Council approves Restriction Exemption Program at Cenovus Wellness Centre

Posted on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 08:59 AM

September 28, 2021
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Cold Lake, AB – At its regular Council meeting held tonight, council voted to implement the Restriction Exemption Program (REP) at the Cenovus Wellness Centre on the Energy Centre’s second floor.

The REP requires that patrons show proof of vaccination, or a negative, Canada-Health approved COVID test taken within the past 72 hours, to access the facility. Members who do not wish to take part in the program will have their memberships frozen so...

Nominations close for City Council election; Mayor acclaimed

Posted on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 12:00 PM

September 21, 2021
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Update: September 21, 2021, 12:15 p.m. - list of nominees has been updated to reflect Raymond Cowell has withdrawn his nomination for Councillor.

Cold Lake, AB – Residents have the opportunity to select their next City Council during the upcoming municipal election on Monday, Oct. 18, 2021.

Nominations closed on Monday, Sept. 20, with Craig Copeland running unopposed and acclaimed to the position of mayor for a fifth term. There are 14 candidates...

Council puts more money toward downtown security patrol

Posted on Friday, September 17, 2021 11:29 AM

September 17, 2021
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Cold Lake, AB – Additional funding has been dedicated to the Downtown Security Patrol pilot program.

In the 2021 budget, the City of Cold Lake allocated $90,000 for crime reduction initiatives and sought feedback from community. In consultation with businesses and the Cold Lake Regional Chamber of Commerce, City Council earmarked funding to establish a pilot program for a downtown security watch program....

Skate park expansion complete and ready for riders

Posted on Monday, August 30, 2021 11:34 AM

August 30, 2021
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Cold Lake, AB – An exciting 3,000 square foot expansion to the Cold Lake Skate Park at Imperial Park is complete and ready to welcome riders.

“We received so much feedback from the community on this design, it’s great to see it come to fruition,” said Mayor Craig Copeland. “We really relied on the users and the kids who use the park regularly to help guide this project. It was the feedback we received that helped shape this amenity into what it has...

Cold Lake firefighters recognized with long-service medals

Posted on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 11:41 AM

August 25, 2021
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Cold Lake, AB – Seven Cold Lake Fire-Rescue firefighters were honoured for exemplary service to public safety at the August 24, 2021 meeting of City Council.

Four firefighters were presented with the Alberta Emergency Services Medal, awarded by the provincial Fire Commissioner on behalf of the Government of Alberta. It honours emergency services personnel who have been involved in supporting emergency prevention, preparedness and response in Alberta,...