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Month: November 2020

First draft budget includes four per cent tax rate increase

The first draft budget for 2021 was presented to council including a four per cent tax increase resulting from several cost saving measures.

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No social gatherings allowed, says Kenney

Enhanced public health measures have been implemented across Alberta as a result of the continuing rise of COVID-19 cases.

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Mandatory masks in Hinton’s public spaces

A temporary mandatory mask and face coverings bylaw went into effect on Saturday, Nov. 21, for all indoor public spaces within the Town of Hinton, such as stores, businesses, and government buildings.

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Water user rates face potential increase

Changes in the Water and Waste Water Utility operating costs may be covered in 2021 by a four per cent increase in user rates, according to the Town of Hinton status update on the water treatment plant.

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Federal assessment on Vista continues despite review application

The federal impact assessment process of the proposed Vista Coal Underground Mine and the Vista Coal Mine Phase II Expansion Projects is going ahead while the judicial review application is waiting to be heard in federal court.

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