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Non-essential business forced to close

Non-essential business forced to close

Restaurants already taking a toll before announcement, says local owner
Small businesses in a fight for their lives

Small businesses in a fight for their lives

COVID-19 has led to mass layoffs and an uncertain future for many
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
Town of Westlock holds meeting via Zoom

Town of Westlock holds meeting via Zoom

New reality moves council meetings on to virtual platforms
Provincial, federal resources listed for Barrhead businesses

Provincial, federal resources listed for Barrhead businesses

Town, county, chamber and Community Futures partner to compile list
Inaugural Westlock Chamber of Commerce gala postponed

Inaugural Westlock Chamber of Commerce gala postponed

Event had been set for April 18
First confirmed COVID-19 case in Westlock

First confirmed COVID-19 case in Westlock

419 cases confirmed in the province
Westlock Food Bank struggling due to COVID-19 crisis

Westlock Food Bank struggling due to COVID-19 crisis

If the shelves can’t be filled, the facility may have to close, says food bank president
Churches doing their best during coronavirus pandemic

Churches doing their best during coronavirus pandemic

Many offering online services and outreach