Lakeland College Offers 2nd Class Power Engineering

Energy students will be able to expand their career opportunities with Lakeland College’s new 2nd class power engineering certificate program. Starting this Fall, Lakeland will offer this nine-month face-to-face program at the Lloydminster campus. Graduates will be able to challenge all six 2nd class papers administered by the Alberta Boilers Safety Authority (ABSA). They’ll also […]


2017 Local to Global Forum a Success

The EATC 2017 Local to Global Forum, held on March 1 to 3, 2017 in Camrose, Alberta was a huge success. We want to extend our thanks to all the organizers, delegates and guest speakers  who participated in this event. Guest Presentations and Media Coverage The Local to Global Forum brought together shareholders to celebrate success, […]


Enrolment numbers up at Alberta Colleges

With the 2016-17 academic year now underway, the 11 Colleges across the province are reporting increased enrolments in credit program areas. “The enrolment numbers are looking bright for Colleges in our province,” says Joel Ward, Red Deer College President & CEO. “When we look at the numbers collectively, comparing this year’s enrolment numbers with those from […]


Alberta HUB Increases Municipal Membership

Alberta HUB welcomes the County of Vermilion River to its membership, making them the 42nd member to add value to the partnership of Northeast Alberta communities, colleges, business and industry. “Regional collaboration is critical especially now with a slow down in our economy. Alberta HUB offers considerable value to our members including the ability to leverage local resources for […]



Hemp Industry Meeting: April 6, 2016

Be part of a growing Canadian Industry.  Whether or not you have grown hemp, this meeting is for you; Location: Alberta Innovates – Technology Futures, Vegreville, Alberta When: April 6, 2016; 8:30 am – 2:00 pm You are invited to: Learn – about hemp agronomics and the state of the industry; and Vote – Regarding […]



Local to Global Forum: March 10 & 11, 2016

The Local to Global Forum is an opportunity to celebrate success, network with peers and learn new ideas for rural economic development. Come see the wide array of economic development tools and strategies that your community can use to help you build a better future, engage with your MLAs and Ministers (invited) and partner organizations […]


Rural Alberta Business Centre collaborates with Portage College

The Northeast Rural Alberta Business Centre (RABC) based in Cold Lake has partnered with Portage College in the administration of their Marketing course. Portage College Business Department supports community-based experiential learning as an alternative for students to practice and develop their knowledge and critical thinking skills. Balancing formal instruction with the opportunity to serve local businesses is […]


Lakeland College ready to show off new Energy Centre

On Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, Lakeland College will officially open the doors to its new Energy Centre at the Lloydminster campus. Lakeland College is the only post-secondary institution in Western Canada to create an integrated power plant featuring a once-through steam generator (OTSG) for heavy oil training. That’s just one of many features of the […]