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Barracudas seeking $4.8K worth of renewed fee waivers for pool

The Beaverlodge Barracudas are seeking a fee waiver to use the pool at a continued rate of $110 per hour, as opposed to the $150 set by the town’s fees policy.

County has $505K budget to prevent flooding in farmland

County of Grande Prairie council approved an additional $350,000 for flood prevention efforts last week, bringing the total budget for the ditch rehabilitation program to $505,000.
Former special-forces commander named military's sixth vice-chief in four years

Former special-forces commander named military's sixth vice-chief in four years

OTTAWA — Lt.-Gen. Mike Rouleau is being tapped as the military's sixth second-in-command in four years. Chief of the defence staff Gen.
A COVID-19 update and new provincial measures; In The News for March 16

A COVID-19 update and new provincial measures; In The News for March 16

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of March 16 ... COVID-19 in Canada ...
Viral crisis crashes Democratic debate as Biden, Sanders press on

Viral crisis crashes Democratic debate as Biden, Sanders press on

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden promised to make a woman his running mate — and Bernie Sanders said "in all likelihood" he would do the same — as Sunday's first Democratic debate of the social-distancing era offered a brief, if temporary, respite from the anx
The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest news on the COVID-19 global pandemic (all times Eastern): 10:30 p.m. Saskatchewan is following in the footsteps of other provinces and postponing trials at the Court of Queen's Bench that had been due to begin between March 16 and May 30.
The latest numbers of COVID-19 cases in Canada as of March 15, 2020

The latest numbers of COVID-19 cases in Canada as of March 15, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of March 15, 2020: — Ontario: 145 confirmed (5 cases resolved) — British Columbia: 73 confirmed, including one death (6 cases resolved) — Alberta: 56 confirmed — Quebec: 39 c
Our window to flatten the COVID-19 curve is narrow, says Dr. Theresa Tam

Our window to flatten the COVID-19 curve is narrow, says Dr. Theresa Tam

Canada's top public health officer raised the risk level associated with the growing COVID-19 pandemic on Sunday even as retailers and top politicians reassured Canadians that any restrictive measures would not result in shortages of food or other ba
Trudeau says border closures, mandatory screening up for discussion

Trudeau says border closures, mandatory screening up for discussion

OTTAWA — The federal government is retooling messaging for travellers arriving in Canada amid criticism that it's not doing enough to ensure thousands of people entering the country don't drive a national spike in COVID-19 cases.

Quebec orders bars, movie theatres to close to limit spread of COVID-19

Quebec's premier issued an order on Sunday urging a number of public gathering places such as bars, theatres, gyms and cinemas to close their doors for two weeks in a bid to contain the spread of COVID-19.