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Christmas Bureau in Operation »

  Caroline Knowles Submitted   Every year at this time the Vegreville Christmas Bureau Committee goes on a search for a suitable space for the depot. The space needed is…

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Christmas blitz

Christmas Blitz wins in helping kids »

  Rosanne Fortier   Vegreville Preschool Christmas Blitz was a fast-paced festive sale with 28 tables of tradeshow products where plenty of parents accompanied their children on November 8 at…

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Louisiana Hayride Show turns the knob to a golden era »

  Rosanne Fortier   Conversations buzzed with excitement weeks before the Louisiana Hayride Show rode into town on November 8. Vegreville is riddle with folks possessing distinctive rural roots including…

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Peter Svarich High School reunion 2014 »

                Geraldine Ewaniuk Submitted   The Social Centre in Vegreville was the place to be on September 5 and 6 when former students…

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Canada

Quebec’s Proposed Health Reform Ignores Best Evidence »

By Paul Lamarche Réjean Hébert and François Béland Expert Advisors EvidenceNetwork.ca Troy Media/ – Quebec’s Bill 10 has as its…

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Business Education Faces a Challenging and Disruptive Future »

Traditional business education models are being disrupted by technology, the introduction of MOOCs, market competition, university fees and increasingly demanding…

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New Infrastructure Investments Across Canada »

Building on the Government’s historic infrastructure investments, including under the New Building Canada Plan, Prime Minister Stephen Harper…

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Poll Shows Canadians Overwhelming Support Energy-from-waste »

The Canadian energy-from-waste (EFW) market has shown robust potential over the past eight (8) years, growing by 200%, from just…

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Parents Role in Their Child’s Sex Education Paramount »

The chairwoman of Vancouver's school board declared it "bizarre" last week that a group of parents is taking legal action…

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European Declaration Shows Leadership on Palliative Care while Feds Stumble »

The European Declaration on Palliative Care reaffirmed Europe’s commitment to improving their palliative and end of life care services. Meanwhile…

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    Taden Rattie Commits To Western Michigan »

    The Whitecourt Wolverines are proud to announce 16-year-old forward Taden Rattie has committed to play for the Western Michigan Broncos (NCAA, Div. 1) beginning in 2016/2017. The 6’3, 175 pound Airdrie, Alberta product is in his first season in the AJHL.  In 27 games he…

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    The Brooks Bandits are proud to announce that 1994 born Forward Anthony Paskaruk has committed to play for Northern Michigan University.  Located in Marquette, MI the “Wildcats” play in the WCHA under long time Head Coach Walt Kyle.  The Wildcats are off to a fantastic…

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    Alberta Electricity Demand Continues to Grow

    Added generation this year and a well-managed system meant no significant grid outage issues and a lower wholesale electricity price than last year. …

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    Quebec’s Proposed Health Reform Ignores Best Evidence

    By Paul Lamarche Réjean Hébert and François Béland Expert Advisors EvidenceNetwork.ca Troy Media/ – Quebec’s Bill 10 has as its objective improvement to the access and quality of health and social services in the province, while…

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    Parents Role in Their Child’s Sex Education Paramount

    The chairwoman of Vancouver's school board declared it "bizarre" last week that a group of parents is taking legal action to overturn policy allowing self-identified transgender students to use the washroom of their choice. …

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    The Coming CETA Litigation Boom

    After five years of negotiations, Canada and the European Union announced on September 26, 2014 that the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) had been finalized. …

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                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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