Monday , 6 July 2020

Michael Menzies

Menzies is the editor-at-large for Connect Media. 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.

18 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Alberta, one in North Zone

The provincial government announced there are 18 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Alberta, reaching a total of 74 across the province on Monday with one confirmed case in the North Zone, which the Lakeland resides in. Dr. Deena Hinshaw addressed Albertans through a teleconference on Monday afternoon from her …

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Elk Point RCMP arrest four after copper wire theft

Elk Point RCMP have arrested four people after executing a search warrant in Frog Lake. On the morning of Monday, March 9, Elk Point RCMP Detachment received a report of a break and enter with theft at a building on the Frog Lake First Nations Reserve. Later that day, Elk …

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Kinosoo Ridge Snow Resort closed for season

Kinosoo Ridge skill hill is now closed for the season, the M.D. of Bonnyville announced on Monday. “In an effort to help slow the spread of COVID-19, as of today, Kinosoo Ridge Snow Resort will be closed to the public for the rest of the 2020 season. “Alberta’s Chief Medical …

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Canadian government closing border to non-citizens

The federal government of Canada has announced that they are closing the border to non-citizens with rare exceptions, any person showing symptoms will be banned from travelling abroad, and asymptomatic Canadians away from home will be supported by the federal government, said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday. He said …

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St. Paul to hold special council meeting to talk COVID-19

St. Paul town council is having a special council meeting tonight to discuss measures the municipality may take in response to COVID-19. Town council will discuss shutting the doors on public buildings including the town office and how they’ll proceed with business if they do. The Town has closed recreation …

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