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Students bring Disney’s Jungle Book to life on stage

Get ready for a musical adventure through the jungle. Grade 5 and 6 students at Strathcona Christian Academy (SCA) Elementary School will perform Disney's Jungle Book Kids, which is their own take on the original animated film. “Musical theatre is a beautiful and creati...

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Team Alberta makes history at 2019 Canada Winter Games

Team Alberta took home 100 medals, surpassing the all-time medals count for the province. The 2019 Canada Winter Games were held in Red Deer February 15 to March 3. The event attracted more than 20,000 spectators and/or participants to the area. Team Alberta took home 100...

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Farm workers driver training deadline extended

Farm workers now have more time to comply with new training requirements. A new mandatory entry level training (MELT) program for those wanting a Class 1 or Class 2 driver's licence has been introduced by the province to improve road safety. These new requirements went int...

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Extreme cold warning issued for entire province

Wind chill is expected to feel like -40 C to -50 C as we head into the weekend. Environment Canada issued the extreme cold warning across Alberta late afternoon on Friday, March 1. The extremely cold wind chills will hit Friday night, lighten up by Saturday afternoon but s...

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New affordable housing to be built in Morinville

The $10.7 million housing project will see 48 new units built in the area. The province has invested in new affordable living spaces, which include, one, two and three bedroom units in Morinville ensuring that families remain close to their community. “All Albertans need...

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EIPS students rally against bullying on Pink Shirt Day

School hallways were flooded with pink on Wednesday, February 26. Elk Island Public Schools saw staff and students support a welcoming, caring, respectful and safe learning environment by wearing pink to school. “Pink Shirt Day is an opportunity to get our students to th...

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Extreme cold warning returns for much of Alberta

Those dangerously cold temperatures are back. Environment Canada issued an extreme cold warning for most of the province on Sunday, February 24. The warning is in affect for areas such as Fort Saskatchewan, Vegreville, Bruderheim, Redwater, Gibbons, Sherwood Park, Lamont a...

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Fort residents petition for mandatory vaccinations

As Alberta Health Services issues a public alert for a local case of measles, a petition is already in the works to fight for mandatory vaccinations. The petition was started by a handful of Fort Saskatchewan residents and the group is petitioning for mandatory vaccinations (...

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Public alert issued after measles case confirmed in Edmonton area

The public may have been exposed to a case of measles between February 12 - 13. Alberta Health Services issued a public alert on Sunday, February 24. Individuals who were in the following locations on the date and time written may have been exposed to measles. February 12:...

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