Cochrane's economy is about to get a huge boost as Garmin Canada is set to announce a significant expansion of its headquarters here in town. 

The announcement will be made on Monday, February 6 at 10:15 at Garmin Canada Headquarters in Cochrane.

The event will be attended by Jim Rooney, Managing Director of Garmin Canada, Mayor Jeff Genung, The Honourable Rebecca Schulz, Minister of Municipal Affairs, The Honourable Peter Guthrie, Minister of Energy, and MLA for Airdrie-Cochrane as well as the Garmin Canada staff.

It has been intimated that the exciting news will lead to more than 200 new jobs, significant economic growth, and expansion of the tech sector in our area. 

Garmin Canada Inc, formerly known as Dynastream Innovations Inc, is a key site for research and development and the inventor of and home to ANT wireless protocol used in millions of devices worldwide. 

The company employs a diverse team of software, electrical, and mechanical engineers who work with Garmin offices around the world.