GRANDE PRAIRIE HOUSING STARTS DOWN 40 PER CENT FROM SLOW 2017

Housing starts in the City of Grande Prairie saw a small uptick last month, but nothing near what’s need to get back to last year’s pace. The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation says construction started on five new single family homes and three multi-unit buildings in March, up from four and two respectively in the same month of 2017.

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TOURISM, TRANSPORTATION AND CANNABIS FACILITY FUNDING ANNOUNCED

The province has announced nearly $4 million in funding for 62 different projects around Alberta, including three for the Grande Prairie area. Economic Development and Trade Minister Deron Bilous was in Grande Prairie Monday to make the funding announcement as well as to attend an event hosted by the Grande Prairie Chamber of Commerce.

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