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Green compost bins aid environment growth »

                          Rosanne Fortier Those nasty weeds are actually great substances and citizens can be contributors to the environmentally…

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Gangway to Galilee breezes with interactive learning and fun »

                      Rosanne Fortier St. Johns Lutheran Vacation Bible School-Gangway to Galilee on August 11 till 13, held a real gateway…

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Maple Street Worship Centre: Is there a new church in Town? »

  Submitted   In the 1950’s, a group of people from Edmonton had a dream to see a Pentacostal Church established in Vegreville, but that dream would have to wait…

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Plaques unveiled »

                Rosanne Fortier   The theme of Project CTO’s Plaque Unveiling and Dedication Ceremony and memorial service at Ukrainian Orthodox St. Vladimir Church…

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Nova Scotia Opts for High Taxes over Fracking »

From the fur trade to fisheries and forests, Canada was built on the toil and sweat of those who wanted…

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Prime Minister Welcomes Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to Canada »

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced that Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine, will make his first official visit to Canada…

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New Wealth Distribution Study Finds Deep and Persistent Inequality in Canada »

Wealth in Canada is concentrated heavily in the top 10% – with the bottom 50% combined accounting for less than…

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Canada Needs the TPP »

Free trade is not new. Trade barriers have, in fact, been declining ever since economist David Ricardo, in 1821, argued…

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CFIB Commends Government on 15% Cut in Employment Insurance Rates for Small Business »

Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) president Dan Kelly joined Finance Minister Joe Oliver today as he announced a major…

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Missing Hunter’s Remains Located »

Missing hunter found deceased after fatal bear attack in Kananaskis Country.…

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Sports

Stretching the Season »

If one of your annual post Labour Day rituals is to pull the boat and put it away for the winter, you’re missing out on a spectacular fall boating season…

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Fall Boating – It Takes A Little Bit More Care »

Boating in the fall offers colourful vistas, quiet anchorages and excellent fishing but it is not without its challenges that necessitate self-sufficiency and taking some additional precautions to keep from running into trouble. The Canadian Safe Boating Council (CSBC) and the Alberta Fish & Game…

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Grant Baker To Attend MRU »

The Lloydminster Bobcats are pleased to announce that graduating Defencemen and former Team Captain Grant Baker has committed to attend Mount Royal University in Calgary, Alberta.…

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Agriculture
Agriculture

Post-harvest Scouting in Canola »

Over the last few years, various public disease surveys show an increase in the incidence and severity of the canola disease blackleg across Western Canada.…

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Alberta
Alberta News

Support Lacking for Special Needs Students, says New Report

A new report on inclusive education in Alberta finds an increased need for supports and services as schools become more inclusive of students with special needs …

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Alberta Forest Products Association Forest Regeneration Statistics

Alberta Forest Companies Plant 65 Million Trees in 2014… Industry Plants 16 Trees for Every Albertan Members of the Alberta Forest Products Association (AFPA) planted 65 million trees in forests throughout Alberta during the summer of…

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Health
Health

Chronic Pain & Painkillers: Why You Should Consider Alternatives

Roughly 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain lasting more than six months, according to a report from the Institute of Medicine.…

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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

How to Curb Distraction during Family Time: No Cell Phone Day

If you’re like jazz trombonist and music producer Delfeayo Marsalis, a member of the acclaimed Marsalis family from New Orleans, you appreciate the “old-school” ways of doing things…

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4 Things to Look for When Buying Her 1st Bra

A girl’s first bra is a rite of passage for both her and her parents – and one that’s occurring at younger and younger ages. For some girls, it’s a turning point fraught with…

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Business
Business

Nova Scotia’s Premature Action on Fracking

Nova Scotia's government recently announced it would table legislation to establish a moratorium on the practice of hydraulic fracturing (or "fracking") for the production of natural gas in the province.…

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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

Nova Scotia’s Premature Action on Fracking

Nova Scotia's government recently announced it would table legislation to establish a moratorium on the practice of hydraulic fracturing (or "fracking") for the production of natural gas in the province.…

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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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