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Randy Mowat (left), Senior VP, Marketing with MNP, 2019 Games Board Chair Lyn Radford, and first official torchbearer of the 2019 Games Mackenzie Van Damme at a press conference May 15 at the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame.
Randy Mowat (left), Senior VP, Marketing with MNP, 2019 Games Board Chair Lyn Radford, and first official torchbearer of the 2019 Games Mackenzie Van Damme at a press conference May 15 at the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame. rdnewsNOW / Josh Hall

2019 Canada Games Torch, relay details revealed

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
May 15, 2018 - 3:41pm

The full extent of the first ever nationwide Canada Games Torch Relay has been unveiled.

The Roly McLenahan Canada Games Torch will be lit on October 4 in Ottawa before embarking through 48 communities on its way to Red Deer.

The City of Red Deer issued a local state of emergency last June when a 112 km/h windstorm hit the region.
The City of Red Deer issued a local state of emergency last June when a 112 km/h windstorm hit the region. rdnewsNOW / Josh Hall

Emergency Preparedness Week urges residents to create plans and kits

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
May 6, 2018 - 9:05pm Updated: May 6, 2018 - 9:42pm

Emergency preparedness is something many Albertans and Canadians still take for granted.

However, national Emergency Prepareness week from May 6-12 may just be the perfect opportunity to start making a plan and building a kit.

This year's theme is 'Be Emergency Ready.'

Left to right: Blackfalds mayor Richard Poole, Alberta Infrastructure Minister Brian Mason, NRDRWS Commission chair Ken Wigmore, Federal Infrastructure Minister Amarjeet Sohi, Lacombe mayor Grant Creasey and Red Deer mayor Tara Veer.
Left to right: Blackfalds mayor Richard Poole, Alberta Infrastructure Minister Brian Mason, NRDRWS Commission chair Ken Wigmore, Federal Infrastructure Minister Amarjeet Sohi, Lacombe mayor Grant Creasey and Red Deer mayor Tara Veer. rdnewsNOW / Josh Hall

Officials christen North Red Deer Regional Wastewater System

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
May 4, 2018 - 3:35pm Updated: May 4, 2018 - 4:56pm

Dignitaries gathered today in Lacombe to officially open the North Red Deer Regional Wastewater System.

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