced that effective April 1, 2022 at 12:01 AM EDT, fully vaccinated travellers will no longer need to provide a pre-entry COVID-19 test result to enter Canada by air, land or water.…

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The Voice: March 14th, 2022

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Your Weekly Tune Up Fuel and utility relief Alberta’s government will stop the collection of the provincial fuel tax to offer Albertans relief from current high fuel prices. Currently, Albertans pay 13 cents per litre in fuel tax. This change will come into effect April 1. The federal carbon tax rate on gasoline is set…

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The Voice: March 7th, 2022

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Your Weekly Tune Up Supporting Ukraine We wanted to take a minute to acknowledge the devastating events in Ukraine. Canada is home to more than 1 million Ukrainians and the third largest population of Ukrainians outside of Ukraine and Russia.  In 1991, Canada became the first western country to recognize Ukraine’s independence. We recognize that…

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