Wednesday , 14 April 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.

Holiday Cards For Seniors project nearing a close

Local author and speaker, Billi J. Miller, has kick-started a Holiday Cards For Seniors program that will be coming to a close at noon on Thursday. She heard about the project going on in other areas and wanted to start something locally in the Vermilion and Lloydminster area where residents …

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Kuk Sool Won Vermilion keeps active

Students at Kuk Sool Won Vermilion (KSWV) lined up in Thursday’s class to practice stretches, body conditioning, kicks and punches, as well as form. They did not practice technique this time due to COVID restrictions, but were thankful that due to low case counts and their zoning, they were able …

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Vermilion Lions Club presses on before Christmas

The annual Santa Anonymous program has been running for about 40 years in Vermilion, and the Lions Club has been working hard to collect donations to make it continue this year. With registration now complete, gift certificates will be mailed to families by December 7. “We will use money on …

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Human trafficking awareness session highlights situation in Alberta

Last week, Alberta’s Rural Health Professionals Action Plan (RhPAP) hosted a Zoom meeting to create awareness on human trafficking in Alberta. The session was led by ACT Alberta executives speaking on the rates of human trafficking, services they offer, and support for victims. “Human Trafficking is currently the second most …

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Cornerstone Co-op rolls out 3rd Annual Community Caring program

Cornerstone Co-op’s Vermilion Pharmacy and St. Paul Food Store are hosting Community Caring until December 15. The program involves selecting an ornament from the store location complete with a recipient and their request, purchasing a gift for a local senior, and returning it to the store location in a gift …

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Next steps for Dewberry after dissolving

The Village of Dewberry has unofficially dissolved, but will remain operating until sometime next year before things are transferred over to the County of Vermilion River (CVR). Their viability report showed that the community was established in 1907, when Eli Sweet created a stopping house and post office, naming it …

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New ambulance simulator in Vermilion

The Western Institute of Emergency Education’s newly installed ambulance simulators will be used for area nurses and emergency crews to upgrade their training in their Vermilion office. With another in Sherwood Park, they are the only two of their kind in Canada. These simulators are approximately $65,000 per unit, a …

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Vermilion Chamber hosting stationary Xmas parade

Bringing festive cheer to the community, the Vermilion & District Chamber of Commerce (VDCC) will be hosting a Stationary Christmas Parade on Friday, November 27. Floats will line up on the south side of Railway Avenue, and residents are being asked to drive by from west to east to view …

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Vermilion River’s history with Natural Gas Utility

For 40 years, the County of Vermilion River (CVR) has been distributing natural gas to residents, and has been gathering excess methane from the oilfield for approximately 20 years. The Natural Gas Utility is a division of the county and operates much the same way a co-op would – what …

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