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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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St Marys principal

St. Mary’s under guidance of new principal, Tanya Thiessen »

  Mrs. Thiessen is the new principal at St. Mary’s School who brings a wealth of experience and a positive attitude to the education profession.  “I have also been blessed…

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Camino

Rev. Carolyn Woodall’s Camino Walk a faithful adventure »

Rev. Carolyn Woodall stands besides all the items and food she used on her El Camino walk. (Rosanne Fortier/Photo)             Rosanne Fortier   A spiritual…

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Innisfree bikeathon

Another successful bikeathon for Innisfree »

  Participants (l to r): Jeannie MacColl, Robert Dobler, Linda Dobler, Ken Parasynchuk, Stacy Fowler, Wendy Nott, Tracy Rudolph. Back row: Helpers Arlene Brown, Gerry Brooks. Missing from picture is…

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Canada

Crunching the Cookie Numbers! »

It's that time of year again. Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada's Chocolatey Mint Cookies…

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Electors Must Prove Their Identity and Address When They Vote »

  Marketwired – Oct. 15, 2014) – – Federal by-elections will be held in Whitby-Oshawa (Ontario) and Yellowhead (Alberta) on…

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Revision of Lists of Electors Begins »

  Marketwired – Oct. 15, 2014) — Elections Canada has started revising the preliminary lists of electors for all polling…

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Naming of a Building in Honour of Jim Flaherty »

Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced that the Government of Canada building located at…

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ISIL MOTION DEBATED IN PARLIAMENT »

Prime Minister Stephen Harper issued the following statement on the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)-specific motion…

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Federal Departments get Lacklustre Grades for Science Communication »

A report released by Evidence for Democracy (E4D) – a national non-partisan, non-profit organization promoting evidence-based public policy…

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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

Family Farms Continue to Nurture Next Generation »

The next generation of farmer will mostly come from strong and vibrant family farms, according to a recent Farm …

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Alberta
Alberta News

AMA Supports Volunteers Who Drive Seniors

The Alberta Motor Association (AMA) is stepping up to further support Alberta seniors…

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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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Health
Health

Why the Mental Health of Girls Needs National Attention

The recent Maclean's cover story entitled Revenge of the Teenage Girl was too tempting not to read. No doubt they were publishing this in honour of the third International Day of the Girl taking place…

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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 donation good taste

A donation in good taste

              Ag Society member and Gourmet Affair committee chairman Dave Humphries accepted a cheque in the amount of $1,000 from Donna Jenson on September 9. The funds from Jenson, who…

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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

The Proposed Site C Dam $8B Loan Interview

The proposed Site C Dam has now received environmental assessment approval, which means the …

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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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