Twenty-eight banners will be on permanent display along Memorial Way in the town of Olds to honour the contribution and dedication of the Canadian Armed Forces, RCMP, the Olds Fire Department, AHS Emergency Medical Services, the Community Peace Officers as well as Olds Search & Rescue.
The Town of Olds held the official unveiling of the newly named significant thoroughfare in the community on Wednesday, November 1st.
Memorial Way starts at the intersection of 54th Street & 57th Avenue by Deer Meadow School continuing to 46th Avenue & Highway 27 by the Town of Olds Emergency Services Building.
Executive Member of the Olds Royal Canadian Legion Keith Baxter brought up the idea to have a street named Memorial Way in the Town of Olds.
Baxter says seeing a street named Memorial Way will serve as a reminder to everyone
Along with renaming this road, the Town of Olds launched a commemorative banner project in partnership with the Olds Royal Canadian Legion.
Councillor Mary-Anne Overwater brought up the idea of the banners.
Overwater says many people made Memorial Way possible.
A total of twenty-eight banners will be on permanent display following the official Memorial Way street dedication.
According to Calgary Economic Development, the leading investment corridor for agri-food in Canada will be established this week. A special event is planned for 1:30 until 2:30pm on Wednesday, January 17th for Calgary Economic Development and Olds College to sign the memorandum of understanding (MOU) to create the Calgary-Olds Smart Agri-Food Corridor.
The winners of Alberta Farm Animal Care's 2018 awards of distinction will be honoured on March 15th at the Livestock Care Conference in the town of Olds. Among the past winners are the Calgary Stampede and Red Deer County. The deadline to submit nominations is February 15th.
Mountain View County council has heard a presentation regarding the development of the Rosebud Business Park. It is located in the northeast corner of Didsbury overpass at the intersection of Highway 2 and Highway 582. A delegation from Magna Engineering Services made a presentation to develop the Rosebud Business Park during the Policies & Priorities committee meeting on Wednesday, January 3rd.
The 2016 census shows a population of 4,077 residents in Carstairs, but Mayor Colby expects that to be around 4,600 now because of the town's continued growth. He and council are hoping they will hear some good news back from Chinook's Edge School Division to expand the elementary school. As for the 2018 budget, council is in the reviewing process. Colby says they are not looking at any increases at this point and the budget should be finalized shortly.