Box 180, 102 Centre St. Vulcan, AB T0L 2B0


The future of Vulcan County’s economy is rooted in renewable energy development and continued growth and innovation in our agricultural base. The County holds major advantages in its diverse topography and climate, specially situating Vulcan County for successful wind and solar energy development. Vulcan County is home to Blackspring Ridge, the largest wind farm in Canada, with a capacity of over 300 megawatts. Travers solar, the largest solar project in Canada, is also soon going to begin construction, and will have a capacity of approximately 400 megawatts. Together both projects will have a capacity of about 700 megawatts, producing enough clean energy to power approximately 194,250 homes, and offsetting about 826,000 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions.

Vulcan County is located one hour south of Calgary and one hour north of Lethbridge, along major highways which provide excellent access to transportation networks. Vulcan County also has convenient access to major rail networks, enabling access to both domestic and international routes for shipment of goods.


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Canada Emergency Response Benefits to Launch April 6, 2020
Apr 02, 2020 | Vulcan County
Canada Emergency Response Benefits to Launch April 6, 2020

News Release April 1, 2020                 Gatineau, Quebec        Employment and Social Development Canada The Government of Canada is continuing to take strong, immediate and effective action to support Canadians impacted by the global COVID-19 pandemic. Today, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, along with the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos,...

Government Announces Details of the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy to Help Businesses Keep Canadians in their Jobs
Apr 02, 2020 | Vulcan County
Government Announces Details of the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy to Help Businesses Keep Canadians in their Jobs

From: Department of Finance Canada Key details: The program would be in place for a 12-week period, from March 15 to June 6, 2020. Eligible employers would be able to access the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy by applying through a CRA online portal. Employers would have to reapply each month. Government will work with non-profit organizations...

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