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McFadzean striving for liberty and prosperity in Canada

McFadzean striving for liberty and prosperity in Canada

The Libertarian party will be on the ballot in the Lakeland riding for the 2015 federal election, with Robert McFadzean stepping forward to be the local candidate.
Fort Chipewyan woman named NDP candidate for Fort McMurray--Cold Lake riding

Fort Chipewyan woman named NDP candidate for Fort McMurray--Cold Lake riding

Melody Lepine, the Director of Government and Industry Relations for Mikisew Cree First Nations, has been elected as the NDP candidate for the Fort McMurray – Cold Lake riding.
CHP names candidate for Fort McMurray - Cold Lake

CHP names candidate for Fort McMurray - Cold Lake

Residents of the Fort McMurray – Cold Lake riding now have a fifth candidate to consider in the upcoming federal election. Roelof Janssen has added his name to the ballot representing the Christian Heritage Party (CHP).
Ceci hints at Highway 28 funding

Ceci hints at Highway 28 funding

Finance Minister Joe Ceci hinted at the possibility of Highway 28 receiving funding in the province's 2015 budget during his visit to Cold Lake last week.

RCMP figures show decrease in motor vehicle theft in Cold Lake

After a dramatic spike in the theft of motor vehicles in Cold Lake in 2014, this year's numbers will be a sigh of relief to many. “There's been a significant drop in theft of motor vehicles in Cold Lake from last year,” said Cold Lake RCMP S./Sgt.

More students packing into NLSD's Cold Lake schools

More students are filling the classrooms in Cold Lake schools this year. Preliminary numbers for the Northern Lights School Division show that enrolment has increased just over one percent in total for their schools in the City.
Assumption students discuss bullying on National Suicide Awareness Day

Assumption students discuss bullying on National Suicide Awareness Day

Bullying, suicide and self-harm were some of the issues addressed during a special presentation at Assumption Jr./Sr. High School last Thursday.

City sets out five-year business plan

Cold Lake City Council has officially laid out their priorities for the next five years. During their meeting on Sept. 8, council voted in favour of adopting a five-year corporate business plan.
Local rookies take the spotlight in Cold Lake Ice training camp

Local rookies take the spotlight in Cold Lake Ice training camp

The 2015/'16 season is officially underway for the Cold Lake Ice, as the Jr. B team welcomes a number of young, talented players to their roster following training camp. A mix of returning and new players turned up at Imperial Oil Place from Sept.
Energy Centre Phase-3 plans progressing

Energy Centre Phase-3 plans progressing

Plans are moving forward on Phase-3 of the Cold Lake Energy Centre. During their meeting on Sept. 8, Cold Lake City Councilors were presented with a conceptual design of what the next phase of the multi-million dollar facility would look like.