Two vacancies in Acme Council has resulted in six candidates in a bi-election. A public forum, to meet these candidates, has been scheduled for Monday, September 19 at 7:00 pm, at the Acme Community Hall. The actual bi-election will take place on October 3 at the Acme Hall from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm, with an advanced poll set for October 1 at the Acme Village Office from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.
Of the six candidates, all but one have served in Acme as a previous Councillor, at one time or another, wi

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The Canadian Canola Growers Association (CCGA) is now accepting applications for the 2011 fall cash advance program. "The Post-Harvest Advance Payment Program was established to help farmers generate cash flow from their stored crops, while giving them the flexibility to time the marketing of their grain sales," says Rick White, General Manager of the CCGA.
Under the Advance Payment Program, farmers are eligible for a cash advance of up to $400,000 – $100,000 interest-free and the remaining $300

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Genesis Medical Team Returns Home

 

The Genesis Medical Team has recently returned to Alberta from India with many memorable experiences to share. Not only did they serve over 6,000 patients in three weeks - more than half were children - in seven camp locations, they pushed a jeep off of the tracks just before the train came, traveled many hours through narrow, landslide-ravaged roads in the foggy Himalayan foothills, and set up camps in ULFA and RSS terrorist areas. Every team member reported facing some fears and spiritual w

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ATCO Electric reminds its farm customers to plan ahead and call their local ATCO Electric office before moving tall farm equipment near power lines. Some farm equipment is taller than power lines - posing a serious safety risk to the farmer.
"Contact with a power line is 100 per cent preventable. ATCO Electric's farm customers are encouraged to call us to plan a safe route through their fields, farmyards and nearby roads," said Bobbi Lambright, President, Operations Division, ATCO Electric. This

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