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4H Horse camp trots into town »

  Amanda Preston shows 4H club members some equine first aid on Thursday afternoon inside and out of the rain. Kids from over 100 km away gathered to get the…

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VVA introduces Lorraine Ziegler »

              VVA Submitted   Lorraine Ziegler lives on a farm with her husband, Clinton. She is a painter who is influenced by the scenery…

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Texas 4000 pedaling for the cure »

  Jacquie Fenske, MLA (left) stands besides the Texas 4000 team while David Berry, Town Councilor stands on the right. This cycle group was pleased that the weather was good…

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Vegreville’s CiB’s civic pride strives for third national award »

  (seated, left to right) Judge, Gerry Teahen, Mayor Myron Hayduk, Judge, Claire Laberge and Vegreville In Bloom Chairperson, Ellen Johnstone  with (back row) Town Councilors-David Berry and Adam Kozakiewicz,…

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Canada

Continued Growth for the Middle Class and Returning to Balanced Budgets »

As we enjoy these mid-summer days, I would like to take the opportunity to highlight the great strides our Conservative…

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Prime Minister of Canada on the Intent to Implement Further Sanctions »

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on the intent to implement economic sanctions against a broad range…

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Operation Dry Water »

Drinking and boating accounts for approximately 40% of boating-related fatalities on Canadian waterways. To raise awareness and reduce alcohol related…

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Fire at the Bonduelle plant in Tecumseh, Ontario, Canada »

Overnight on July 17 - 18, a fire was reported in the Bonduelle plant in Tecumseh. …

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Are “Wynne Days” coming to Ontario? »

We've seen this script before. Higher spending. Tax increases. Persistent deficits. Growing debt.…

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Students Bring Unique Perspective to Small Biz Issues »

Eight exceptional students from across Canada will give as much as they get this summer, as they undertake an internship…

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Sports

Veg Minor Soccer finishes with strong British flavour »

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  British soccer Coach Jack Sarahs, who hails from Swindon (south of London) has been playing the sport since he was 5. Sent over through Challenger Sports, Sarahs worked with 20 Vegreville teams from various age groups, taught coaching clinics and taught soccer to school…

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Shrine soccer continues tradition of support »

Shrine soccer jerseys

            Jon Vadnais (back, center), Director of coaches for Vegreville Minor Soccer was pleased to accept a donation of soccer jerseys for the Vegreville Minor Soccer Association for the upcoming season from the Al Shamal Shriners and Vegreville’s Freemasons of…

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On the ball »

T Ball

This young man is getting set to knock it out of the infield during a T-Ball game between Mundare and Vegreville on June 11. Local ball season is underway for teams of various ages in Vegreville and the surrounding area. Interested parents or kids can…

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Agriculture
Agriculture

4H Horse camp trots into town »

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  Amanda Preston shows 4H club members some equine first aid on Thursday afternoon inside and out of the rain. Kids from over 100 km…

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Alberta
Alberta News

Business Case for Northern Gateway too Compelling for it Not to be Built

The contentious Northern Gateway pipeline, which would carry oil sands bitumen to the West Coast, can and must be built, says the man widely expected to be Alberta's next premier, but the project may look a…

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Free Alberta Magazine Set to Inspire Female Entrepreneurs

“Success is a mindset, not a location.” That is the premise behind rural rock star and female entrepreneur Amy Deagle’s ‘Women of Possibility’ magazine, which will be releasing its’ much anticipated third issue on April 29,…

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Health
Health

Think about your drink

New drinks show up every day in stores. Many people have questions about vitamin or coconut water, sports drinks and energy drinks. These drinks may look like they are healthy choices because of the…

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Food
Food

For Many Canadians, Access to Food Still a Challenge

Canadians spend a great deal on food - more than $100 billion per year. However, we spend much less than we used to, relatively speaking.…

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Safeway Brand Baked Bean Products Recalled Due to Undeclared Mustard

Bonduelle Americas is recalling Safeway brand bean products from the marketplace because they contain mustard …

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Parenting
Parenting

Prime Minister Stephen Harper Announces Details of the Upcoming Summit on Maternal, Newborn and Child Health

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced further program elements for the upcoming Saving Every Woman Every Child: Within Arm’s Reach Summit, which is taking place from May 28 to 30, 2014, in Toronto, Ontario. Prime …

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Creating The Perfect Sleep Zone for Baby and Kids

When it comes to ensuring your child is getting the best rest possible their sleep …

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Business
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No Frills donates to KidSport

  Baron’s No Frills in Vegreville ran a weeklong campaign to raise funds for a local charity by selling smiles at the end of June, and managed to put together $1,632 with the Vegreville KidSport as…

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Editorial
Editorial

Pope Francis is Wrong About Capitalism

Any time of year is a good time to discuss poverty but the subject has obvious…

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Columns

Don’t Hold Your Breath Waiting for Free Trade Within Canada

A call by the three Western Premiers for the dismantling of internal trade barriers between their provinces is a great idea - one that is long overdue. It would lead to more opportunities for enterprising…

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Real Estate
Real Estate Century 21 awards

Century 21 wins triple awards

            Vegreville’s Century 21 office was the winner of three awards for the 2013 season for their work in servicing the real estate needs of the community. Owner Gary Kuchik received…

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