Rural ‘bonding’ studied February 26, 2011

Research into bonds that would give rural Albertans the opportunity to invest in their community has become a classroom project for University of Alberta students. And the study is underway in Olds.
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Olds College announces Canadian Institute for Rural Entrepreneurship December 16, 2010

Providing significant educational and career development opportunities in a niche that is essentially untapped, Olds College announced the creation of the Canadian Institute for Rural Entrepreneurship (CIRE).
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CAEP Honours Town of Olds/OICRD with Partnership Awards December 15, 2010

The Central Alberta Economic Partnership’s annual awards ceremony recognizes success and rewards the efforts made towards enhancing economic development, fostering collaboration, and sustaining prosperity across the central Alberta region.

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Olds leads pack as region cleans up at CAEP awards December 10, 2010

Olds was the big winner last week at the Central Alberta Economic Partnership awards celebration that also saw Didsbury, Innisfail and other communities in the region singled out for excellence.
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Olds’ power offer covers Fortis area December 5, 2010

The Olds Institute’s offer of cheaper electricity is available to customers anywhere in the FortisAlberta service area, officials have confirmed.
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Town, partners win several CAEP awards December 1, 2010

The Town of Olds and various partners were recognized in four separate categories last week during a Central Alberta Economic Partnership awards ceremony in Red Deer.
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Cheaper electricity lauded November 27, 2010

Average residential consumers could expect to pay about $10 less each month on their electricity bills if they sign up with Mountain View Power, an official from the Olds Institute told town council’s policies and priorities committee in November.
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Evangelizing Technology to Create a Culture of Use in Olds November 26, 2010

The Olds Connected Community Committee, a non-profit group of community leaders in Olds, Alberta who promote the use of technology for business and residents in the Central Alberta town of 7,200 people, is proud to welcome Dean Owen as the Communications Coordinator for the project beginning on November 1, 2010.
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MPC approves tower October 26, 2010

As reported in the Olds Albertan, the Municipal Planning Commission approved an application by the Olds Institute to place an 18-metre tower, building and four satellite dishes at 5205 – 53 Street.
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Olds Oral History Project September 27, 2010

Thanks to the gracious donation from the Olds Elks Lodge, the Olds Historical Society-Mountain View Museum is now prepared to formally launch the Olds Oral History Project, an ongoing project with the lofty aims of collecting “everybody’s” Olds story.
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