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Saturday , 8 May 2021

Press Release

Pasichnuk brothers invited to Sharks development camp

Former Bonnyville Jr. A Pontiac stand-outs Steen and Brinson Pasichnuk will be attending the San Jose Sharks NHL Development this summer. Both Steen and Brinson are from Bonnyville and are now juniors at Arizona State University, playing for the Sun Devils. The brothers played together with the Bonnyville Jr. A …

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New family physician now practising in Cold Lake

Local residents have increased access to primary care with the arrival of a new family physician now practising in the community. Dr. Christian Igboamalu, also known as Dr. Chris, is a family medicine physician with a sub-specialty in high-risk obstetrics. He works out of the Cold Lake Healthcare Centre. “It’s …

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Students Graduate Portage College Before High School

Some students at Portage College’s June 7 Convocation in Lac La Biche will celebrate their college graduations before their high school graduations. Six Pre-Employment Cooking and eight Pre-Employment Heavy Equipment Technician (HET) Dual Credit high school students will walk the stage at Convocation to earn their college program certificates. How …

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Portage College celebrates Convocation 2019

On Friday, June 7, a full day of celebrations will take place to honour Portage College students as they don cap and gown to receive their certificates and diplomas during convocation. “We welcome family and friends of our students as well as the many awards donors, agencies, and company representatives …

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Portage College continues to expand courses available for students

Portage College and the University of Calgary have signed a renewal agreement to provide Portage students the opportunity to turn their Community Social Work diploma into a Bachelor of Social Work degree. The transfer agreement was renewed May 2019 and will last until 2022. In addition to this transfer agreement, Portage College …

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Auxiliary boosts rehab in Cold Lake

Image provided by Alberta Health Services Striking a pose with their new arm ergometer bicycle at Cold Lake Healthcare Centre are, from left: Nichole Lang, therapy assistant; Charmaine Cantwell, occupational therapist; Wayawaya Manuel, therapy assistant; Sue Carter, president of the Cold Lake Healthcare Centre Auxiliary; Trudy O’Shaughnessy, physical therapist; Britainee …

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NLPS prepares for 2019 Trades and Industry Carnival

On Thursday, May 30, 400 high school students will have the opportunity to learn about careers in the trades and post-secondary training at the 2nd annual Trades and Industry Carnival at the NLPS Trades Exposure Centre in Bonnyville. “This is a great opportunity for NLPS students and students throughout the …

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Portage College’s Ruby Sweetman Receives Esquao Award

On May 10th, Portage College Instructor and Coordinator of the Native Arts and Culture (NAC) program, Ruby Sweetman received the 2019 Esquao Culture Award. The Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women (IAAW) awarded 19 Albertan women in various categories during their 24th Annual Esquao Awards Gala. Which recognizes and honours the achievements …

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Ashmont School Assistant Principal honoured

Assistant principal of the Ashmont School, Candace Houle was recognized at the Esquao Awards earlier this month. The awards celebrate indigenous women in Canada. On May 10 the Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women held their 24th annual Esquao Awards, and among the award recipients was Houle of the …

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The Power of Collaboration

Cold Lake Victim Services honours the victims and survivors of crime “The Power of Collaboration” is the theme of Victims and Survivors of Crime Week, taking place across Canada from May 26 to June 13, 2019. Victims and Survivors of Crime Week is held to raise awareness about issues facing …

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