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District of Mission “Tech Starts Here”

7337 Welton Street

Mission’s Technical Centre of Excellence (TCE) Opens with Slow-But-Sure Progress Towards Realizing Its Goals With little fanfare Mission’s Technical Centre of Excellence has opened its doors. Because this initiative holds such importance to the growing economy of Mission, the purpose of this article, under the direction of the Economic Development office and EDO Stacey Crawford, is to present the true

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A New Brand for Mission

Branding Event 2014

“Mission has an image problem that bears little relationship to reality”. These are the words of Community Futures North Fraser Executive Director Allan Main, describing the need for a community re-branding in the Summer 2014 edition of BIZ eNews. And at the kick-off event to begin the process, held in Mission’s Clarke Theatre on September 25, speaker after speaker verified

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Funding for the new Agri-Food Venture Acceleration program

Guest speakers announce funding for Agri-Food entrepreneurs

“Nothing is better for leapfrogging to success than technology. And now our government is giving the tools to British Columbia Agri-Food entrepreneurs that will help them feed the world”. The speaker is the BC Minister of Agriculture, Honourable Norm Letnick.  Along with Minister of Technology, Innovation and Citizens Services Amrik Virk, he is in Mission to announce funding for the

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Mission Winter Games Pump More Than $1.5 Million into Local Economy

Total Economic Impact Exceeds $3.2 Million – Organizers Extremely Pleased They’re over. The athletes have gone home, the crowds have dispersed and the excitement and energy have dissipated. Summer is just around the corner, and Mission’s BC Winter Games have receded into just a pleasant memory. Except for the dollars! The benefit to this community from hosting the Winter Games

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