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Day: April 9, 2020

Caputo nominated for public service legacy award

An almost-20 year veteran of local school boards has been nominated for a legacy award that honours integrity, compasion, mentoring and leadership over the course of a career in public education.

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YES re-opens doors amid COVID pandemic

After dealing with a flood that closed the doors of the Yellowhead Emergency Shelter for Women (YES) since the beginning of March, staff are finally ready to open again on April 7.

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Hinton Parent Link closes after loss of funding

All Parent Link programming, branding, and provincial funding has ended as of March 31 and Hinton Parent Link will be permanently closed, announced the Town of Hinton on April 3.

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Three weeks of record demand for Food Bank

The Hinton Food Bank saw the numbers of clients spike over the past few weeks as volunteers were busy filling a record high number of food hampers.

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Local organizations urge businesses to reach out for help

Local businesses are struggling with cash flow as COVID-19 has forced many to shut their doors or alter their business delivery.

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Province defers timber dues for forestry industry

In an effort to offer its forestry industry some relief, the Alberta government announced it will defer timber dues for six months.

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The Doctors Are In

Hinton doctors collaborated to answer questions from The Hinton Voice for a local perspcective on COVID-19 and other related health care topics. The answers are provided as general information only.

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Tax and utility payments deadline extended

Town Council extended the deadline for payment of 2020 Property Taxes from June 30, 2020 to Aug. 31, 2020 to provide residents and businesses payment deferral as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Council creates Emergency Response Reserve

Council approved a temporary emergency response reserve to deal with the financial impacts the COVID-19 pandemic has and will have on the town’s operations.

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COVID numbers are not ‘inevitable’

Premier Jason Kenney released modelling projections for COVID-19 by Alberta Health that he believes highlight the importance of continuing aggressive countermeasures.

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