Trochu awaits County decision on backing facility

January 25th’s Trochu Town Council meeting was called to order shortly after 6:00pm with all Councilors in attendance. Council accepted the meeting’s agenda, and previous meeting’s minutes, with all in favour.

Carl Peterson began the reporting with his Administrator’s Report.

He mentioned that Administration put in a more definite request with the County for the Senior’s Housing project, which was on the County’s January 26 meeting, asking the County to co-si

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Closed Door Meetings do not Exist to Protect Counsellors from Public Scrutiny

In the pursuit of transparency I feel that it would be valuable to examine the use of closed door meetings. It used to be the case that a council would go into a closed door session (previously referred to as ‘in-camera’) and would give one of three reasons for doing so “land,” “legal” or “labour.” This was incredibly vague and left taxpayers on the outside with no clue what supposedly sensitive information was being discussed by their elected off

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Covenant Health honoured as an employer of choice in Alberta

TROCHU – Covenant Health has once again been named one of Alberta’s Top 70 Employers for 2021. The award reflects the work and commitment of our staff at St. Mary’s Health Care Centre, in Trochu, who create a positive workplace for their colleagues and provide high-quality care to patients and residents. Through both opportunities and challenges, our staff work to support each other, innovate and find solutions.

“We are honoured to be named a leading employer in Alberta

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David Price: Alberta Agriculture Hall of Fame 2020 Inductee

David Price, of Acme, has been inducted into the Alberta Agriculture Hall of Fame for his accomplishments in the swine industry, leadership in the farm and food industry, his community involvement, and impact on agriculture at the provincial level.

Price is the founder, past-President and Director of Sunterra meats, and grew up on his family farm near Acme that his parents began farming in the early 1950’s.

Winning this award came as a complete surprise to Price. He says, “These thi

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