It is very impressive to see the amount of people attending oil and gas rallys and convoys in the province, according to the MLA for Innisfail-Sylvan Lake. In December, Devin Dreeshen was at the rally in Nisku. He adds oil and gas is a vital industry not only for Alberta, but also for all of Canada.
The MLA for Innisfail-Sylvan Lake has been to oil and gas rallies and encourages Albertans to continue to show their support for the critical industry.
Devin Dreeshen was at the rally in Nisku in December. He says it was very impressive with the amount of people who attended and were focused on getting the oil industry back up and running again.
Dreeshen says Albertans are starting to turn heads.
Dreeshen feels a lot can be accomplished through the rallys and convoys.
Another Canadian pipeline rally was held on Sunday in Slave Lake.
Meanwhile, Dreeshen says an Innisfail town councillor is helping to organize a big convoy which will head to Ottawa in February.
Dreeshen is glad to see everyday Albertans standing up for the oil and gas sector.
The cannabis grow facility in Sundre was recently showcased during an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony. President & CEO of Candre Cannabis Jesse Beaudry says, if everything goes as planned, they will continue to expand the facility. He says they have already locked up the land, power and community support.
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The pair of local ice dancers who represented Alberta during the Canada Winter Games in Red Deer in February will be heading to New York to compete next month. 17 year old Kobi Chant from Olds and 14 year old Savanna Martel from Airdrie were selected to compete in Lake Placid at the North American Challenge.
The Red Deer RCMP General Investigation Section (GIS) unit collaborated with Calgary Police Service, Rocky Mountain RCMP and Didsbury RCMP to execute a series of coordinated search warrants on June 7th. As a result, 4 people have been arrested and a total of 17 charges have been laid.
Doreen Bergum from Olds - the Metis Elder for Region 3 - received a Lifetime Achievement Award in Red Deer on Wednesday, June 19th. The Red Deer & District Community Foundation hosted another edition of its Women of Excellence Awards.