Grande Prairie


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Grande Prairie

(Fr. gräNd prâ'rē`), city (1991 pop. 28,271), W Alta., Canada, NW of Edmonton. It is the chief business center for the Peace River valley farming area. The discovery of oil and natural gas in the region in the late 1970s led to a short boom which dramatically increased the city's population. The Northern Winter Carnival is held in the city annually.
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The 1,000-hectare natural area in the County of Grande Prairie near Beaverlodge has been reclassified as a PRA and expanded by 311 hectares to support future development as an Alberta Parks destination and to protect sensitive ecosystems.
Of all the districts of the region, the most highly touted became that of Lake Saskatoon, some 15 to 25 km west of Grande Prairie.
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BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-December 23, 2016-Allianz Global invests USD400m in Grande Prairie Wind
Included in the portfolio acquired by BHE Renewables are: the Grande Prairie Wind Farm (“Grande Prairie”) in Holt County, Nebraska; the Walnut Ridge Wind Farm (“Walnut Ridge”) in Bureau County, Illinois; and a portfolio of Minnesota solar project developments (“the Solar Portfolio”).
A pair of professional players are teaming up with the Grande Prairie Lacrosse Association as well as the provincial and national governing bodies to promote the sport in First Nation communities.
Shell Canada, a subsidiary of Shell, is acquiring 740 hectares of private land north of Grande Prairie in a venture with the Alberta Conservation Association.
NGTL), is proposing to construct and operate the Grande Prairie Mainline Loop No.
Nevada (US), July 29 (ANI): Construction of a Hindu temple in Grande Prairie County No.
recognizing Forbes' journey to the area 100 years earlier, and proclaiming to residents the legacy of Presbyterian presence in Grande Prairie.
Residents are raising concerns about the future safety of the Grande Prairie area in Alberta, noting the possibility of radioactive waste passing through the city.
Funding from the Airports Capital Assistance Program is intended to improve safety at the Fort Chipewyan, Grande Prairie and High Level airports.
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