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December 2021 unemployment lowest since pre-pandemic

“Our nation-leading employment rate has increased to 64.2 per cent while unemployment has dropped to its lowest rate since before the pandemic,” says Alberta’s Minister of Jobs, Economy and Innovation Doug Schweitzer about the December 2021 Labour Force Survey.For unemployment…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Whether or not staff should get vaccinated at Manoir du Lac is not an issue McLennan town council will get involved in.“I don’t feel we should get involved,” said Councillor Sue Delaurier after reviewing a letter…
Pro-choice supporters oppose HPSD mandatory vaccine order

Chris CleggSouth Peace News About 100 High Prairie School Division employees, plus parents and other supporters, attended a protest in High Prairie outside the HPSD Learning Centre Oct. 26 in support of free choice.The protest was sparked by a HPSD…
Smoky area businesses persevering

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Small retail businesses in the Falher and McLennan areas continue to persevere as the coronavirus [COVID-19] pandemic continues.Red Apple store in Falher is busier now than before the COVID-19 pandemic, thanks to an increase in local…
Mask bylaw in effect for High Prairie

It’s time for the citizens of High Prairie to put the mask back on! The Town of High Prairie passed a mandatory bylaw on November 10, 2020, stating that citizens will be required to wear a mask if COVID-19 cases…
COVID-19 UPDATE – June 22, 2021

As of June 22, 2021 Alberta Health confirmed 57 new cases since June 21. There are 22 new cases in the North Zone since June 21. There has been 0 death recorded in the North Zone since June 21. 25,869…
COVID-19 UPDATE – June 18, 2021

As of June 18, 2021 Alberta Health confirmed 124 new cases since June 17. There are 32 new cases in the North Zone since June 17. There has been 1 death recorded in the North Zone since June 17. 25,696…
COVID-19 UPDATE – June 14, 2021

As of June 11, 2021 Alberta Health confirmed 170 new cases since June 10. There are 54 new cases in the North Zone since June 10. There has been 0 deaths recorded in the North Zone since June 10. 25,383…
COVID-19 UPDATE – June 11, 2021

As of June 11, 2021 Alberta Health confirmed 170 new cases since June 10. There are 54 new cases in the North Zone since June 10. There has been 0 deaths recorded in the North Zone since June 10. 25,383…
COVID-19 UPDATE – June 10, 2021

As of June 10, 2021 Alberta Health confirmed 178 new cases since June 9. There are 40 new cases in the North Zone since June 9. There has been 2 deaths recorded in the North Zone since June 9. 25,326…
COVID-19 UPDATE – June 9, 2021

As of June 9, 2021 Alberta Health confirmed 452 new cases since June 7. There are 66 new cases in the North Zone since June 7. There has been 2 deaths recorded in the North Zone since June 7. 25,252…
COVID-19 UPDATE – June 7, 2021

As of June 7, 2021 Alberta Health confirmed 651 new cases since June 4. There are 80 new cases in the North Zone since June 4. There has been 1 death recorded in the North Zone since June 4. 25,133…
COVID-19 UPDATE – June 4, 2021

As of June 4, 2021 Alberta Health confirmed 540 new cases since June 2. There are 37 new cases in the North Zone since June 2. There has been 2 deaths recorded in the North Zone since June 2. 24,971…
COVID-19 UPDATE – June 2, 2021

As of June 2, 2021 Alberta Health confirmed 410 new cases since June 1. There are 50 new cases in the North Zone since June 1. There has been 0 deaths recorded in the North Zone since June 1. 24,764…
COVID-19 UPDATE – June 1, 2021

As of June 1, 2021 Alberta Health confirmed 209 new cases since May 31. There are 46 new cases in the North Zone since May 31. There has been 0 deaths recorded in the North Zone since May 31. 24,614…