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China investment opportunity possible

MADE IN CHINA: Representatives of various economic development organizations and area businesses, along with local dignitaries, gathered at the Heritage Inn last week for a investment meeting with a delegation of Chinese business representatives. TIMES PHOTO BY TREVOR BUSCH

By Trevor Busch Taber Times As the province and the nation grapple with the impacts of economic recession, the Town of Taber, in conjunction with a number of economic development organizations, are doing what they can to try to spur on investment in southern Alberta. To that end, last week the community hosted a delegation of Chinese investors interested in the opportunities the region… Read More »

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