Business

Cando opens Sturgeon County rail terminal

A new terminal providing additional rail capacity to Alberta’s Industrial Heartland has officially opened. Cando Rail Services announced Thursday the opening of Phase 1 of the Cando Sturgeon Terminal,located directly west of the CN Beamer Spur. The terminal, serviced by CN, can store up to 1,900 railcars in a loop-track system. […]

Regional News

St. Albert and Sturgeon County reach final annexation agreement

After nearly three years since the formation of the Annexation Negotiating Sub-Committee, the City of St. Albert and Sturgeon County are pleased to announce that a final annexation agreement has been reached between the two municipalities.  […]

Regional News

Virtual trail ride to benefit organ transplant patients

The 2nd Chance Trail Ride Society may have their regular events in limbo due to COVID-19; however, the non-profit group is determined to celebrate their annual Trail Ride fundraiser by hosting their first Virtual Trail Ride on Saturday, May 9 at 11 a.m.
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COVID-19

Alberta COVID-19 daily update for Apr. 30

Alberta reported another 190 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing the total provincial cases to date to 5,355. Of that number, 2,161 (40.3%) Albertans have recovered, and 89 (1.6%) have died, two of those deaths in the last 24 hours. A previously recorded death has been reclassified as non-COVID-related. […]

COVID-19

Alberta COVID-19 daily update for Apr. 29

Alberta reported another 315 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the total provincial cases to date to 5165. Of that number, 1953 (37.8%) Albertans have recovered, and 87 (1.7%) have died, seven of those deaths in the last 24 hours. All of the deaths were at continuing care facilities in Calgary. […]

COVID-19

Sturgeon County reducing services and seasonal staff

Sturgeon County says it is reducing services and seasonal staff in response to the impact COVID-19 is having on operations. The decision followed a closed session of County Council Apr. 14 where Council looked at short and longer-term scenarios. Sturgeon County says the service and staffing adjustments will result in a $4.2 million expense reduction. […]

Legal

Legal family planning car adventure outing to aid Stollery

A Legal couple is planning the 2nd Annual Collin’s Carventure in partnership with the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation. The event, taking place Saturday, May 9th, is described by organizers as a scavenger hunt thrill ride with nearly twenty stops and challenges around St.Albert and Edmonton. […]