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Feds make $32.5 million investment in wastewater at Samson Cree

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
May 18, 2018 - 3:46pm Updated: May 19, 2018 - 9:59am

An upgrade to the wastewater facility on Samson Cree Nation is going ahead thanks to the Federal government.

Minister of Indigenous Services Jane Philpott was in Maskwacis on Friday to make the $32.5 million announcement.

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Maskwacis Cree sign education agreement with Government of Canada

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
May 18, 2018 - 3:27pm Updated: May 18, 2018 - 7:49pm

Four Maskwacîs Cree chiefs signed a landmark education agreement on Friday.

The accord between the Maskwacîs Cree Nations and the Government of Canada marks the official transition to true local control of education to Cree Nation students in Maskwacîs.

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.

Impaired driving charges laid in fatal 2017 collision near Wetaskiwin

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
April 12, 2018 - 2:57pm Updated: April 12, 2018 - 3:48pm

A woman has been charged with impaired driving causing death following an incident in rural Wetaskiwin County.

RCMP say they were dispatched on June 8 of last year to a vehicle collision rollover situation in which several people were ejected from their vehicles.

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