Editorial & Opinion

Letter: The New Regional Reality

When Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Deena Hinshaw holds her daily Alberta news briefings updating Canadians on the province’s COVID-19 crisis, […]

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Crime & Police

Police nab stolen car in Fort Saskatchewan

On May 29, 2020 while conducting pro-active patrols throughout the community, members of the Fort Saskatchewan RCMP observed a vehicle not complying with vehicle equipment regulations.


Column: Superhero Nurse Stretches

We would like to thank all the nurses that are working so hard now and always to keep us safe and healthy. You are a valued member of the front line and we want to thank you for the skill, kindness, compassion and dedication you bring to your job. […]

National News

Canadian seniors to receive special payment in early July

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Thursday that the previously announced special payment to seniors will arrive in early July. Seniors eligible for the Old Age Security (OAS) pension and the Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) will receive their special one-time, tax-free payment during the week of July 6. […]

Morinville News

Town taking cartoonish approach to completing the census

The Town of Morinville is taking a cartoonish approach to encourage residents to complete the census, quite literally. A new animated cartoon has Morinville Mayor Barry Turner standing on the road near East Boundary Road asking people to do the census.

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Crime & Police

UCP says Alberta Parole Board would protect Albertans from repeat offenders, NDP skeptical

If passed, Bill 18, the Corrections (Alberta Parole Board) Amendment Act, would create the Alberta Parole Board, something the UNCP says would ensure a “fairer, faster and more responsive justice system.” The government says that the Parole Board would reflect Albertan values and meet the community needs. […]