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Government launches Run to Quit Smoking program

Reading Time: 2 minutesThe Government of Canada, Canadian Cancer Society, and the Running Room are partnering in what they are calling an innovative program to help quit smoking. The Run to Quit Smoking program launched July 28 and is designed to help participants learn to run 5 kilometres over a 10-week period while getting support to quit smoking. […]

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Morinville Council Briefs

Reading Time: 3 minutesDavid Schaefer, Morinville’s Director of Corporate Operations, delivered a report to Council on the topic of Alberta municipal policy on smoking in playgrounds. The report was the result of a motion by Deputy Mayor Stephen Dafoe at the Aug. 26 Council meeting to have Administration see “what other municipalities are doing regarding smoking in/near playgrounds.”… […]