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New brand, ‘rooted in people,’ showcases High River’s strengths

The Town of High River’s new branding narrative was presented to council at the Monday, Feb. 13 council meeting. The selected concept, “rooted in people” will be used as the foundation to shape the town’s marketing and communication efforts over the next several years. The concept was developed by Anstice Communications after several months of...

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New bylaw modernizes municipal election process

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT Monday, March 13, 2017 HIGH RIVER, AB: At the March 13 regular meeting of Council, a new municipal election bylaw was passed that clarifies the rules for Town elections in accordance with the Local Authorities Election Act. Bylaw 4514/2017 also rescinds 56 outdated bylaws that are now incorporated into the new Bylaw....

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Capital improvements to begin at the recreation complex

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, March 7, 2017 HIGH RIVER, AB: The 2017 capital budget was approved by Council in early January and allocated $1 million to parks and recreation maintenance and upgrades. These upgrades will begin with the aquatics facility which will be temporarily closed from April 11 to July 2 (reopening July 3). “This...

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Foothills Community Counselling program now open

High River Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) is now offering a new Foothills Community Counselling program (FCC) based on a sliding fee scale. “The program offers affordable counselling services for adults, children and youth and includes individual, family and couple’s counselling,” says Toby Malloy, lead counsellor for FCC. Counselling with Malloy and other trained...

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What makes a town great? Well, it starts with a great brand

Submitted by the Economic Development Department and Anstice Communications The Town of High River will be holding a branding public engagement session in the coming weeks. The purpose will be to discuss a revitalized brand to help tell High River’s story and attract new residents, investors and tourists to our amazing town. We will be looking...

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Town appoints three local volunteers to lead High River’s Canada 150 celebrations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Monday, Feb. 13, 2017 HIGH RIVER, AB: At the Feb. 13 regular meeting of Council, three High River residents, Courtney Berlinguette, Tammy Beach, and Duncan Scott were named as the Town’s volunteer community leaders for Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation. “We have chosen these three amazing volunteers to represent High River at...

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Council passes streamlined business license bylaw

For immediate release Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017 A new streamlined business license and rate bylaw was passed by council at the Monday, Jan. 23 regular meeting. The new bylaw looks at ways to make it easier to conduct business in High River, for both residents and non-residents, by simplifying and improving the business licensing process....