Monday , 28 November 2022

Chris Lapointe

Chris is a two-time Vancouver Film School graduate, where he originally studied screenwriting and video games. Returning home to the lakeland post-graduation, he was determined to put what he learned to use. He brings with him a laid-back attitude and a love for pop culture that he hopes can be injected into Lakeland Connect's publications.

Cold Lake & Bonnyville Santa Claus parades cancelled

Cold Lake and Bonnyville have kiboshed plans for their annual Santa Claus parades in the wake of premier Jason Kenney’s announcement of stricter COVID-19 restrictions Monday night. Cold Lake’s announcement came through the City’s social media page on Facebook on Wednesday, along with the Town of Bonnyville’s. The restrictions put …

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2021 budget for Cold Lake being discussed

Cold Lake councillors have begun talks for the City’s 2021 budget as of Wednesday which will help determine any tax increases residents can expect in the new year. Council and the Mayor will focus on determining the City’s tax level, as well as drawing up guidelines that future councillors will …

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RMHCNA Winterland Invitational going remote this winter

The Winterland Invitational hockey tournament is working differently in February. Ronald McDonald House Charities Northern Alberta’s annual fundraising event during Family Day weekend will be held remotely next year as event organizers admit referring to the approach as “going virtual” isn’t exactly accurate. “We’re trying to stay away from the …

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Safe Halloween events shaping up across the Lakeland

Whether it’s tricks or treats, there is a variety of much smaller-scaled Halloween themed activities across the Lakeland this Saturday. At the Bonnyville Baptist Church, they are hosting a trunk-or-treat carnival from 5:00-7:00pm for all ages. Come see the trunks of cars and trucks decorated for the evening, play some …

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Cross-country ski club gaining traction

The Bonnyville Nordic Ski Club held a successful first open house earlier this month, and they’re hoping to maintain their momentum with another such event in Cold Lake. The Club, which promotes cross-country skiing for youths and seniors alike, had a rousing success with its open house at the beginning …

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