Sunday , 20 September 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.

Government awards $9.2M future fighter contract for 4 Wing

The federal government anticipates construction will start in the summer of 2022. Improving 4 Wing Cold Lake for the next generations went through a crucial step on Thursday. The federal government announced they awarded a $9.2-million contract to an Edmonton company for the design of a new fighter jet facility …

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M.D. of Bonnyville Council Highlights August 26, 2020

MUNICIPAL DISTRICT BONNYVILLE NO. 87 COUNCIL HIGHLIGHTS August 26, 2020 Keeping you informed of the services, business and development that affect YOU! Free Business Registration Program Municipal District of Bonnyville Council agreed to implement a free, online business registration program to be administered by Legislative and Information Services. This will …

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Regional waterline expected to finish in September

The regional waterline bringing Cold Lake water to Bonnyville residents is close to completion. The timeline to finish is now mid-to-late September, a delay of a month from the original schedule. Brian McEvoy, vice-chair, Bonnyville Regional Water Services Commission said there are a couple of areas along the waterline that …

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St. Paul Canadiens alumni honoured, community overwhelms with support

It was a special night for the St. Paul Jr. Canadiens. The St. Paul Canadiens Alumni Foundation’s first annual fundraising golf tournament last weekend saw a couple hundred former players and supporters hit the links. But more importantly, Saturday night was one of recognition, for the illustrious history and community …

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No deadlines, no headlines – find your zen in Cold Lake

Jeremy Derksen for #TakeItToTheLake. Here’s your invitation, and please share this with friends and family so they can come visit you this summer and/or for you to get out and renew yourself by getting close to the water; #TakeItToTheLake. If you’re looking to take a break from the urban bustle, …

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SPERD schools now start class September 8th

St. Paul Education schools have pushed back the start date of classes. On Monday, SPERD announced that the first day for students will now be Tuesday, Sept. 8, as school divisions have been given the ability from Alberta Education to delay the start of school. “St. Paul Education firmly believes …

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New homes underway on Elizabeth Metis Settlement

Housing in Elizabeth Metis Settlement is going to be expanded. In a press release on Monday, the provincial government announced just under $3 million will be used to provide 10 new four-bedroom homes on the Elizabeth Metis Settlement. This includes a contribution from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, a …

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