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Posted on: March 19, 2019

City Council holds second Dirt to Door Breakfast

Dirt to Door 2019

Last Thursday, City Council hosted the second annual Dirt to Door Development Industry Breakfast. During that breakfast, Mayor Marshall Chalmers addressed the group with updates on how the City has been working to improve the development process ...

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

City acts to spur needed non-residential development and housing for seniors

Economic Incentive Program

When you come into Chestermere, most drivers quickly notice a few empty lots that have been vacant for a number of years; a contrast to the bustle of the other strip malls and commercial buildings.

“We are a growing and thriving community,” says Mayor Mars...

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Economic Development
Posted on: January 23, 2019

Taxi Bylaw Changes

Taxi Bylaw revisions

The City is looking at changing the licensing structure for taxi and ride-share companies. Each driver would be required to apply for a business licence to pick-up passengers.Give your opinion on this issue by clicking here from January 17-31.

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Economic Development
Posted on: January 11, 2019

RCMP Provide Tips on Avoiding ATM Theft

ATM theft

A group of individuals have been targeting ATM machines in businesses, banks, and public facilities for theft. Typically these individuals will break into a business, sports arena, hall, or bank where an ATM is clearly visible or close to a doorway. Chain...

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Economic Development
Posted on: January 4, 2019

Todd Hirsch's Economic Forecast for Alberta in 2019

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Todd Hirsch is Chief Economist for ATB Financial. He holds a BA Honours in Economics from the University of Alberta and an MA in Economics from the University of Calgary. For over 20 years he’s worked as an economist at Canadian Pacific Railway,...

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Posted on: January 3, 2019

15th Annual Chinook Entrepreneur Challenge

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Community Futures Wild Rose is pleased to be partnered in the Chinook Entrepreneur Challenge for 2019. The Chinook Entrepreneur Challenge is an opportunity for businesses to develop a business plan for their new or existing business and is FREE for those ...

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Posted on: January 2, 2019

It's Resolution Time! Out With The Old and In With The New

We're cleaning up our business directory. We know the information is diluted with outdated information. To fix this we are starting from scratch. Yes, you read that correctly. Scratch. We're deleting all listings. 

We want to help drive business t...

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Economic Development
Posted on: December 11, 2018

New Online tool to attract site selectors and support local business

New Webpage

Chestermere’s Economic Development department has implemented a new online tool to facilitate simplification of navigation, information gathering and for potential site selectors.

Targeting new entrepreneurs and new investment, the self-navigated...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

2018 Annual's Mayor's Breakfast

Mayor Chalmers No Background

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS.

$20 Chamber members / $25 for Non-Chamber members.

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Economic Development
Posted on: November 16, 2018

Feature your business in the Anchor for FREE - Discover TIX

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Small businesses and the people who run them are at the heart of a growing community! The City of Chestermere in partnership with the Chestermere Chamber of Commerce and the Anchor want to help you, Discover TIX.

Every week for 25 weeks (November 21, 2018-...

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Economic Development
Posted on: October 26, 2018

You Have a Business Idea......What's Next

Strathmore Entrepreneur Centre

Have an Idea for a new business? Check out these sessions being offered by the Strathmore Entrepreneur Centre.These sessions are ideal for those who have been toying with an idea but aren’t sure what to do next, or those who have started and want to see i...

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Economic Development
Posted on: August 30, 2018

Public Hearing for Cannabis-Related Land Use Bylaw Amendment

Excerpt from The Chestermere Anchor City News | August 30, 2018 | Page 9

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Economic Development
Posted on: August 17, 2018

You too can be Mighty Neighbourly

Looking for unique ways to promote your business and extend your services to new customers? Mighty Neighbourly can help. 

This local, volunteer run, modern day Welcome Wagon delivers a crate full of donated goodies, gifts, coupons and information ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: August 15, 2018

Non-perishable creates trifecta

Purchasing one non-perishable food item accomplishes three things.....

  1. Support your local grocer
  2. Help Chestermere Food Bank
  3. Engage with community enforcement and emergency services

EVERYONE WINS!

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Economic Development
Posted on: July 30, 2018

Business Speed Networking Event

SPEED NETWORKING

A fun and unique way to meet prospective clients in a matter of minutes!

August 23, 2018

Township 24

210, 100 Rainbow Road

Chestermere, AB

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Seating is limited to 35 people. Chamber members receive first right of refusal.

Chamber ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: June 28, 2018

Chestermere Chamber of Commerce Publishes First Newsletter

The Chestermere Chamber of Commerce just published their first news letter. Click here to give it a read...

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Economic Development
Posted on: May 22, 2018

Alberta Youth Entrepreneurship Camp 2018

If you have (or know of) youth ages 13-15 with an entrepreneurial spirit this is a must attend camp. Application deadline is May 31, 2017. Register on-line at www.ayec.ca.

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Economic Development
Posted on: April 16, 2018

Get Involved: Cannabis Legalization

Last year, a bill to legalize recreational cannabis was introduced by the Government of Canada.

Over the next several months, the City of Chestermere will be updating its bylaws and policies to prepare for legalization. 

Before we draft the regulat...

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Economic Development
Posted on: March 28, 2018

Turnkey Business available in the Heart of Chestermere

6,083 sq. ft. of prime real estate located in Chestermere Towne Square is available for immediate possession. This recently renovated, 150 person capacity restaurant  is complete with main dining room, private rooms for large groups, kitchen equi...

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Economic Development
Posted on: September 25, 2017

City to sell three more acres in Webster Industrial Park

Chestermere, AB – On September 18, Chestermere’s City Council accepted a Letter of Intent for a company to purchase three (3) acres in the City’s new development: Webster Industrial Park.

“While the details of the tr...

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Economic Development
Posted on: September 6, 2017

Colliers International partners with Chestermere to bring light industrial development

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Over the past few years, City officials have been pursuing an aggressive economic development strategy to bring more jobs and businesses to Chestermere. Eager to accelerate business attraction in the City’s brand new light industrial business park, the co...

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

City to begin marketing lots in Light Industrial Park

At the March 20 meeting, Council directed Administration to hire a Real Estate Broker to assist with the upcoming marketing and sales of the lots in the Light Industrial Park.

“Over the past year and a half, we have had 18 qualified leads express serious i...

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Economic Development
Posted on: May 26, 2017

Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) approves new AltaLink substation in Chestermere

The City of Chestermere learned today that the Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) has approved AltaLink’s proposed substation location in the far southeast area of Chestermere.

“We are very pleased with this announcement,” said Jean-Marc Lacasse, Chesterme...

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Economic Development
Posted on: November 18, 2016

City of Chestermere supports AltaLink’s proposed substation location

The City of Chestermere has applied to the Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) to speak in support of AltaLink’s proposed substation location in the far southeast area of Chestermere.“AltaLink’s substation and preferred location in Chestermere’s future lig...

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Economic Development
Posted on: September 9, 2015

City purchases land to increase development of non-residential tax base

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Earlier this spring, the City of Chestermere purchased 101 acres of land in the southeast area of the City for the purpose of increasing the development of non-residential offerings within the City’s borders. 

“Chestermere resi...

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