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Relaxed marijuana rules will cause needed rule changes in the workplace, MD of Willow Creek council hears

Posted on 24 May 2017 by Contributor | Comments Off on Relaxed marijuana rules will cause needed rule changes in the workplace, MD of Willow Creek council hears

LAWRENCE GLEASON – GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR In the not-to-distant future employees under the influence of medical marijuana on the job, could…Continue Reading

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Lively open house as MD of Willow Creek opens its doors

Posted on 23 March 2017 by Contributor | Comments Off on Lively open house as MD of Willow Creek opens its doors

LAWRENCE GLEASON – GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR In the past two decades the annual open house at the MD of Willow Creek has attracted as few as six and as many as 31 people, so 14 ratepayers showing up March 15 to hear each of the department’s report is good attendance. Director of finance Johanne Hannas reported…Continue Reading

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MD of Willow Creek Reeve Earl Hemmaway wants EMS dispatch improved

Posted on 02 March 2017 by Contributor | Comments Off on MD of Willow Creek Reeve Earl Hemmaway wants EMS dispatch improved

LAWRENCE GLEASON – GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR MD of Willow Creek Reeve Earl Hemmaway sent a strongly worded letter to Health Minister…Continue Reading

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Extensive changes proposed for MD of Willow Creek’s municipal development plan

Posted on 02 March 2017 by Contributor | Comments Off on Extensive changes proposed for MD of Willow Creek’s municipal development plan

LAWRENCE GLEASON – GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR Extensive by-law revision proposals governing how subdivisions are created in the MD of Willow Creek…Continue Reading

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MD of Willow Creek councillor Glen Alm says province’s biodiversity management framework puts land owner rights at risk

Posted on 25 January 2017 by Contributor | Comments Off on MD of Willow Creek councillor Glen Alm says province’s biodiversity management framework puts land owner rights at risk

LAWRENCE GLEASON – GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR Ranchers are not having enough input into the province’s biodiversity management framework, according to MD of Willow Creek councillor Glen Alm. The framework will soon become provincial legislation when it was originally considered to be a guideline. Alm made the remarks in a speech Friday to a receptive audience from…Continue Reading

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Willow Creek council backs lobby to give community peace officers more powers

Posted on 05 January 2017 by Contributor | Comments Off on Willow Creek council backs lobby to give community peace officers more powers

LAWRENCE GLEASON – GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR The MD of Willow Creek is putting its support behind a recommendation to provide more…Continue Reading

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MD of Willow Creek begins major overhaul of its land development rules

Posted on 29 December 2016 by Contributor | Comments Off on MD of Willow Creek begins major overhaul of its land development rules

LAWRENCE GLEASON – GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR The municipal development plan for the MD of Willow Creek is undergoing discussions that could…Continue Reading

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MD of Willow Creek firefighters join provincial standardized emergency care program

Posted on 14 December 2016 by Contributor | Comments (1)

LAWRENCE GLEASON – GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR Local emergency services are adopting a province-wide program for medical first responders that provides a…Continue Reading

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MD of Willow Creek adds link to e-petition against a carbon tax to Web site

Posted on 16 November 2016 by Contributor | Comments Off on MD of Willow Creek adds link to e-petition against a carbon tax to Web site

LAWRENCE GLEASON – GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR A carbon tax will cost the Municipal District of Willow Creek about $70,000 to $80,000…Continue Reading

COVID-19: UPDATES

People in Fort Macleod and district who have symptoms and think they may have COVID-19 should call Health Link at 811. If their symptoms match the criteria, Health Link will advise on their next steps regarding testing.

Most recent updates below.

  • There are 358 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Alberta, including one in Claresholm.
  • Since yesterday, 31 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Alberta, bringing the total to 226. Sixteen cases are suspected to be as a result of community transmission. The rest are travel-related.
  • Canada and the United States have an agreement that will restrict non-essential travel across the border, including for tourism and recreation. Canadian and American citizens and permanent residents who are currently visiting each other's country can still return home.
  • Forty-nine new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Alberta, bringing the total Friday afternoon to 195. On a positive note, three people who contracted the virus have been identified as recovered.
  • Fort Macleod Fish and Game has cancelled its awards banquet set for Saturday, March 28.
  • The Empress Theatre in Fort Macleod is closed.
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