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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…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Another scam is making an ugly appearance at McLennan, this time involving STARS. On May 25 at 10:30 a.m., McLennan RCMP received a complaint from a resident of McLennan of a suspected STARS Lottery fraud. “McLennan…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Schools in High Prairie School Division are planning graduation celebrations in June. Only graduates and high school staff are allowed at the ceremonies in the school under COVID-19 restrictions, communications officer Kyle Nichols says. Social distancing…
Wetlands a vital component of forests

Pearl LorentzenFor South Peace News Fires and floods are one of the dangers of summer in the boreal forest. Healthy wetlands can help with both and are very common. “There’s so many that you don’t realize how important they are,”…
PRSD notebook

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Board approves deficit budget The Peace River School Division [PRSD] board of trustees approved the 2021-22 budget at the regular board meeting May 20.The Division approved the use of $1,337,978.00 in reserves to supplement the total…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Peace River School Division board of trustees is writing a letter of support for the Alberta Food Matters [AFM] Pilot Project grant application. PRSD’s letter will outline the board’s support of AFM’s application to the Government…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News High Prairie School Division is preparing for school board elections Oct. 18. At its regular meeting May 19, the board confirmed the returning officers. Secretary-treasurer Jody Frowley was appointed the returning officer and human resources manager…
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…
COVID-19 UPDATE – May 31, 2021

As of May 31, 2021 Alberta Health confirmed 1,060 new cases since May 28. There are 136 new cases in the North Zone since May 28. There has been 5 deaths recorded in the North Zone since May 28. 24,446…
COVID-19 UPDATE – May 28, 2021

As of May 28, 2021 Alberta Health confirmed 1,025 new cases since May 26 (513 – May 27, 512 – May 28). There are 129 new cases in the North Zone since May 26 (71 – May 27, 58 –…
COVID-19 UPDATE – May 26, 2021

As of May 26, 2021 Alberta Health confirmed 390 new cases since May 25. There are 47 new cases in the North Zone since May 25. There has been 0 deaths recorded in the North Zone since May 25. 23,608…

Health critic meets with McLennan council to hear concerns Chris CleggSouth Peace News Alberta NDP Health Critic David Shepherd met with McLennan town council May 21 to hear concerns at the local hospital. Council extended the invitation to Shepherd at…

Shift to supporting American also concerns AWNA Chris CleggSouth Peace News Do you want to support Canadian or American? It’s the question asked by Bow River MP Martin Shields in the House of Commons last week. Shields stood up in…
Town of McLennan notebook

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Mill rates decrease across-the-board The Town of McLennan has decreased its mill rates for the 2021 tax year.Council passed its mill rate bylaw at its May 10 meeting, which sees a small decrease in both the…