COVID-19 Mini-UPDATE – January 22, 2021

As of January 22, 2021 Alberta Health confirmed 643 new cases since Jan. 21. There are 105 new cases in the North Zone since Jan 21. There has been 1 death recorded in the North Zone in the last 24…
COVID-19 Mini-UPDATE – January 21, 2021

As of January 21, 2021 Alberta Health confirmed 678 new cases since Jan. 20. There are 115 new cases in the North Zone since Jan 20. There has been 0 death recorded in the North Zone in the last 24…
COVID-19 Mini-UPDATE – January 20, 2021

As of January 20, 2021 Alberta Health confirmed 669 new cases since Jan. 19. There are 78 new cases in the North Zone since Jan 19. There has been 1 death recorded in the North Zone since Jan 19. 7,879…
COVID-19 UPDATE – January 19, 2021

As of January 19, Alberta Health confirmed 456 new cases in Alberta since January 18. There are 66 new cases in the North Zone since January 18. There has been 2 deaths recorded in the North Zone in the last…
MLA Rehn booted from caucus

Lesser Slave Lake’s rep will have to sit as Independent Chris CleggSouth Peace News Lesser Slave Lake MLA Pat Rehn is not stepping down despite the ocean of controversy surrounding him. Rehn, who has not responded to multiple media requests,…
Voters return Laboucan at Driftpile

Joe McWilliamsFor South Peace News Dwayne Laboucan was re-elected chief of Driftpile Cree Nation voters Dec. 20. It’s his third two-year term as chief of the First Nation located roughly halfway between Slave Lake and High Prairie. According to information…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News High Prairie town council is not giving up on Lesser Slave Lake MLA Pat Rehn, although some remain skeptical. Council agreed at its Jan. 12 meeting to send a letter to Rehn and Premier Jason Kenney…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Big Lakes County is reaching out to Lesser Slave Lake MLA Pat Rehn to deal with his poor performance as an elected representative. At its regular meeting Jan. 13, council passed a motion after a closed…
Embattled MLA must face the music

AUMA says Rehn broke public trust, must resign Chris CleggSouth Peace News The Alberta Urban Municipalities Association has weighed in on Lesser Slave Lake MLA Pat Rehn’s removal from the UCP caucus by supporting Premier Jason Kenney’s decision. And, they…

Editor’s note: Following is the statement issued by Alberta Premier Jason Kenney on Facebook Jan. 14 regarding Lesser Slave Lake MLA Pat Rehn’s dismissal from caucus: “The most important job of a Member of the Legislative Assembly is to represent…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Given recent events, Albertans should be able to recall Lesser Slave Lake MLA Pat Rehn, says the Canadian Taxpayers Federation. As such, the CTF is calling on Premier Jason Kenney to immediately bring forward recall legislation…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News The Town of Slave Lake is not the only political organization calling for Lesser Slave Lake MLA Pat Rehn’s resignation. The Opposition NDP called for Rehn’s dismissal Jan. 14 and demanded he face the voters of…

Jeff Burgar Are you a glass half-full person? Or the same glass half-empty? Do you believe you will attract more flies with honey than with vinegar? Decide. Then look at some municipal government councils in the region over Lesser Slave…

Pearl Lorentzen Last week, Chris Clegg decried the invasion of serious causes within typical avenues of escapism. On the one hand, I agree. With COVID, social unrest, and economic uncertainty, it would be nice for former modes of escapism to…

Joseph L’Heureux,Lay Minister. This is probably the most controversial discussion in the Christian Church. I will attempt to explain this controversial belief which has raged on for 600 years. In the Old Testament, after the miracle of the Daily Manna…
The Page – January 20, 2021

This is supposed to be La Nina weather!La Nina, which means Little Girl in Spanish, is the opposite of the El Nino [Little Boy] weather event.El Nino means warm weather, drought and drier than average conditions for our part of…