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Wednesday , 14 April 2021

Press Release

City of Cold Lake voices concern over lack of support for the oil patch

Cold Lake City Council unanimously passed a motion to voice the City’s concerns over the U.S. executive decision to halt work on the Keystone XL pipeline, as well as Canada’s increasingly precarious position in the global market as an oil-producing nation. “Across Canada, families rightly expect their neighbours, communities, and …

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Extreme Cold Warning continues in the Lakeland region

A period of very cold wind chills continues for the Lakeland region. Extremely cold wind chills near -40 will continue this morning for parts of eastern Alberta. Wind chills will moderate through the day today. Dress warmly. Dress in layers that you can remove if you get too warm. The …

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Wind warning for the Lakeland region

Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring in the Lakeland region on Tuesday, January 19th, 2021 Strong winds are expected to develop early this afternoon. Gusts between 100 and 120 km/h are expected before the strongest winds subside overnight. Damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles …

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Snowfall warning for the Lakeland region

A snowfall warning for the Lakeland region has been issued by Environment Canada for Tuesday, January 12th, 2021. Snowfall with total amounts of 10 to 15 cm is expected. The snow will start late Tuesday evening in the Whitecourt and Hinton areas, and overnight farther east. The snow should end …

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New pumper truck, radio system for Cold Lake Fire-Rescue

The City of Cold Lake awarded two contracts to ensure Cold Lake Fire-Rescue remains well-equipped into the future. The contracts are part of the city’s 2020 Capital Budget, and include the purchase of a new triple-combination pumper, along with communications equipment that will allow the service to use the Alberta …

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Canadian Natural donates to $20K to Portage bursary

Holiday Spirit is alive at Portage College with a $20,000 donation from Canadian Natural towards the Emergent Needs Bursary for students. Portage College has had this bursary for many years to assist students in their time of greatest need. 2020 has had an unprecedented impact on everyone. No one knows …

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Family Connections enhances support for children, families

Lakeland area families and children will continue to receive the developmental and educational supports they rely on, through a newly-established branch of Cold Lake and District FCSS. Cold Lake Family Connections (CLFC) is a place designed specifically for children, parents, families and caregivers. It combines an interactive play space with …

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Cold Lake and M.D. react to achieving ID349 agreement

After years of intermunicipal relationship building and negotiations, the Municipal District of Bonnyville (M.D.) is overjoyed that the Government of Alberta and the municipal parties involved – the Village of Glendon, Town of Bonnyville, City of Cold Lake, and the M.D. – have all agreed, in principle, on how to …

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