Wednesday , 3 March 2021

Michael Menzies

Menzies is the editor-at-large for Connected Media Inc. 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.

Bus cancellations for Tuesday, February 9

East Central Francophone and St. Paul Education have cancelled buses for Tuesday, February 9 due to continued extremely cold temperatures. Schools will remain open at this time. There has been no announcement yet from Northern Lights Public Schools or Lakeland Catholic School District about their buses. Updates will be made …

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Seniors in isolation given iPads and tech to connect with families

A group of Bonnyville businesses and residents have stepped up to provide the seniors in care at Extendicare added digital options to connect with their families last Thursday. Express Pizza Plus, Ducharme Motors, Ross and Sylvestre, Home Hardware, and Tim Hortons, donated $1000 each and Hawk I’s Cold Beer and …

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School divisions announce bus cancellations due to extreme cold

Many school buses will not run Monday morning due to extremely cold temperatures. All buses in the Northern Lights, Lakeland Catholic, St. Paul Education, and East Central Francophone school divisions have been cancelled for Monday, February 8. Those schools remain open. Classes are cancelled tomorrow at Northern Lights Public Schools. …

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Extreme Cold Warning issued in the Lakeland: Environment Canada

Environment Canada has issued an extreme cold warning in the Lakeland area with temperatures expected to drop in the minus 40’s with the wind chill. Extremely cold wind chill values between minus 40 to 45 will develop tonight, Environment Canada said, and these extreme cold conditions will last into next …

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