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Friday , 3 July 2020

Tag Archives: COVID-19

Cannabis sales up 40% in Lac La Biche recently

While some businesses struggled to keep the lights on during quarantine, others experienced an increase in sales. Justin Bunter, the co-owner of a cannabis retail store called Spiritleaf in Lac La Biche, has noticed more people are stocking up as they try to limit their social interactions.  During the months …

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Lac La Biche pool hall is set to reopen today

The popular pool hall, MO’s Billiards, was forced to close its doors in March because of the coronavirus. Now that Alberta is allowing for the second phase of the relaunch, pool hall’s like MO’s are able to reopen today. Mike McArthur, the owner of MO’s Billiards is grateful he is …

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Portage College students to learn online, will hold some on-site labs

Portage College students will be getting an online education this fall. The College’s Executive Committee reviewed several potential COVID-19-related scenarios for the fall and decided that programs will remain online through December in order to keep students, employees and communities safe and to limit disruption to student learning. Portage will …

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Vermilion looks at opening outdoor recreational areas

The Town of Vermilion has been working closely with the Province of Alberta and the provincial relaunch guidelines of our outdoor recreation facilities. While all indoor facilities are currently remaining closed, we would like to advise Town residents that our outdoor parks and play spaces are open to the public …

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