The Corridor Project

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  • 1. EasternAlbertaPortstoPlainsCorridorDevelopmentandMarketingProject

2. Whomaybeinterested: Existingandnewbusinessesalongthecorridor TruckingFirms ki i ManufacturingCompanies T i f TouristsfromwithinandoutsideofAlberta i hi d id fAlb 3. TheCorridorProject Th C id P j ProjectDescriptionDevelopmentandpromotionofanorthsouthtransportationcorridorstretchingfromtheU.S.borderinthesouthtotheRegionalMunicipalityofWoodBuffalointheNorth.Mainareasofinterestincludehighways41,36,and63withlinkstotheEdmontonCalgarycorridortothewestwithlinkstoSaskatchewan.li k S k h 4. MapofTheCorridor p 5. TheCorridorProject ProjectObjectives: 1. Potentialtoexpandthe Mapof TheCorridor MapofTheCorridorCorridorfor:movingproductsservingexternalandi l dinternaltouristsattractinginvestmentforexistingandnewbusiness 2. DevelopaplanfortheCorridor 3. Creationofasustainableorganizationthatwillimplementtheplan 4. CreateadefinitionofinitialactivitiesfortheCorridorPlan 6. TheCorridorProjectPortstoPlainsAllianceMembership: InMay2009AlbertabecamethefirstCanadianmemberofthePortstoPlainsTradeCorridorAllianceanorthsouthruraldevelopmentwithmembersinninekeyU.S.States,includingTexas,Colorado,Oklahoma,Montana,NewMexico,Okl h M tN M i NorthDakota,SouthDakota,Nebraska,andWyoming. *www.portstoplains.com 7. TheCorridorProject 3MaingoalsofAlbertasMembership:1. Establishruraltradedevelopmentopportunities,businessandcommunityb i d it growth2. EstablishtheWildHorseCanada/U.S.bordercrossingasa24houradaycrossing.3. Enhanceawarenessandbusinessdevelopment,trade,investment,tourismandpartnershipsbetweenAlbertaandotherPortstoPlainsmembersforbenefittoAlbertacommunitiesandU.S.colleagues 8. WildHorseBorder AkeyelementofTheCorridoristhePortofEntryto theU.S.atWildHorseandthepotentialforincreased theU S atWildHorseandthepotentialforincreased economicdevelopmentinEasternAlbertathatcould resultfromincreasedtradeandtourismwiththe UnitedStates. 9. Thankyou www.palliserablerta.com www.braedalberta.com www.albertahub.com