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Friday , 15 January 2021

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Courts backlogged and inmates facing tighter restrictions during COVID

Alberta courts continue to experience changes and disruptions. Carla Jones, Communications Advisor for the Justice and Solicitor General, said Alberta’s government undertook many changes to ensure Albertans have access to justice during the pandemic. “To address the backlogs and shorten wait times, several vacant court positions have been filled in …

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Municipalities expect M.D. Foundation requisition to double in 2021

Members of the M.D. of St. Paul Foundation have been told to expect significant increases to their requisitions in 2021 because of increasing costs to the Foundation. The Foundation manages subsidized apartments for low-income seniors who are still able to live independently, as well as a number of supportive living …

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St. Paul Co-op Pharmacy closed after COVID-19 case

The pharmacy at the St. Paul food store is closed after a an employee tested positive for COVID-19 according to General Manager for Cornerstone Co-op Graham Getz. “We worked with AHS contact tracers to reach out to all team members who may have been in close contact,” said Getz. According …

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RCMP say individual who trespassed at BCHS was intoxicated

Bonnyville RCMP said no threats or attempts to use a knife were made by the trespasser at Bonnyville Centralized High School on Tuesday. RCMP attended the scene after BCHS staff escorted the individual out of the school and was seen wandering around with a pocketknife visible. Members attended quickly and …

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St. Paul cuts monthly cell phone bill by nearly 50% for town

The Town of St. Paul is moving their cell phone services from Telus to Bell after receiving proposals from both companies and seeing there would be significant cost savings by switching providers. According to CAO Kim Heyman, the town has been looking for a plan from Telus for close to …

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Bookmark contest to engage kids at Vermilion Public Library

Area residents are encouraged to participate in a new Design-a-Bookmark Contest at Vermilion Public Library for the next month. Programs coordinator, Sheila Heit, said the program is for everybody. There is no limit on the media used or restriction on subject matter or topic. “You can draw in crayon, ink, …

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Lakeland College develops first bachelor of agriculture technology degree

Lakeland College is offering Canada’s first degree in agriculture technology this fall. The program is said to be developed to allow students to keep ahead of the curve in the evolving world of agricultural technology. Lakeland’s bachelor of agriculture technology program offers real-world experience with the latest agricultural equipment, software, …

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Bus cancellations Thursday, January 14

Northern Lights Public Schools All NLPS buses are cancelled for Thursday, January 14, 2021. Schools will be open and classes will proceed for students who are able to come to attend. Programming may be modified if large numbers of students are absent. Safety is our top priority and we want …

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