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Thursday , 13 May 2021

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It’s Economic Development Week

Minister of Jobs, Economy and Innovation Doug Schweitzer issued the following statement on Economic Development Week, May 9-15: “Alberta’s economic developers have long been partners in creating jobs and growth. This week is an important opportunity to celebrate their hard work and recognize the valuable role that they will play …

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Hit and run destroys Cold Lake Restaurant Patio

One restaurant in Cold Lake took a huge blow over the weekend after a hit and run. Glass littered the street at Original Joe’s early Monday morning which is located at 5302 50 Ave in Cold Lake after half of their outside seating area was destroyed. Cpl. Deanna Fontaine is …

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Bonnyville RCMP Briefs

The Bonnyville RCMP was busy last week with a total of 176 occurrences. On April 30, the Mounties were requested to attend for a structure fire in Kehewin that was suspected to be arson. Through neighbourhood inquiries and witness statements, the Mounties were able to locate and arrest a 26-year-old …

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Alberta introduces cutting-edge wildfire technology

Alberta’s government is implementing new technology for detecting and managing wildfires across the province. Wildfire management best practices are always evolving, which highlights the importance of research into, and the adoption of, new technologies and innovative practices. “The safety of Albertans and their communities is our top priority, so we’re …

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Update: Wildfire in Lac La Biche County contained

The wildfire burning near Township Road 652 and Range Road 165 in Lac La Biche County (north of Buffalo Lake Métis Settlement along Highway 855) is 90 per cent contained, and currently not spreading. However, weather conditions may yet change the situation. Jihad Moghrabi is the Manager of Communications with …

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M.D. takes over operation of French Bay Campground

The Municipal District of Bonnyville has taken over the operations of French Bay campground. Located on the shores of Cold Lake, and just down the road from Kinosoo Ridge, the 10-site campground was formerly run by Alberta Parks. With the M.D. taking on operations, that means there will be a …

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Applaud Albertans for stepping up for seniors

Nominations are now open for the 2021 Minister’s Seniors Service Awards featuring new and returning categories. Albertans are encouraged to nominate individuals, businesses, and nonprofit organizations who are supporting seniors through their extraordinary volunteerism, philanthropy, innovation, or outstanding service. Since 1998, the Minister’s Seniors Service Awards have celebrated individuals and …

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