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Continuing care legislation update welcome, says seniors housing CAO

Continuing care legislation update welcome, says seniors housing CAO

COVID-19 pandemic has revealed inconsistencies and gaps when it comes to monitoring compliance in continuing care settings, says Alberta Health Minister Jason Copping
Pandemic exposes existing societal mental health vulnerabilities

Pandemic exposes existing societal mental health vulnerabilities

Sundre therapist urges municipality to be community mentors
COVID-19: New data from province as Hinshaw takes stand in case challenging health orders

COVID-19: New data from province as Hinshaw takes stand in case challenging health orders

Dr. Deena Hinshaw was occupied with court testimony so Wednesday's regular update expected to take place Thursday.
Heather Taylor is Innisfail’s Citizen of the Year

Heather Taylor is Innisfail’s Citizen of the Year

Town of Innisfail unveils its Community Awards for 2021
2022 Spring Trade Show returns to Innisfail

2022 Spring Trade Show returns to Innisfail

More than 1,500 attend two-day show at the Innisfail Twin Arena
Beloved Innisfail road hockey tradition returns

Beloved Innisfail road hockey tradition returns

Dean Turnquist finally able to host the 25th annual Spring Fever Road Hockey Tournament
Plan B created for Dodd’s Lake’s congestion woes

Plan B created for Dodd’s Lake’s congestion woes

No word yet on Innisfail’s big grant application but there’s been work done on schematic design while town waits for a decision
Innisfail council begins tricky dance with tax exemptions

Innisfail council begins tricky dance with tax exemptions

Two non-profits receive exemptions that will create revenue loss of more than $9,000 for the Town of Innisfail next year
BA.2 variant now the predominant COVID strain in Alberta: Hinshaw

BA.2 variant now the predominant COVID strain in Alberta: Hinshaw

Approximately 60 per cent of all COVID-19 cases identified through PCR testing in the province are the Omicron variant BA.2, Dr. Deena Hinshaw said Wednesday. However there is no evidence that it causes more severe outcomes, despite a higher transmission rate.
Town of Innisfail forced to write off big hockey debt

Town of Innisfail forced to write off big hockey debt

Administration apologizes to council and Innisfail Eagles for invoicing error as town loses thousands of dollars in revenues