Town of Bow Island

November 29, 2022

Region’s largest proposed solar play gets approval

In the blink of an eye, or in 138 years, rail has entered Alberta and become critical to the logistics network. Let’s an understanding of the industry, the costs, types of railroads, and participants before focusing on short line rail and discuss specific considerations and opportunities.
October 4, 2021

PEP Joins Southern Alberta Alternative Energy Partnership

It is with great sadness that long-time PEP board member and executive committee member, Jim Turner, has passed away.
December 16, 2020

Start Your Distillery in Bow Island

A Bow Island-based distillery has easy access to Calgary's 1.3 million population, Lethbridge's 93,000 population, and Medicine Hat's 63,000 population. Bow Island is in the heart of Canada's best agricultural growing region, surrounded by high-quality crops, irrigation, and a well-populated regional market. Add in a highly motivated, entrepreneurial population rooted in agricultural production and Bow Island has all the ingredients to open a successful distillery. Rural distilleries are popping up across the province, proving remoteness is not a restricting factor.
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