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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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Waste Pilot Project results deemed succesful

The Town of Hinton considered the Hardisty Waste Pilot Project a success, said Emdad Haque, Hinton’s director of infrastructure services.

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New street name signs presented to council

Council got its first look at the engineering and design standards for neighbourhood street name signs for the Town of Hinton at the standing committee meeting on June 9.

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No request for emergency funds anticipated

Administration presented the financial, staffing, and service level impacts that occurred due to the COVID-19 pandemic at the standing committee meeting on June 9.

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TIBRE plans to build local tourism

Community Futures West Yellowhead (CFWY) is ready to move into stage two of their Tourism Industry Business Retention and Expansion (TIBRE) project, which includes working with the local tourism community.

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Pine Valley Lodge residents get gift ninja’d

Residents of the Pine Valley Lodge (PVL) in Hinton received a large load of gifts last week, donated by numerous locals in the hopes of spreading some happiness.

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Rebranded visitor centre to reopen

A new rebranded Visitor Information Centre (VIC) is set to open in the middle of Green Square, funded and supported through the Town of Hinton.

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Teck transitions to closure this month

Teck’s Cardinal River Operations (CRO) continues to transition to closure this month.

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GYPSD approved 2020-21 budget of $63M

Grande Yellowhead Public School Division (GYPSD) approved its budget for the 2020-2021 school year at $63M.

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Funding adjusted for official languages education

Adjustments in the funding formula of the Official Languages Education Protocol (OLEP) in Alberta will mean fewer funds for French immersion programs like those offered at École Mountain View and Harry Collinge High School.

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