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All levels of government providing financial supports

All levels of government providing financial supports

COVID-19 crisis has left thousands without employment
Non-essential business forced to close

Non-essential business forced to close

Restaurants already taking a toll before announcement, says local owner
MP accuses Liberals of making power grab amidst COVID-19 crisis

MP accuses Liberals of making power grab amidst COVID-19 crisis

$82 billion aid package originally included sweeping powers for federal Cabinet to raise taxes, spend and borrow
MLA weighs in on COVID-19 developments

MLA weighs in on COVID-19 developments

Glenn van Dijken applauds frontline workers and encourages constituents to stay healthy and abide by restrictions
Outstanding warrants lead to recovery of stolen property

Outstanding warrants lead to recovery of stolen property

Pair face 10 counts of possession of property obtained by crime, two counts of break and enter and mischief under $5,000
Provincial, federal resources listed for Barrhead businesses

Provincial, federal resources listed for Barrhead businesses

Town, county, chamber and Community Futures partner to compile list
Wipes are not for flushing

Wipes are not for flushing

Renters and homeowners will be responsible for repairs
Former Colinton-area resident to reach another milestone

Former Colinton-area resident to reach another milestone

Edith Mae Smiley will turn 104 March 31
A heart of gold in challenging times

A heart of gold in challenging times

Athabasca teacher and her mom hand out food bags to those who need them
COVID-19 impact on local businesses

COVID-19 impact on local businesses

Some are faring better than others just days into isolation guidelines