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Tag Archives: Alberta

Catholic bishops okay COVID-19 vaccine

Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a wide range of beliefs and opinions about the disease, the response, and the development of the vaccine. With more polarized discussions in recent weeks, Catholics in Alberta have turned to the church for guidance on how to morally navigate …

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Elk Point approves balanced interim budget

The Town of Elk Point passed its interim operating budget for 2021 following more than six hours of discussion on Nov. 16 and Nov. 18. According to CAO Ken Gwozdz, the updated document will be posted to the Town’s website sometime this week. In an interview after the Nov. 18 …

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Bonnyville native starring in TV pilot about oil and gas industry

Show developers in talks with streaming giants to continue production. Natallie Gamble knows the oil and gas industry–now the question becomes, can she make viewers believe it. The Bonnyville native is the lead actress in the Alberta-based TV pilot Pipe Nation, where she plays a debt-ridden, single mom working on …

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Bonnie Lake area contained by RCMP tied to homicide investigation

Strong police presence as St. Paul and surrounding RCMP near Vilna looking to detain a fourth suspect as a homicide investigation continues. Smoky Lake, Boyle, Redwater and St. Paul RCMP are collaborating and have the Bonnie Lake area, four kilometres northeast of Vilna, along Highway 28 contained police said and …

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Students will return to the classrooms this fall

Students will return to learning in classrooms across Alberta at the beginning of the new school year. Schools will be ready to welcome students under scenario 1, which is near-normal daily operations with health measures. Alberta’s government has developed a re-entry tool kit to prepare parents and students for what to expect …

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St. Paul RCMP lay weapons trafficking charges

Two men have been charged with firearms trafficking after a gunshot was heard by mounties who were in the Saddle Lake area. While conducting an unrelated investigation in Saddle Lake, AB on April 25, 2020, St. Paul RCMP entered into an investigation related to the unsafe discharge of a firearm. …

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18 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Alberta, one in North Zone

The provincial government announced there are 18 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Alberta, reaching a total of 74 across the province on Monday with one confirmed case in the North Zone, which the Lakeland resides in. Dr. Deena Hinshaw addressed Albertans through a teleconference on Monday afternoon from her …

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