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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.

M.D. investing further into Cold Lake campground

The M.D. of Bonnyville is planning to put more money towards its campground in Cold Lake after receiving some federal stimulus money. The $1.5 million in extra money will go towards pursuing new developments and upgrades for the site’s land and water facilities as well as existing projects, such as …

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Bonnyville Friendship Centre opens men’s shelter

On Monday, the Bonnyville Friendship Centre opened their men’s homeless shelter with a solid plan to keep it open long term while making a dent in a growing issue. The event was commemorated with a ribbon cutting ceremony that was attended by both BFC and local leaders. The shelter is …

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Bonnyville RCMP respond to drug possession, hit and run

Last week Bonnyville RCMP responded to over 110 calls, some of which led to arrests while others remain open and pending. Narcotics seized A 21-year-old female was arrested by RCMP after she was found to be in possession of a controlled substance — Methamphetamine, or more commonly known as crystal …

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Bonnyville GIS make drug and vehicle seizure, arrest four

On Saturday, September 12, 2020, the Bonnyville General Investigation Section (GIS), with the assistance of Bonnyville Detachment Members, Cold Lake Police Dog Services, and the Lakeland Region Crime Reduction Unit, executed two simultaneous search warrants in relation to a months-long CDSA Trafficking Investigation. One search warrant was executed at the residence located within the town of …

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Cold Lake bike park enters next phase

The Cold Lake all-skills mountain bike park is moving forward with developments, and is ready to enter phase 4, provided things go according to plan. This will be the park’s largest period of development according to Don Harris, a member of the Speed Demons XC mountain biking club, who’s had …

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Cold Lake area a focus for provincial conservation projects

The Alberta Government is announcing new job-creating conservation projects, with a focus on the Cold Lake area. Up to 125 jobs will be supported in conservation-related activities, including seed gathering and tree planting to restore seismic lines in caribou management areas. Projects will also focus on culvert and bridge replacement, …

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Lakeland Credit Union hosting drive-in movies this weekend

Lakeland Credit Union will be hosting two drive-in movie events in Cold Lake and Bonnyville this weekend as part of their Member Celebration event, commemorating 80 years in the Lakeland. The first film being screened is 2019’s animated Addams Family, which will be shown behind the Cold Lake Agriculture Society …

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Bonnyville youth golfer gets pro certification

Clayton Borders, a young golfer in the Bonnyville area, is now a certified golf professional golfing, a first step in what he hopes to be in achieving his dreams out on the green. “Getting this license doesn’t mean I’m gonna be off playing on the PGA Tour anytime soon, just …

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