Sunday , 7 March 2021

City of Cold Lake

Cold Lake residents asked to help trees from Black Knot fungus

Image credit: City of Cold Lake.  Black Knot is back this spring and Cold Lake residents can help keep local trees safe. The fungus causes brown and black knot-like swelling on the branches of the trees, which if left untreated, will eventually kill the tree and potentially spread to others. …

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Cold Lake’s Compost Days program sees phenomenal growth

The City of Cold Lake’s compost program has seen a significant uptick in use, with over 200 people visiting the transfer station to take compost in a single day. “It’s amazing to see the success of this program grow over the years,” Mayor Craig Copeland said. “We were thrilled at …

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Cold Lake playgrounds open, some restrictions remain

Outdoor parks and playgrounds in the City of Cold Lake, including the skatepark, are open for use by the public under the Government of Alberta’s COVID-19 restrictions. The public is reminded that the Government of Alberta has imposed a limit of 50 people on outdoor gatherings and is requiring physical …

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Cold Lake prepared to follow provincial relaunch strategy

City council will begin meeting in full numbers starting on Tuesday. The City of Cold Lake is preparing to take steps to open in accordance with the Government of Alberta’s relaunch strategy. Council has requested that administration reestablish full Council Meetings in council chambers, which has been rearranged to provide …

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Cold Lake Transit reducing hours of operation

Cold Lake Transit will be reducing its hours of operation in response to COVID-19. “Ridership has seen an impact with the closures of schools and many businesses in the city,” said Mayor Craig Copeland. “A lot of people are staying home right now, which is what the Province of Alberta …

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City of Cold Lake welcomes investment in Keystone XL

The City of Cold Lake expressed support for the Government of Alberta’s decision to invest in the Keystone XL pipeline. “In a time when many are struggling to see when and how our lives will return to normal, this represents strong, decisive leadership,” Mayor Craig Copeland said. Copeland recognized that …

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