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Read the Hinton Voice online, Oct. 22 Issue

The Hinton Voice is available for free in print and on our website. Individual stories are published on our website one week after their original publication date.

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No raise for Fish and Wildlife for RAPID response

While in the process of joining the Rural Alberta Integrated Defence Force (RAPID), Alberta’s Fish and Wildlife officers have been notified they will not be compensated for additional responsibilities and risks added to their roles by the province.

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Feds announce $60M in MPB funds for Alberta

The Government of Canada has announced $60M in funding for Alberta over the next three years to support ongoing work to combat the Mountain Pine Beetle (MPB), but it is still uncertain if the funds will have any local impacts.

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The Eye In The Sky

From May until September, staff from Alberta Agriculture and Forestry (AAF) sat at the top of the Athabasca fire lookout tower scanning the horizon for smoke.

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ATE fine revenue continues to decline in second quarter

The latest quarterly update on automated traffic enforcement (ATE) activity in the Town of Hinton showed a decline in enforcement time and revenues.

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CGF committee members yet to be appointed

Council will be appointing members to the Hinton Grant Funding Advisory Committee for a one-year term inclusive of both 2021 grant funding intakes and the 2020 Fall grant intake.

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Town hall in-person and via zoom this fall

Council is moving forward with a hybrid online and in-person Town Hall event this fall in order to engage with the public on budget discussions.

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Town and CEAC ready to engage community in climate protection

Administration is ready to work with the Community Engagement Advisory Committee (CEAC) on emission reduction targets as part of the Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) Program.

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Fatality at Hinton pulp mill confirmed

RCMP and Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) are investigating a sudden death at the Hinton pulp mill that occurred on Oct. 5, 2020.

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Local student honoured with provincial award

When Lucy Beaverbones’ mom proudly told her she won an award, the Grade 4 student was curious to find out which award she was talking about.

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