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Offloading of mandatory vaccine decision 'extremely unfair'

Offloading of mandatory vaccine decision 'extremely unfair'

"We're shooting in the dark... it's very frustrating," says the St. Paul Education board chair, speaking to a provincial recommendation asking school authorities to create a mandatory vaccine policy for adults in schools.
Town of St. Paul will enforce REP for adult clubs at arenas and curling rink

Town of St. Paul will enforce REP for adult clubs at arenas and curling rink

The Town of St. Paul will be implementing the Restrictions Exemption Program at its arenas and curling rink during adult sport activities, but not during youth sport activities.
Respiratory illness outbreaks confirmed at two St. Paul schools

Respiratory illness outbreaks confirmed at two St. Paul schools

A total of five schools within St. Paul Education have reported over 10 per cent absenteeism, including both schools in Elk Point.
Town imposes new restriction on council meetings

Town imposes new restriction on council meetings

Bonnyville swimming pool also shifts to abide by new health measures.
All elective surgeries cancelled at St. Paul Healthcare Centre

All elective surgeries cancelled at St. Paul Healthcare Centre

The Town of St. Paul is wading through new public health measures in an attempt to keep facilities open.
AHS declares outbreak at Bonnyville Centralized High School

AHS declares outbreak at Bonnyville Centralized High School

"We are continuing to monitor absences due to illness at BCHS, as well as all of our other schools, and we continue to be in contact with Alberta Health Services to determine what additional steps may be required to address the outbreak."
Additional public health measures come into effect Thursday

Additional public health measures come into effect Thursday

The Government of Alberta has announced new public health restrictions amid the fourth wave of COVID-19.
Faced with 'impossible task,' St. Paul trustees choose masks

Faced with 'impossible task,' St. Paul trustees choose masks

Masks to be required in common areas; Two Hills Mennonite School students exempt
Bonnyville hardest hit in Lakeland region's fourth wave

Bonnyville hardest hit in Lakeland region's fourth wave

Town of Bonnyville Mayor discusses spike in COVID cases
Bonnyville RCMP charge youth in relation to Kehewin church fire

Bonnyville RCMP charge youth in relation to Kehewin church fire

A youth has been charged with arson following an investigation into last night's fire at a church in Kehewin.