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Indigenous training mandated for public service employees

Indigenous training mandated for public service employees

The Government of Alberta is planning to spend $2.75 million to provide Indigenous training to all public service employees over the next three years. The province announced the measure June 18.
Family, friends celebrate to remember Tim Hague

Family, friends celebrate to remember Tim Hague

Family and friends gathered to remember and celebrate the life of Boyle's Tim Hague with a community dance at the Boyle Community Centre June 16.
Province loses appeal in beer brewery battle

Province loses appeal in beer brewery battle

A trade panel has ordered the province to amend or repeal its Alberta Small Brewers Development (ASBD) Program after determining the program violates internal free trade agreements.
Libertarian makes second Federal run in Lakeland

Libertarian makes second Federal run in Lakeland

A retired agronomist instructor from Lakeland College in Vermilion is taking another stab at running for the Libertarian Party of Canada. Robert George McFadzean has let his name stand once again for the Oct.
Westlock County rancher enters race

Westlock County rancher enters race

Westlock County cattle rancher John Schrader believes the Liberal-led federal government policies are hindering Canada’s ability to achieve real prosperity.
Green Party enters the race for Peace River-Westlock

Green Party enters the race for Peace River-Westlock

Green Party candidate Peter Nygaard believes he and the party have a lot to contribute to the political discourse in the country and that is why he decided to throw his hat into the ring and run for public office.
Wolf killed in Banff along Trans-Canada Highway

Wolf killed in Banff along Trans-Canada Highway

Paul Clarke The Banff Registry BANFF – A female wolf from the Bow Valley wolf pack was struck and killed by a vehicle along the Trans-Canada Highway in Banff National Park on Saturday (Aug. 10).
Flash flood hits Boyle

Flash flood hits Boyle

A serious downpour around 4 p.m. July 27 caused a flash flood in the Village of Boyle, covering Railroad Avenue covered in about four feet of water.
van Dijken opens Athabasca office

van Dijken opens Athabasca office

Will Gordon – Leader Staff The window still says Colin Piquette, but there’s a new man in the office.
BREAKING: Wabasca under mandatory evacuation, Slave Lake under alert

BREAKING: Wabasca under mandatory evacuation, Slave Lake under alert

Communities just north and west of Athabasca are under evacuation orders and alerts as high winds and dry conditions spread wildfires through the region. At 8:44 p.m.