Village of Empress

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.
November 18, 2022

Start your Distillery in Southeast Alberta

Alberta’s craft spirits sector is poised for explosive growth as consumers seek small-scale, locally-produced products. Alberta’s Palliser region is home to some of the best ingredients in the world, with excellent market access into Alberta’s major cities. Experienced distillers in Alberta and British Columbia are seeking new places to make their spirits.
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 Empress

An Empress-based distillery has easy access to Calgary's 1.3 million population via Highway 555 and 544, as well as Medicine Hat via Highway 41. Empress is in the heart of Canada's best agricultural growing region. Rural distilleries are popping up across the province, proving remoteness is not a restricting factor.
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