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MD of Peace Council Highlights

Here’s the highlights from the MD of Peace 135 Council meeting held earlier this week: —— Meeting with Dan Williams, MLA and Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Council authorized that all councillors attend the July 19,

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Thursday July 11, 2024 Water is in short supply in La Crete… Mackenzie County has implemented Stage 3 ‘Water Rationing” until further notice. As a result, bulk water stations are closed, distribution pressure has been reduced, and

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Evacuation Order for Garden River

Courtesy: Government of Alberta Update 6: Alberta wildfire information update: (July 10, 3:30 p.m.) Little Red River Cree Nation has issued an evacuation order for Garden River and about 700 people are being evacuated. Residents are encouraged

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Wednesday July 10, 2024 The 12-hour Evacuation Alert is still in effect in the Garden River area, as fires continue to burn. The warm weather has not helped with firefighting efforts, as many small fires have ignited

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High Level Wildfire Status

Courtesy: Alberta Wildfire Today, a high of 35C and relative humidity (RH) of 15% with winds from the south 10km/h shifting to west 15-20 gusting to 40. Lightning is predicted, but very little precipitation is in the

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Tuesday July 9, 2024 Fires are heating up, along with the temperatures in the Northwest. A small blaze has ignited north of Manning, but firefighters have knocked down the inferno to Being Held status. The Semo Complex

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Monday July 8, 2024 A five-vehicle pile-up in Grande Prairie has resulted in the death of a five year-old. Police were called to the collision on Saturday afternoon on Hwy 43 at Hwy 43X. Initial reports indicate

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Friday July 5, 2024 The situation is on REPEAT in Fairview, as no Doctor is on site at the Health Complex’s Emergency Department. No physician is present all day and night today, as the game of Hide

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New Role at NSD

Courtesy: Northland School Division Melanie Lapp appointed Indigenous Cultural Land-Based Learning Coach Northland School Division is pleased to announce the appointment of Melanie Lapp as the new Indigenous Cultural Land-Based Learning Coach. Melanie is a proud Métis

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No doc in Fairview, again!

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

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Thursday July 4, 2024 Happy 248th Birthday to the USA! Mother Nature is starting to turn against the Forest sector, as Lightning has sparked a number of fires in Northern Alberta. Alberta Wildfire is reporting that 12

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MOU signed by Alberta and NWT

Courtesy: Government of Alberta Partnering with N.W.T. to expand economic corridors July 03, 2024 Media inquiries Alberta and the Northwest Territories have signed an agreement to collaborate on economic corridors projects to support growth and development in both

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Wednesday July 3, 2024 Investigations continue into a fatal two-vehicle collision on the Swan Hills Highway, south of Kinuso. Police in High Prairie, Faust, and the Lakeshore Regional Police attended the accident on Saturday afternoon on Highway

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MD of Peace Council Highlights

Courtesy: MD of Peace Unsightly Premises Bylaw Council approved the first reading of the Unsightly Premises Bylaw, which allows the Chief Administrative Officer to initiate enforcement proceedings without a formal complaint with three signatures, as the previous

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Tuesday July 2, 2024 Emergency crews had to respond to a tragic incident yesterday at a Canada Day parade in La Crete. A 45-year-old male who was a part of the parade, fell off the equipment he

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Friday June 28, 2024 HAPPY 157th Birthday Canada on Monday… Northwestern Polytechnic has two new and one re-appointed members of their Board of Directors from the area. Dr. Tyler May of Manning, and Mr. Michael McMann, the

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NWP appoints new board members

Courtesy: NWP Northwestern Polytechnic is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Tyler May and Mr. Mike McMann, along with the reappointment of Ms. Heather Kerschbaumer to the Board of Governors. These three-year terms were officially confirmed

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Grimshaw Town Council Highlights

Courtesy: Town of Grimshaw Town Council By-Election Council voted to hold a by-election for the two vacant Council positions and to appoint Belinda Russell, Acting Municipal Secretary, and Debi Malone, Front Office Supervisor as Returning Officers. Nomination

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Thursday June 27, 2024 The Evacuation notice for Zama City has been lifted. The fire is now classified as “being held”. Crews have started removing the structual protections and will continue doing so over the next few

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High Level receives Grant money

Courtesy: Town of High Level Town of High Level receives grant for emergency supplies The Town of High Level recently received a grant to assist in its efforts to assist others during emergencies. The Town recently accepted

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Paskwa Fire (Fox Lake) extinguished…

Courtesy: Alberta Wildfire Paskwa wildfire now extinguished After extensive work over the winter and into the spring, including numerous infrared scans to identify hot spots — along with recent precipitation received — we are confident in changing the status of the

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