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Saturday , 23 October 2021

Latest rural crime town hall in Ardmore on Wednesday: “It’s a community issue”

Police from Cold Lake and Bonnyville will be available to take questions from the public on Wednesday.

RCMP are hosting a Rural Crime Town Hall in Ardmore at the Ardmore Hall from 7:00-9:00pm with the Reeve Greg Sawchuk, M.D. of Bonnyville Public Safety Department, and representatives from the Crown Prosecutor’s office.

Cold Lake RCMP S/Sgt. Scott Buchanan said the town hall is part of their community outreach and understands the level of concern people have.

“There’s a forum for interaction with concerned citizens or people want to find out more about what they do and what they can do,” he said.

“I think there’s more and more people who are being affected. Of course, they’re going to want to find out more or have input. I mean, it’s a community issue, so I hope the community comes to talk about it.”

Representatives from these groups will give a brief presentation followed by a general Q & A session with those in attendance.

This town hall is geared towards M.D. of Bonnyville residents.

About Michael Menzies

Menzies is the editor-at-large for Connected Media Inc. Born and raised in Vermilion, he started in May 2018 during his NAIT Radio and Television practicum and reports on local politics, sports, and community issues. He became the Bonnyville Pontiacs play-by-play voice during the 2019-20 season. He also comments on provincial and national issues. Menzies hosts Connected! Evening Monday-Thursday at 5 o’clock. He also likes to buy books and read some of them.