North West Refinery a boon for Fort

FORT SASKATCHEWAN – All is good in the Industrial Heartland following a recent announcement that Sturgeon County’s Northwest Upgrader has been given the go-ahead.

The $5.7-billion bitumen refinery is drawing attention from around the Heartland, starting with Fort Saskatchewan.

Last week saw Mayor Gale Katchur receive a message from Doug Bertsch, vice-president of regulatory affairs with the North West Redwater Partnership, which is heading the upgrader project.

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