Sunday , 27 September 2020

Chris Lapointe

Chris is a two-time Vancouver Film School graduate, where he originally studied screenwriting and video games. Returning home to the lakeland post-graduation, he was determined to put what he learned to use. He brings with him a laid-back attitude and a love for pop culture that he hopes can be injected into Lakeland Connect's publications.

Renewable energy company makes proposition to M.D.

A proposal for a source of clean, renewable energy has been presented to M.D. council, which could make use of the municipality’s waste to generate heat, power, and employment. Dan Duckering, president and chief operating officer of BioMass Energy Techniques Inc., presented a summary of the company’s microgasification process in …

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Dean Smyl named St. Paul Canadiens’ new GM

Image credit: Smyl Motors.  Dean Smyl has become the new general manager for the St. Paul Canadiens following a long history with the team. “I’m looking forward to the challenge. These things don’t come easy, and I’m very excited to be in this position,” said Smyl. Among Smyl’s responsibilities will …

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Rain closes roads in the Lakeland

Following steady rain the last few days there have been three confirmed road closures in the M.D. of Bonnyville while others are being closely monitored. The M.D. of Bonnyville said this morning that Township Roads 615A in Fort Kent while unspecified road(s) on the Southside of Muriel Lake are also …

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Cold Lake libraries will be re-opening soon

City councillor Vicky Lefebvre has said the Cold Lake libraries will soon be entering phase two of a re-opening plan with a tentative date of June 18th. “The government’s stated the importance of libraries in their communities and that they’re committed to getting them back open. We’re in part two …

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Donations needed to rebuild destroyed Cold Lake shelter

Kokum’s House, the homeless men’s shelter that burned down in March, has plans to be rebuilt, but it’s going to need some serious cash first. The Cold Lake Native Friendship Centre is looking for donations to build a new men’s shelter from the ground up. The shelter, which first started …

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Bill Rogers becomes Bonnyville’s new CAO

Bill Rogers has stepped into the Chief Administrative Officer position for Bonnyville, one he inherits from his former boss Mark Power. Rogers was previously Power’s assistant CAO, and brings 20 years of experience working in local government to the position. As CAO, Rogers will be responsible for overseeing services provided …

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Cold Lake Museums considering viewing tower to increase tourism

The Cold Lake Museums are looking to increase their attendance numbers with a proposed viewing tower in the hopes that it will help the area become a major tourist destination. Museum board members Kael Rennie and Chris Holoboff approached city council last Tuesday to request funds for the project. Built …

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