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Wednesday , 27 January 2021

Angela Mouly

Angela comes to Lakeland Connect after leaving traditional newspaper where she spent the past four years reporting on community events. Her repertoire includes writing about history, politics, agriculture, sports, entertainment and art. She was the third place recipient of an AWNA General Excellence Award for “Best Front Page” during their 2016 Better Newspaper Competition. Angela has lived in rural Alberta all her life and in Vermilion for the past 15 years. She looks forward to continuing to serve and inform the Lakeland community by joining in people's many adventures and sharing their stories.

Vermilion Continuing Care experiencing COVID outbreak

On January 24, Vermilion’s Continuing Care Centre (CCC) was designated with COVID-19 outbreak status. AHS Central Zone’s Senior Communications Advisor, Yolanda Genu, could not confirm how many cases there were or whether they were staff or residents, saying case numbers for outbreaks change rapidly and often. On Tuesday, AHS added …

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Organics collection to begin in Vermilion this spring

The Town of Vermilion’s Director of Planning and Infrastructure, Derek Young, said organics collection is expected to begin in April, with information to be distributed to residents in February. “We are very excited as an administration to be offering an organics recycling opportunity to our residents,” said CAO, George Rogers. …

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Offer accepted $950K for new Vermilion RCMP detachment

Vermilion Town Council carried a motion to accept a $950,000 offer from Public Services and Procurement Canada to purchase the four lots required for a new RCMP detachment. “We’ve had this discussion for some time – looking for a new location for the RCMP detachment in our community. Working with …

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Vermilion Town Council encourages census participation

The federal government is going to work this summer on getting an updated count on how big the population of Canada really is. As the federal Census rolls out in May, the Town of Vermilion is asking residents to participate in order to create an accurate population count. “They figure …

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Municipal elections nominations open in Vermilion

Vermilion mayor says she intends on running for position again. Information below for other local communities. For the first time ever, municipalities across Alberta have opened nominations for their fall elections from January 1 – September 20. In previous years, the nomination period would have lasted only 30 days prior …

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New hours for Vermilion Food Bank

Located at the Catholic Parish of the Holy Name, the Vermilion Food Bank changed to new hours last week, and now operates 12:30 – 2:30 pm every Friday. “We don’t want to miss people because of the change, and we want to help whoever needs help,” said Geraldine Collins. “Compared …

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