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AUG
18
Enbridge

Enbridge in Your Community: Pipeline Construction

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Construction activity for the Norlite Pipeline Project is underway in your community. Your safety and that of our crews is our number one priority. We ask that you take extra care when driving through construction zones to keep yourselves and our personnel safe. You may notice increased traffic along the pipeline right-of-way. Until November 2016, crews will be working six days a week from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. and at peak we expect to have 1,200 workers present. Banister Pipelines is construc... More...
MAR
21
Beaverhills_cmyk

Beaver Hills Biosphere Announcement

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The Beaver Hills Initiative and its members are pleased to announce that the Beaver Hills became a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve on March 21, 2016. The Beaver Hills joins a global network of over 600 sites that are internationally recognized for their work to ensure ecologically sustainable human and economic development. It is the second biosphere in Alberta and joins 16 other Canadian Biospheres. “The UNESCO Biosphere designation is basically international recognition ... More...
FEB
04
Your%20opinion

Bill 6 Survey for Farmers, Ranchers & Farm Workers

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Alberta’s crop commissions urge farmers, ranchers and farm workers to participate in online survey to garner Bill 6 feedback. (Calgary, Alberta), January 15, 2014 – Alberta’s crop commissions, consisting of elected farmer representatives, are urging farmers, ranchers and farm workers to complete a survey designed to garner feedback on the regulations relating to Bill 6. Survey results will provide an important knowledge base for members of the Crop Sector Working Group... More...
DEC
14
Letter

Council Writes Letter to Premier Notley

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Lamont County Council made a motion at their regular Council meeting on December 8 to work with the ASB to write a letter to Premier Rachel Notley expressing their opinions on Bill 6.   The letter reads, in part: "Lamont County does support that the issue of safety being raised is critical, and is worthy of government consideration. All workers should be able to work safely at their worksite and this does not exclude the agriculture sector. Given that many of the regulat... More...
NOV
04
Wineandcheese

Small Business Wine and Cheese a Success

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A Wine and Cheese Reception held October 21 to celebrate local business for Small Business week was a great success, for a first year turn out. Twenty people present representing 11 local businesses, also attending were Lamont County Council and a representative from Bruderheim Council. The week of October 18-24 was declared Small Business Week by County Council. In addition to the reception recognizing local businesses, Jim Newman, Manager of Economic Development, announced the launc... More...
NOV
05

2014 Centennial Scholarship Winners

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During the November 4 Council Meeting the Lamont County Centennial Scholarships were awarded to two deserving graduates of Lamont County. Shailyn Bettac and Owen Serediak are this years recipients and each received a cheque for $1000, as well as a certificate acknowledging their achievements. Unfortunately Owen was unable to attend, due to University classes where he’s taking Engineering, and his mother stood in on his behalf. Shailyn stated that she is currently in school for Nursin... More...
AUG
21

Chipman Fire Department Open House

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On Tuesday, August 19, the Chipman Fire Department held an Open House that can only be described as a resounding success. The free BBQ of burgers, hot dogs, fries and salads cooked up by Chipman Fire Fighters had long line ups, and at times there was barely room for people to sit and eat. Three new fire trucks on display were a big draw, especially to children who were offered fire truck rides, and even Sparky stopped by for a visit and some hugs for the kids. At the end of the eveni... More...
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