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GRINCHY FUN OilPatch back to life... AMEC Foster Wheeler with highway 748. were presented for p o s s i b i l i t y o f a n structure plans and for
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d e v e l o p m e n t
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see page 23-27
Approximately 40
possibilities could have
While both the East
council's consideration
people including several
see page 9
reported the results of their
within the next 20 years.
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connecting range road 165 designed to gauge public factors will be CN's adequate for the current The train schedule and
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“What we're trying to
see pages 23-27 COUNTY trying to give council a SEE STORY PAGE 15
sense of 'how does that
change' as development
Reviews continues to grow,” said
increased transportation planning
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Newman and Abbany
GRINCHY community warned council that to
organizations
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see page 3 development without a
connection at range road
165 and highway 748
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