Friday , 4 December 2020


Frog Lake re-enters lockdown after three positive COVID cases

Frog Lake First Nation has put in place lockdown procedures after being notified of three positive COVID cases on reserve on Thursday. As of 3:00pm on Thursday, December 3, the Director of Emergency Management, along with Chief and Council began the process of returning to a lockdown for at least …

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Sgt. Jane Boehr approaches retirement from the Vermilion RCMP

The Vermilion detachment will be saying goodbye to Sgt. Jane Boehr this January, as she enters retirement after just over 32 years of service with the RCMP. On Wednesday, she was presented a plaque by Mayor Caroline McAuley, thanking her for her service and recognizing her contributions to the community. …

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Santa Claus is coming to Bonnyville on Sunday

COVID-19 couldn’t even stop Santa Claus from making an early stop in Bonnyville this weekend. With some communication with Santa’s cohorts at the North Pole, the Bonnyville and District Chamber of Commerce has secured an appearance from jolly Saint Nick on Sunday. The Bonnyville Regional Fire Authority have made arrangements …

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Vermilion’s 2021 budget released with 1% tax increase

The Town said in a press release Wednesday that four staff members will be laid off as part of balancing the budget. Yesterday the Director of Finance and Administration for the Town of Vermilion, Brian Leibel, presented the capital and operating budgets for next year. Council carried a motion to …

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