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Day: 3 September 2020

Family violence calls on rise in Hinton: RCMP

Spousal abuse and family violence related calls have increased with Hinton RCMP responding to and investigating 137 incidents between April 1 and July 31.

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Coalspur applies for judicial review

Coalspur Mine Operations LTD, the company that operates the Vista coal mine located just 10 kilometres east of Hinton, applied to the federal court for a judicial review of the Vista mine designation for a federal assessment.

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Michael Bernard Fitzgerald to play Hinton under the big tent as part of his Farm Tour

Singer songwriter Michael Bernard Fitzgerald begins his Farm Tour on Sept. 1 and is taking his venue with him on the road.

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Women in municipal government series aimed at diversity

A free three-part online lunch and learn series about women in governance is starting this September with the goal of working towards diverse representation at the municipal level.

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35th Annual Toy Run going ahead this year

Bikers are still being welcomed to come ride in Hinton’s annual toy run this month.

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Quiet summer leading to Oil Country Barrel Challenge

Hinton’s rodeo grounds are usually busy each summer with weekly barrel racing jackpots, rodeo competitions, and people practicing their skills.

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Town reports on COVID-19 impacts

Council took a look at the COVID-19 Business Impact Survey and Economic Recovery Strategy Report during the regular meeting of council on Sept. 1.

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Council approves new bins for waste program

Council discussed and approved three action items during the regular council meeting on Sept. 1.

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Weekly missed calls due to vacant CPO position

Hinton’s third Community Peace Officer (CPO) position remains vacant since June 2020 when it was vacated and will remain vacant pending a decision in the 2021 budget.

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