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COVID-19 Mini-UPDATE – April 14, 2021

As of April 14, 2021 Alberta Health confirmed 1,412 new cases since April 13. There are 235 new cases in the North Zone since April 13. There has been 0 deaths recorded in the North Zone since April 13. 14,038…

Chris Clegg South Peace News On April 3, at 3:41 a.m. High Prairie RCMP were called to a shooting that occurred at the Joussard Sand Pits. Cpl. Troy Savinkoff, RCMP Media Relations, says three individuals received gunshot wounds as a…
COVID-19 UPDATE – March 2, 2021

As of March 2, Alberta Health confirmed 257 new cases in Alberta since March 1. There are 40 new cases in the North Zone since March 1. There has been 1 death recorded in the North Zone since March 1..…
COVID-19 Resources – Updated September 9, 2020

Listed below are links to available resources for Albertans during the COVID-19 Pandemic Crisis, a list of symptoms, and Alberta’s Relaunch Strategy. If you would like to see other resources please send us a comment. COVID-19 School Status Map Overview…
Métis oppose proposed new bridge

Susan ThompsonSouth Peace News A petition against a proposed new toll bridge across the Peace River at Tompkins Landing claims the government has not properly consult- ed Métis people about the project, which will replace the existing ferry. “The Members…
MLA part of group opposing premier

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Central Peace-Notley MLA Todd Loewen is one of 17 MLAs opposing the Alberta government’s announcement April 6 to proceed with stricter restrictions due to the COVID pandemic. “As MLAs, we are calling on our government colleagues…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Peace River MLA Dan Williams says the Peace River region and other parts of the northwest are winners in the provincial budget announced Feb. 25. “For our riding of Peace River, the Alberta government’s investment means…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The Town of Peace River is upset about funding cuts for municipalities in the provincial budget announced Feb. 25. Mayor Tom Tarpey says cuts in the Municipal Sustainability Initiative [MSI] program is not a good deal…
PICs – Trudeau’s latest gift

On April 1 Canadian PM Justin Trudeau implemented his latest carbon tax hike. Prices rose by two cents a litre and we have the photos to prove it [left and right]. By the time 2030 comes around, the Trudeau gift…

Chris Clegg What is the most important job an MLA can do for you? Is it not to represent the wishes of the people who elected him/her? Last week, 15 Alberta UCP MLAs, including Central Peace-Notley MLA Todd Loewen, decided…

Richard Froese Volunteers serve valuable roles in any community. Their special week is coming up. National Volunteer Week returns April 18-24. Communities and citizens will get an opportunity to thank and honour the valued volunteers who reach out to make…

Joseph L’Heureux,Lay Minister Recently, I was given a dream of a woman who passed 22 years ago in a terrible car accident, a relative by marriage. I immediately prayed for her and the next day I had a Mass said…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Peace River Minor Soccer Association still plans to go ahead with the spring season. While health restrictions prohibit games, COVID-19 restrictions updated April 6 do not change health orders for minor sports. “At this point, the…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News What’s in a name? A name is needed for an expanded family resource network that serves a region in the areas of Falher, High Prairie, Slave Lake and Wabasca. The network has launched a contest and…
PRSD notebook

SPN Staff Board approves 2021-22 calendar Supt. Paul Bennett provided a review of the process involved in developing the proposed 2021-22 school calendar at the board’s March 25 meeting.Bennett shared with trustees the feedback received on the calendar from families…
Obituary – Pauline Jacqueline Labbé

Pauline Jacqueline Labbe, a longtime resident of Falher, AB passed away on March 18, 2021 at Sacred Heart Health Centre in McLennan, AB, at the age of 92 years. Pauline was born on Feb. 12, 1929, in Girouxville, AB in…
Obituary – Randy Roger Aubin

Randy Roger Aubin, resident of Peace River, AB, passed away on Friday, March 26, 2021 at the age of 72 years. Randy was the third of eight children, born on Feb. 16, 1949 to Omer and Agnes Aubin on the…
COVID-19 Mini-UPDATE – April 13, 2021

As of April 13, 2021 Alberta Health confirmed 1,081 new cases since April 12. There are 147 new cases in the North Zone since April 12. There has been 0 deaths recorded in the North Zone since April 12. 13,865…