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Canadian Blood Services calling all 'newbies'

Canadian Blood Services is looking for some new blood to help them reach their goal of 75 donations at this week’s blood donor clinic in Innisfail.

Home business open house Saturday

A home business open house with 10 vendors will be selling their wares this Saturday in the tea room at the Historical Village.

Going the distance for French education

French immersion students at Innisfail’s St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Catholic School are going to great lengths with their French language education.
Local business throws support behind kid's cancer fundraiser

Local business throws support behind kid's cancer fundraiser

A local business has stepped up for an Innisfail girl who is raising money for kids’ cancer. Mortgage Alliance - The Place to Mortgage has posted a link to the Nov.

Four students receive funding for apprenticeship program

Four recent high school students were awarded with $1,000 scholarships toward their apprenticeship of choice. “It’s awesome,” said Riley Wik of Innisfail about the registered apprentice program (RAP).

Presentation to outline how to deal with bullying in workplace

Bullying isn’t an issue simply confined to the playgrounds and school halls anymore. Valerie Cade, an author, public speaker and expert on workplace bullying, will be in town this Friday for a morning presentation on workplace bullying.

Fox attends amputee seminar

Reconnecting with friends was one of Brett Fox’s favorite parts of the weekend. Fox, 10, recently spent the weekend in Edmonton at the War Amps 2011 Western Child Amputee Seminar. “Everyone’s in the same boat.

Shop local initiative starts next week

This year marks the 10th year for Santa’s Sleigh of Surprises, a Chamber of Commerce tradition. “It’s a shop local program,” explained Jane Duncalfe, exec for the chamber. Kicking off Nov. 23 and running until Dec.

Woman looks to raise awareness and money, for Alzheimer Society

For the last year and a half, Judy Cawley has been watching her hair as it grows inch by inch. Now hanging 15 inches in a ponytail, she’s ready to chop it off and donate to cancer.
More than 100 discuss new school at open house

More than 100 discuss new school at open house

More than 100 people gathered in the gym of Penhold School last Monday during an open house with Chinook’s Edge School Division to learn more about a new school scheduled to open in Penhold the fall of 2014.