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Month: June 2020

Businesses adjust to Stage 2 of Alberta relaunch

Stage 2 of Alberta’s economic relaunch strategy and some steps that were scheduled to wait until the third stage came earlier than expected for many local businesses.

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Projects expedited for HCHS

Previously approved maintenance projects by Alberta Education at Harry Collinge High School have been accelerated to be completed within six months.

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School expected to be back in for September

Alberta Minister of Education, Adriana LaGrange, said June 10 that students are expected to be back in school in September.

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Hinton Golf Club project profit in 2020

Kyle Crawford, director of the Hinton Golf Club, presented the club’s 2020 budget and business plan as part of a temporary reporting arrangement to the Town of Hinton and Council at the Standing Committee Meeting on June 9.

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Land use, safety code, and HR bylaws approved

Council approved all bylaws that came back to them for approval at the regular council meeting on June 16.

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Graduation in the time of COVID-19

High School graduation ceremonies have been adapted across the country to fit with the restrictions around the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Brazilian cowboy sees Hinton on epic trek

During the last leg of an eight-year horseback trek crossing the Americas, Brazillian Cowboy, Filipe Masetti Leite, spent five nights outside of Hinton at the Old Entrance Bed and Breakfast.

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Elder Abuse Awareness Day highlights local resources

Canada’s fastest growing population is over the age of 65 and is quickly becoming vulnerable to abuse that can rob them of their well-being and dignity, according to the Alberta Elder Abuse Awareness Council.

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Hinton Kids for Success opens July 6

Instead of going to Discovery Camp this summer, kids in Hinton might be spending time with each other in the Hinton Kids for Success program.

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Province initiates Phase 2 relaunch

Alberta will be moving into phase two of the provincial relaunch strategy on June 12 as numbers of active COVID-19 cases continue to drop.

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