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Group tours battlefields in northern Europe

Tom HenihanExpress Staff McLennan Legion Branch 153, “Guided Canadian Battlefields Tour” of northern Europe took place from April 26 to May 11. The 16-day trip, organized by Francis Lessard, involved a 14-day tour, taking participants to European cities including London,…
Peace River cyclists raise thousands for kids with cancer

Susan ThompsonExpress Staff Local pharmacist Tony Nickonchuk of Peace River committed to cycling 100km each day for three days through the Canadian Rockies as part of the Tour for Kids Alberta fundraiser. “We ride for kids with cancer, to raise…

Tom HenihanExpress Staff The Peace River Municipal Library in collaboration with the Peace River Aboriginal Interagency Committee, held its annual Indigenous Art Show, from June 19 to July 17, Edmonton based Métis singer/songwriter Cindy Paul performed at the formal opening…

Express Staff Grande Prairie RCMP have been responding to a number of incidents where counterfeit Canadian currency is being used at multiple businesses in the Grande Prairie area. RCMP have approximately 20 reported incidents where paper dollar bills where counterfeit…

Alberta Health Services World Hepatitis Day is July 28. Close to 300 million people around the world live with a hepatitis B infection. It is potentially life-threatening and is spread through blood or body fluids from an infected person. What…

Express Staff On July 4, 2019, at approximately 11:00 a.m., Grande Prairie Rural RCMP responded to an incident involving a travelling group offering paving services at discounted prices. Individuals are travelling door to door offering residential paving for a fraction…
Peace River church burns down

Susan ThompsonExpress Staff The Seventh Day Adventist Church on 98 Ave in Peace River and a house next to it burned down in the early hours of July 3. The fire department got the call at about 3 a.m. and…

Express Staff The onset of warm weather has finally arrived and the Canadian media has already documented cases of dogs left in cars. Dogs are increasingly part of our lives, consequently people want to bring them everywhere they go as…
Ecole Providence year-end awards ceremony

Tom Henihan Express Staff Due to ongoing renovations in the school gym, Ecole Providence held this year’s awards and kindergarten graduation ceremony in St. John the Baptist Church on June 20. Staying with the annual routine, the awards event began…

Alberta Health Services Illnesses such as measles can be prevented through immunization. To find out more, go to immunizealberta.ca. It is important to know the facts about immunization in order to make the best decisions. Immunization prompts our immune systems…