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Extreme cold to stick around another week

Keep those hand warmers handy, this extreme cold snap is sticking around for another week. Environment Canada issued an extreme cold warning on Saturday, February 2. As of Saturday, February 9 that extreme cold warning remains in effect for most of Alberta. Environment Ca...

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Oversize load traveling through area

Drivers should expect delays as we start the work week off with an oversize load coming through Fort Saskatchewan. It is a 728 tonne, 48 metre long piece of petrochemical equipment, known as a polypropylene reactor being moved from Edmonton to the Heartland over a four day p...

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New growing technology debuts at Thiel’s Greenhouses

Thiel’s Greenhouses will be offering fresh greens throughout the year by way of new growing technology in the Bruderheim area ­– dry hydroponic vegetable growing. “My fresh greens project has been a fair number of years in the making. I decided I wanted to diversify in...

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Petrochemical facility bringing thousands of jobs to the Heartland

A final decision has been made to move forward with the petrochemical upgrading facility in Sturgeon County. It is official, Canada Kuwait Petrochemical Corporation (CKPC), which includes Pembina Pipeline Corp., a Calgary based company has made a final investment decision to ...

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Get ready to book your camping trips

It may feel a bit too cold to think about camping right now, but Alberta Parks have opened online campsite reservations. Starting 9 a.m. on Monday, February 4 campers can log onto Reserve.AlbertaParks.ca and start booking their group camping areas. At 9 a.m. on Fe...

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Extreme cold to last a few more days

Much of Alberta remains under an extreme cold warning. After getting hit with 15-30 cm of snow over the weekend, February 2-3, much of central and northern Alberta went into a deep freeze. Environment Canada issued an extreme cold warning on Saturday, February 2, with the...

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Travel advisory issued for central Alberta

Some areas could get hit with up to 30 cm of snow by Sunday. Environment Canada has issued a snowfall and/or winter storm warning for most of central Alberta. Starting today, January 31, heavy snowfall is expected to make its way across the province. Areas could get hit wi...

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Alberta organizations to receive anti-racism community grants

33 organizations will benefit from anti-racism grants from the Alberta Government. This is a first for the province, which will distribute the grants to create greater awareness and cross-cultural understanding to reduce racism. These grants were a key recommendation from the...

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EIPS opens registration for returning students

Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) registration for returning students begins February 1. EIPS families will be notified via email asking to confirm their child's enrolment for the upcoming school year. Parents/guardians can do so by filling out an online returning student regi...

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