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Tuesday , 14 July 2020
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City of Cold Lake

Cold Lake street improvements begin

Cold Lake residents can expect to see more street improvements this year, as the Annual Capital Street Improvement Program gets underway. “The focus is on streets that have a fair amount of traffic, or those that can no longer wait for repairs,” said Mayor Craig Copeland in a press release. …

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Cannabis micro-production allowed in Cold Lake commercial zones

At its June 9 Regular Meeting, Cold Lake City Council passed changes to the city’s Land Use Bylaw that will allow for cannabis micro-production as a Discretionary Use in facilities on commercially zoned land. Micro-processors are also subject to federal and provincial regulations and licencing requirements. The Government of Canada’s …

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Energy Center to open Tuesday in limited capacity

After a much-anticipated wait, parts of the Cold Lake Energy Centre will be reopening to the public on Tuesday. Included in the reopening are the Cenovus Energy Wellness Centre, CNRL Walking Track, and access to Booster Juice, which is also opening Tuesday. The arenas, field house, and the climbing wall …

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Cold Lake shifts funds to new waste water treatment plant design

Cold Lake city council has voted to fund the $1 million redesign of the city’s waste water treatment plant in the hopes of making the most out of available grants. “This project is required to bring our waste water effluent within the ever increasing federal and provincial environmental regulations,” Mayor …

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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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Cold Lake residents asked to help trees from Black Knot fungus

Image credit: City of Cold Lake.  Black Knot is back this spring and Cold Lake residents can help keep local trees safe. The fungus causes brown and black knot-like swelling on the branches of the trees, which if left untreated, will eventually kill the tree and potentially spread to others. …

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Cold Lake’s Compost Days program sees phenomenal growth

The City of Cold Lake’s compost program has seen a significant uptick in use, with over 200 people visiting the transfer station to take compost in a single day. “It’s amazing to see the success of this program grow over the years,” Mayor Craig Copeland said. “We were thrilled at …

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