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New immigration reforms to improve labour shortage problem

New immigration reforms to improve labour shortage problem

Federal Minister of Immigration, Jason Kenney, hopes labour shortages in the Bonnyville - Cold Lake region may start to improve thanks to recent changes to Canada's immigration system and temporary foreign worker program.

Horses dragged behind stolen truck

A Nova Scotia man is facing charges including theft over $5,000 and causing unnecessary suffering to an animal after he allegedly stole a truck and horse trailer from the chuckwagon grounds early Sunday morning.
Habitat for Humanity: Looking towards the future

Habitat for Humanity: Looking towards the future

History was made this past week at the Elizabeth Métis Settlement just outside of Cold Lake. Enbridge Inc.

Cold Lake is hopeful for "a second date" with WestJet

The City of Cold Lake presented its proposal to WestJet recently in an effort to bring commercial air services to the Lakeland region, via the 4 Wing airport.
Trestle investigation continues

Trestle investigation continues

Cold Lake RCMP officials are seeking persons of interest in an ongoing criminal investigation regarding the fire damage to the Beaver River bridge on the Iron Horse Trail.
Blue-green algae makes Moose Lake unsafe

Blue-green algae makes Moose Lake unsafe

Alberta Health Services (AHS) has issued a health advisory for Moose Lake after discovering blue-green algae in the water.

Local girl to receive bone marrow transplant

Cynthia Theriault, the 19-year-old Bonnyville girl fighting Leukemia who was a guest of honour at the RCMP Regimental Ball in May, is currently in Calgary preparing for a bone marrow transplant after three bone marrow matches were identified in early

Federal Minister to visit Bonnyville

Brian Storseth, MP for Westlock – St.

VIDEO: Glendon's 21st annual Pyrogy Festival

Glendon celebrates its 21st annual Pyrogy Festival.
Community members come out for Sandy Beach Cleanup

Community members come out for Sandy Beach Cleanup

Dozens of area residents, some heavy machinery, a few waste bins and tons of community spirit had already arrived at Sandy Beach early last Thursday evening to clean up the well-known camping and party spot located on the west side of Cold Lake.