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Thursday , 25 February 2021

Press Release

City seeks feedback on plans for long-term growth

The City has completed a pair of draft long-range planning documents which set a clear path for how Cold Lake and the surrounding area in the Municipal District of Bonnyville will grow and develop in the future. The proposed statutory documents are now ready for public review and feedback, before …

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Extreme Cold Warning continues for the Lakeland region into Friday

Environment Canada has extended its extreme cold warning for Friday, February 12th. Extremely cold wind chill values between minus 40 and minus 50 continue. Cloud cover over most of the province are moderating temperatures this morning. Skies are expected to clear Saturday morning causing temperatures to plummet once again. This …

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Bonnyville Health Foundation updates residents on annual Gala

To our valued annual Gala supporters, Back in March 2020, the Board Directors of the Bonnyville Health Foundation had no choice but to postpone the 23rd Annual Gala because of the health pandemic and Alberta Health Services orders to avoid large gatherings. While this has been a significant fundraising opportunity …

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Open call for artists to perform at awards gala

Portage College, in partnership with Lac La Biche County, is holding an open call for artists to perform as part of the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Distinguished Artist Awards in June 2021. Submissions will be used to develop a program for the awards gala and banquet. Performances will be held at McArthur Park (outdoor) …

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Snowfall Warning continues for the Lakeland region on Tuesday

Environment Canada has extended its snowfall warning for the Lakeland region to Tuesday with snowfall with total amounts of 10 to 20 cm continues. Heavy snow will continue to spread eastward across northern Alberta today. Snowfall will taper off by Tuesday evening. Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions. …

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Seniors get a lift (or two) at Cold Lake long-term care

Community groups team up to support safe transfers in long-term care. Residents and staff in long-term care at Cold Lake Healthcare Centre are benefiting from the donation of two new mechanical lifts, made by the Grand Centre Lions Club and the Cold Lake Medical Development Fund Society. Valued at more …

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Snowfall warning issued for the Lakeland region

A long period of snowfall with total amounts of 10 to 20 cm is expected. An area of heavy snow will spread from west to east across portions of north-central Alberta. Snowfall is expected to diminish by Tuesday evening. Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions. Visibility may be …

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BONNYVILLE: Notice of Water Line Flushing

Starting February 1, 2021 inclusive, the Town will be conducting Water Line Flushing between 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.   Temporary traffic disruptions will occur on roads where the flushing is happening. Please ensure vehicles are not parked near hydrants.   Residents may also notice minor discolouration of tap water …

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Temporary closure of Elk Point Emergency Department

The Elk Point Healthcare Centre Emergency Department (ED) will be temporarily without on-site physician coverage from Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 8 a.m. to Friday, January 29, 2021 at 8 a.m. Patients are asked to call 911 if they have a medical emergency. EMS calls will be re-routed to St. Therese–St. …

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Be mindful of restrictions: Director of Emergency Management

A Message from the Regional Director of Emergency Management  Since my last update on January 11, 2021, the Region of St. Paul most certainly experienced a significant increase in COVID-19 cases, when we saw 149 active cases on January 16th. This was the third-highest day since the pandemic began. Thankfully, …

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