Village of Foremost

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

Western Canada’s best location for your next pulse processing facility

Over 600,000 acres of pulses are grown in Alberta’s Palliser region. Shovel-ready land provides rail access, utilities, and skilled labour. With an abundance of crops and rail-ready communities, the Palliser region is Western Canada’s vest location for your next pulse processing facility.
November 18, 2022

The Power of Short Line Rail

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 17, 2020

Palliser Economic Partnership wins Award of Excellence for Business Retention and Expansion

The Economic Developers Alberta (EDA) awarded its 2020 Business Retention and Expansion Award of Excellence (Large Community) to Palliser Economic Partnership for its role in developing the Len Mitzel Logistics Park, in the Village of Foremost. The awards were announced during the EDA’s virtual conference on November 25 and 26, recognizing the efforts of Palliser Economic Partnership and the Village of Foremost to develop the logistics park, which serves as a laydown yard for major wind energy projects, and agrifood processing.
December 16, 2020

Start Your Distillery in Foremost

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