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Grant Money coming to the Peace Region

Courtesy: Government of Alberta High Level Native Friendship Centre Society – The Friendship Park and History Walk project will enhance and upgrade the Centre’s amenities. Grant amount: $114,000 Mackenzie County – The County will develop an outdoor recreation and

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Berwyn Council highlights…

Courtesy: Village of Berwyn Here are the highlights from Council – April 11. Have a great weekend! Audit Report Cheri Peterson from MNP presented the findings of the audit of the Village of Berwyn’s Audited Financial Statements

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Friday April 12, 2024 Residents in Fort Vermilion will be without power during the day this weekend. A planned Power Outage is happening between 9:00 and 5:00 on both Saturday and Sunday. The Outage is due to the

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Grimshaw Council Highlights…

Courtesy: Town of Grimshaw Here’s the highlights from the meeting held on April 10th… Vision 2030 – Town of Grimshaw Strategic Plan Council approved updates to Vision 2030, the Town of Grimshaw’s Strategic Plan. The plan outlines

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Thursday April 11, 2024 Petitions of recall are continuing to be in place for High Prairie. Notice was received against Mayor Brian Panasiuk, and Councillors Donna Deynaka and James Waikle. The petition was filed back in February

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New K-12 school in Valleyview?

Courtesy: MD of Greenview Municipal District of Greenview and Town of Valleyview Unite to Support Northern Gateway School Division Development of New K-12 School In Valleyview Valleyview, Alberta — The Municipal District of Greenview and the Town of

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Wednesday April 10, 2024 The break-up watch on the Peace River has opened up… Warmer temperatures and weather is continuing to happen in the Peace until the weekend. Meanwhile, officials in town are continuing to ask people

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No Doc in Fairview ED twice this week

Courtesy: AHS Alberta Health Services – Public Service Announcement April 9, 2024 Temporary disruption at Fairview Health Complex Emergency Department FAIRVIEW — Due to the inability to secure physician coverage, the Fairview Health Complex Emergency Department will

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Tuesday April 9, 2024 The 2024 budgets for Operating, Tax Rate impacts, Capital and Reserves will be decided upon during the meeting of Council in High Prairie. As well, Council will have further debate the development of

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Crime Victims receive grant money

Courtesy: Government of Alberta Helping victims of crime navigate the justice system April 05, 2024 Media inquiries Alberta’s government is providing $6.8 million over two years to make sure victims of crime have access to the help they

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Friday April 5, 2024 Design funding has been assigned to L’Ecole Heritage in Falher for its modernization. The announcement is part of the budget for 2024 of the Provincial Government. The Provincial Government is earmarking money to

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Budget helps Airport projects…

Courtesy: Government of Alberta Building Alberta’s regional airport network April 04, 2024 Alberta’s government is investing $1.13 million to support the development of regional airports across the province. Alberta’s regional airports connect people, create jobs and help

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Thursday April 4, 2024 Alberta Wildfire officials are contending with an out of control fire in between Manning and Keg River. The fire started yesterday afternoon and the cause of it is still under investigation. Projects in

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Indigenous business gets financial boost

Courtesy: Government of Alberta Alberta boosts funding for Indigenous businesses April 03, 2024 Media inquiries Budget 2024 increases the Aboriginal Business Investment Fund to $30 million to support Indigenous community-owned businesses over the next three years. Indigenous communities

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Wednesday April 3, 2024 Officials in the Peace Region are asking everyone again to stay off the waterways, which includes the Peace River. With the warm temperatures, it is said the ice is in a dangerous state,

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Tuesday April 2, 2024 A new doctor has taken up residency in the Peace Region.  Dr. Aman Tataba is practicing as a family physician at the Health Center and Medical Clinic in Valleyview. However, the shortages continue

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King’s Counsel Appointed…

Courtesy: Government of Alberta One hundred and three Alberta lawyers have received the honourary title of King’s Counsel (KC) in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the legal community. The tradition of appointing lawyers to be King’s

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Solar Farm Receives Approval

Courtesy: Peace Energy Cooperative Peace River Energy Project Receives Alberta Utilities Commission Approval Peace River, Alberta – Peace Energy Cooperative (PEC) is pleased to announce a significant milestone in the development of the Peace River Energy Project (PREP)

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New Doc in Valleyview…

Courtesy: AHS Newly recruited family physician now practising in town VALLEYVIEW — Local and area residents have improved access to primary care with the recruitment of a family physician in the community. Dr. Aiman Tataba is now practising at

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Monday April 1, 2024 An increase to the Federal Carbon Tax and the Provincial Fuel Tax was expected to take effect today. Gas Prices in the Peace Region has been steadily increasing for the past week-and-a-half.  Prices

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No Doc in Fairview

Courtesy: AHS Temporary disruption at Fairview Health Complex Emergency Department FAIRVIEW — Due to the inability to secure physician coverage, the Fairview Health Complex Emergency Department will be temporarily without on-site physician coverage for the following time periods: 7 a.m.,

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Thursday March 28, 2024 Crews are dealing with a water main break on 54th Street in Grimshaw. Authorities say intermittent water outages may occur. A lot of travelling will be done this long weekend, as the Easter

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KTCEA Spelling Bee results…

Courtesy: KTCEA KTCEA held its 2nd Annual Spelling Bee and we want to celebrate and congratulate all the students who participated! They showed great courage and spelling ability! Sanctioned by the Spelling Bee of Canada https://www.spellingbeeofcanada.ca/ , the KTCEA

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UFA and USask. join forces…

Courtesy: UFA UFA Co-operative Announces Engagement with the University of Saskatchewan News Release March 27, 2024 New sponsorship of the Opus startup incubator program means new opportunities for UFA Membership. (Calgary, Alberta)—UFA Co-operative Ltd. (“UFA”) is pleased

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Wednesday March 27, 2024 A suspected parental abduction incident in Grimshaw yesterday, turned out to be a false alarm. Peace Regional RCMP received a call of an event happening near the Public School. However, it turns out

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RCMP Equipment stolen in Clairmont

Courtesy: GP RCMP Grande Prairie RCMP requests public assistance in locating stolen police equipment Grande Prairie, Alta. – On March 26, 2024, at 10:35 a.m., Grande Prairie RCMP was advised that the Grande Prairie County Community and

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