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Winagami wading pool a high priority for Loewen

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A children’s wading pool at Winagami Lake Provincial Park east of McLennan could be revived, now that the MLA for the area is the new provincial minister of forestry, parks and tourism.Central Peace – Notley MLA…
Minister Lowen says he is up to the challenge

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Central Peace – Notley MLA Todd Loewen is eager to build his region and province as the new minister of forestry, parks and tourism.“I am extremely pleased with this cabinet role,” says Loewen, who was appointed…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Peace River – Westlock MP Arnold Viersen is pleased with the most recent addition to his job.Oct. 28, Viersen wrote in a news release was elected as vice-chair of the Subcommittee on International Human Rights of…
Carifelle announces intention to seek UCP nomination

Joe McWilliamsFor South Peace News After several months of not confirming rumours she would be seeking the Lesser Slave Lake United Conservative Party nomination, Martine Carifelle is now officially in the race to replace MLA Pat Rehn.Or at least as…
Loewen appointed to Smith’s cabinet

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Central Peace – Notley MLA Todd Loewen was promoted to the cabinet of the UCP government by the new premier.Loewen was appointed the new minister of forestry, parks and tourism Oct. 21 by Premier Danielle Smith.Cabinet…
Loewen pleased to return to UCP caucus

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Central Peace – Notley MLA Todd Loewen is back in the fold of the Alberta United Conservative Party (UCP) caucus.After being kicked out of caucus May 13, 2021, he was welcomed back by new UCP Leader…
Dairy Queen proposed for High Prairie

Chris Clegg South Peace News The company proposing to build a Dairy Queen in High Prairie will not be getting any help from town council. At least for now! A request from the developer, Park Side Ventures Group of Companies,…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News A physician wanting to come to town and work at the High Prairie Medical Clinic will not be doing so after he was refused hospital privileges by Alberta Health Services.It is the reason given by the…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News A lady who is no stranger to the Lesser Slave Lake constituency has announced her intention to seek the NDP nomination in the riding.Danielle Larivee, a former public health nurse, and former MLA and cabinet minister…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Peace River – Westlock MP Arnold has more duties to add to his portfolio.Viersen was recently appointed to the Subcommittee on International Human Rights of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development.The subcommittee is…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News One incumbent mayor and a single incumbent reeve were defeated in the region during the 2021 municipal elections Oct. 18.Town of McLennan mayor Michele Fournier was soundly defeated, placing fifth of five candidates with only four…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The Town of Falher has a new council with one new member and a reduced number of seats.Donna Buchinski was elected mayor by council during its organizational meeting Oct. 12.Councillor Robert Lauze was elected the deputy…

Pat Rehn,MLA,Lesser Slave Lake I hope everyone has been having a good September. I’m happy to have been out in the community hearing folks’ thoughts on the federal election and local issues. I appreciate the feedback.Of course, the biggest news…
Former SL mayor seeking Senate seat

Joe McWilliamsFor South Peace News Karina Pillay, who served several years as mayor of Slave Lake, is on the ballot for Alberta’s senatorial election this fall.Pillay has been practicing medicine for the past three years in Calgary. After stepping down…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News A senatorial candidate is making the rounds across Alberta hearing concerns and asking for support.Pam Davidson, one of 13 candidates seeking three positions, spoke with Northern Sunrise County council via Zoom at its meeting Sept. 14.Davidson,…