Alberta’s Recovery Plan: Creating jobs, building, diversifying

Alberta’s Recovery Plan details the province’s economic strategy, including a record $10-billion investment in infrastructure and a plan for 50,000 jobs this year.

Following the initial economic devastation of the COVID-19 pandemic and the unprecedented crash in oil prices, the Government of Alberta is stepping forward with a plan to address both the short-term and long-term challenges facing our province. It is a plan to create jobs now that will set Alberta on a path for economic

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The Church of God in Christ new building well underway

The Church of God in Christ Mennonite Church is half-way through their building project for a brand new church building, east of Linden. The first dirt work began in June of 2019 and the project is progressing well, expected to be completed some time in the spring of 2021. The general contractor for the project is Ridgetech Builders Ltd., based out of Linden, and volunteer labour is also being used where possible.

The church has had a long history in Linden, having begun way back in 1902, with

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Village of Acme applies for relief through Disaster Recovery Plan

Acme has submitted an application through the Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP) for flooding that occurred on May 31, 2020 in the Village. As of Monday, June 22nd, Mayor Bruce McLeod had not heard word of the application’s approval for the program, but it is an arduous and complicated process and a long timeline is to be expected.

Damage from overland flooding has been estimated at $1.5 Million, which falls under the DRP. Damage to the actual infrastructure of the village is eligible for claim

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Trochu Museum open for the Summer

The Trochu and District Museum and Tourist Information center is open for the summer every Monday to Saturday from 10am to 5pm, and the entrance fee is a donation only. The museum also has a hand sanitizing station and one-way traffic signs to keep everyone safe and healthy.

Shaylee Daniels and Jenny Lyver are the Trochu Museum’s summer staff this year and will be ready to answer all of the local historical and tourist information questions.

Already this summer the museum staff has creat

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