Wednesday , 14 April 2021


Small businesses eligible to have rent lowered by 75 per cent: PM

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses Canadians on the COVID-19 pandemic from Rideau Cottage in Ottawa on Thursday, April 16, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced more support for small businesses on Friday morning. The Canada Emergency Commerical Rent Assistance program will lower rent by 75 per …

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Elk Point moves to livestreaming meetings

The Town of Elk Point will be livestreaming their Public Works meetings while the COVID-19 pandemic is active. Cheif administration Officer, Ken Gwozdz explained in an email to Lakeland Connect that the move will be temporary and the town will return to in person meetings once the health concerns have …

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Centerfield Music Festival postponed amidst COVID-19 pandemic

The fifth anniversary of Centerfield Music Festival will have to wait another year, as we regrettably announce that this year’s Festival will be postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “This is a gut-wrenching decision and it has truly been difficult to imagine a summer in the Lakeland without the Festival,” …

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M.D. Parks awaiting verdict from AHS on camping season

The M.D. of Bonnyville is waiting to hear back in the coming days from Alberta Health Services on what the camping season looks like. Camping is set to open at M.D. sites on May 8 with COVID-19 protocol plans, but AHS will decide whether they will be allowed to open …

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Elk Point provides COVID-19 relief

Elk Point Town Council has passed resolutions that will help ease financial concerns for residents in the face of COVID 19 restrictions. At their e-meeting held on April 14, council decided that: the last day for paying residential and non-residential property taxes without penalty will be delayed one month to …

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