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Thursday , 13 May 2021

Angela Mouly

Angela comes to Lakeland Connect after leaving traditional newspaper where she spent the past four years reporting on community events. Her repertoire includes writing about history, politics, agriculture, sports, entertainment and art. She was the third place recipient of an AWNA General Excellence Award for “Best Front Page” during their 2016 Better Newspaper Competition. Angela has lived in rural Alberta all her life and in Vermilion for the past 15 years. She looks forward to continuing to serve and inform the Lakeland community by joining in people's many adventures and sharing their stories.

Vermilion’s The Red Brick cafe celebrates 2 years

Confetti and balloons decorated The Red Brick on June 25, as they celebrated their belated 2nd birthday. Customers in Vermilion were delighted to receive free cupcakes and cookies with each order as well as product deals and drink discounts throughout the day. The cheery atmosphere encouraged visiting and inquiries about …

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Vermilion celebrates 2020 Grads

Vermilion Elementary hosts socially distanced grad, high schools wait for a later date With schools being closed this spring, many opted to postpone their graduation ceremonies, but Vermilion Elementary School (VES) was able to go forward with a socially distanced option. On June 17, VES celebrated their Grade 6 Farewell …

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Residents gather to talk equality in Vermilion

After heated back and forths on local social media, Brad Gallamore hosted the first Vermilion Unites For Equality rally in an attempt to combat racism on June 18. Roughly 20 people gathered for a round table discussion at the pollinator gardens along 50th Avenue, hearing speakers share their experiences and …

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Vermilion will hold drive-in movie, fireworks for Canada Day

To celebrate Canada Day, the Town of Vermilion will be hosting a drive-in movie and fireworks on Tuesday, June 30. The event is at the Lakeland College football field, grounds will open at 9:15 p.m., and the drive–in movie Pixar’s Onward will begin at 10:00pm. Fireworks will follow at approximately …

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MOULY: Now more than ever, take care of your mental health

The limiting factors following COVID-19 majorly impacted families around the world and the many changes continue to impact everyone’s mental health. Accepting change in general is a major challenge for most people. According to the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), 58 per cent of Canadians report overload in their lives …

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Vermilion River Flying Club charts course for the year

Vermilion-area flying enthusiasts have a plan for the year. During their Annual General Meeting on June 10, members of the Vermilion River Flying Club (VRFC) discussed past as well as upcoming upgrades and elected executive members for the coming year. Together they have completed small projects for the Vermilion Airport …

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