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Keep your pets away from blue-green algae: Lloydminster Animal Hospital

Anyone planning on traveling this summer is being advised to keep themselves and their pets away from blue-green algae. Lloydminster Animal Hospital Veterinarian, Dr. Daryl Hanley, stated blue-green algae is highly toxic and poses a health risk to humans and animals. “It’s extremely toxic and takes very little to cause any problems with animals that have ingested it or lick …

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Lakeland College, Alberta colleges form economic recovery task force

Lakeland College and several other colleges across Alberta have created a task force to assist students and governments in restarting the economy. Georgina Altman, VP of External Relations, claimed the Economic Recovery Task Force (ERTF) could address employment gaps in industries by reviewing and adjusting program curriculums to suit the needs of their respective fields. “It’s a big deal for …

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Wear masks to keep COVID-19 cases down: Lloydminster health professional

Despite seeing a small number of cases in the community, local medical professionals are encouraging people to continue wearing masks. Scott Malek, Pharmacist at Spruce Wood Pharmacy & Homecare, says proactively wearing face masks can keep the number of cases low in the community. “It’s better to err on the side of caution. If we wait until there are multiple …

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Vermilion will hold drive-in movie, fireworks for Canada Day

To celebrate Canada Day, the Town of Vermilion will be hosting a drive-in movie and fireworks on Tuesday, June 30. The event is at the Lakeland College football field, grounds will open at 9:15 p.m., and the drive–in movie Pixar’s Onward will begin at 10:00pm. Fireworks will follow at approximately 11:45pm.  According to Director of Community Services, Kevin Lucas, the …

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