Chris Heck (left) and Glen Smyth (middle), of Crop Production Services, hand over $1,023 to Lawrence Hogg, of the Trochu Fire Department. The donation will be put toward new equipment for the truck pictured.

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2011 is a landmark year for the Canadian Badlands Passion Play. Not only is the society celebrating its 20th anniversary in January but the first performance of the season, on July 15, will be the 100th performance of the play. The season will also feature a new script from the gospel of John. Special events will be held throughout the year to celebrate these milestones.
In keeping with these historic events the Canadian Badlands Passion Play society is commissioning a special 100th performance

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A trailer from a pick-up truck swiped the bridge about 1/2 mile south of Linden on Hwy #806, last Saturday afternoon, Dec 11. There were no injuries. The accident occurred around 2:30 p.m. Linden Fire Department volunteers arrived at the scene for traffic control and to clean up debris from the ice below.

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Standing Up for Canada's Aboriginals: Many of you will have seen the media reports of the outrageous chief and council pay data released by the Canadian Taxpayers Federation.  For example, approximately 50 reserve politicians took home paycheques larger than the Prime Minister in 2008-09.
Approximately 160 reserve politicians were paid more than their respective provincial premiers in 2008-09. Over 600 received an income that is equivalent to over $100,000 off reserve; and one Atlantic Canada r

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