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Thursday , 13 August 2020

Tag Archives: City of Cold Lake

Wastewater treatment plant grant covers 30% of project

Two critical wastewater projects received grant funding from the Alberta Municipal Water/Wastewater Partnership. The grants were approved after submissions were made by the Cold Lake Regional Utility Services Commission (CLRUSC). The commission, chaired by Councillor Bob Buckle, is comprised of members from the City of Cold Lake, M.D. of Bonnyville, …

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Cold Lake cracking down on speeding

Mayor Craig Copeland estimates 5000 speeding and noise complaints are sent to the City within a given year. The City is going to look into different solutions to help put the brakes on speeding issues in its northern residential areas. Despite a notable pothole that’s managed to persist over the …

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Cold Lake Meals on Wheels cuts price by half

The Cold Lake Meals on Wheels program is offering a 50-per-cent discount to help its clients through challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Until the end of 2020, the cost of meals will be $5 for a full-course hot meal, and $4 for a frozen meal. The Meals on Wheels …

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City council to lobby against federal gun ban

Cold Lake is wading into a federal issue Cold Lake city council has voted to voice its opposition to the federal government’s decision to ban a number of firearms as well as the planned buy-back program. The decision was made after a notice of motion was tabled by Councillor Kirk …

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Cannabis micro-production allowed in Cold Lake commercial zones

At its June 9 Regular Meeting, Cold Lake City Council passed changes to the city’s Land Use Bylaw that will allow for cannabis micro-production as a Discretionary Use in facilities on commercially zoned land. Micro-processors are also subject to federal and provincial regulations and licencing requirements. The Government of Canada’s …

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Donations needed to rebuild destroyed Cold Lake shelter

Kokum’s House, the homeless men’s shelter that burned down in March, has plans to be rebuilt, but it’s going to need some serious cash first. The Cold Lake Native Friendship Centre is looking for donations to build a new men’s shelter from the ground up. The shelter, which first started …

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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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