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NLC offers drive-up Wi-Fi

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Free Wi-Fi service is being offered to students of Northern Lakes College. The drive-up Wi-Fi service at NLC campuses launched June 1 to help students learn during the COVID-19 pandemic, states a news release June 1.…
Metis Fest goes virtual

Chris CleggSouth Peace News The Métis Nation of Alberta is not about to let a good thing started one year ago slow down. The popular Metis Fest will proceed this year, but in a new format: virtual! On June 13,…
Catholic churches reopen

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Churches in the Catholic Archdiocese of Grouard-McLennan reopened for Sunday masses and other services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Health orders in the first phase of the relaunch in Alberta in May allow churches to open with…
To open or not to open. . .

Few churches are reopening their doors despite OK from gov’t Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A few local churches are starting to reopen for Sunday services as restrictions are relaxed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Places of worship were allowed to open…
COVID-19 UPDATE – June 5, 2020

As of June 5 Alberta Health has confirmed only 7 new cases in Alberta in the last 24 hours after the highest amount of daily tests of 6,455. There are -1 cases in the North Zone. There has been 0…
COVID-19 UPDATE – June 4, 2020

As of June 4 Alberta Health has confirmed 15 new cases in Alberta in the last 24 hours. There are -1 cases in the North Zone. There has been 0 deaths recorded in the North Zone in the last 24…
COVID-19 UPDATE – June 3, 2020

As of June 3 Alberta Health has confirmed 19 new cases in Alberta in the last 24 hours. There are 6 new cases in the North Zone. There has been 0 deaths recorded in the North Zone in the last…
COVID-19 UPDATE – June 2, 2020

As of June 2 Alberta Health has confirmed 13 new cases in Alberta in the last 24 hours. There are 0 new cases in the North Zone. There has been 0 deaths recorded in the North Zone in the last…
COVID-19 UPDATE – June 1, 2020

As of June 1 Alberta Health has confirmed 34 new cases in Alberta in the last 24 hours after 2,709 tests. May 30 there were 13 and May 31 there were 18. There are 4 new cases in the North…
COVID-19 UPDATE – May 29, 2020

As of May 29 Alberta Health has confirmed 24 new cases in Alberta in the last 24 hours. There are 3 new cases in the North Zone in the last 24 hours. There has been 0 deaths recorded in the…
COVID-19 UPDATE – May 28, 2020

As of May 28 Alberta Health has confirmed 29 new cases in Alberta in the last 24 hours. There are 2 new cases in the North Zone in the last 24 hours. There has been 0 deaths recorded in the…
COVID-19 UPDATE – May 27, 2020

As of May 27 Alberta Health has confirmed 25 new cases in Alberta in the last 24 hours after 3,168 tests. There are 2 new cases in the North Zone in the last 24 hours. There has been 0 deaths…
COVID-19 UPDATE – May 26, 2020

As of May 26 Alberta Health has confirmed 22 new cases in Alberta in the last 24 hours. There are 0 new cases in the North Zone in the last 24 hours. There has been 1 death recorded in the…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Big Lakes County heard a clear message from Alberta Health Services [AHS] about the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. “Our priority is to have good communications with communities, municipalities and stakeholders,” says Gregory Cummings, chief zone…
COVID-19 UPDATE – May 22, 2020

As of May 22 Alberta Health has confirmed 32 new cases in Alberta in the last 24 hours after 3,205 new tests were done. There is 2 new cases in the North Zone in the last 24 hours. Just under…