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Town of Sylvan Lake temporally lays off 64 employees during COVID-19 pandemic

The Town has enacted a temporary 60-day layoff process for 64 employees

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Alberta’s new sport fishing regulations include more harvesting opportunities

The 2020 regulations feature more opportunities for recreational fishing and online licences

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Deb McNeil is taking porch portraits to share the uniqueness of families during COVID-19

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Wetaskiwin Food Banks are preparing for a surge in need due to COVID-19

Layoffs are expected to play a major role in need for the Food Bank.

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Spring camp likely cancelled; players working on games from home

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Over 25 staff are being laid off or their contract terminated early

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