Students at Vulcan Prairieview Elementary School will work at their own student ATB Bank branch. The ATB Bank corporation has been offering a program for three years that allows students to run their own junior bank branch in their schools.
Prairie Rose School Division board of trustees learned more about the plan for education in the division for the next three years. At the Nov. 26 special meeting, trustees approved the combined 2013-16 Three-Year Education Plan and 2012-13 Annual Education Results report.
CNW — After more than 10 weeks of submitting ideas and voting, Canadians have chosen their favourite ideas as Aviva Community Fund semi-finalists. The competition — created by home and auto insurer Aviva Canada — offers $1,000,000 in donations to lead, empower and support community initiatives across the country.
The Aquatic Centre in Swift Current will re-open Saturday, December 7 at 1 p.m. for regularly scheduled programming.
Once again this year, Foremost residents are being encouraged to shop local by the Foremost and District Chamber of Commerce through the Passport to Christmas contest.
Waterton Lakes National Park’s Akamina Parkway reopened Nov. 30. The Parkway sustained extensive damage during the spring floods throughout southwestern Alberta and has been closed since June 19.
Due to a continued decline in the number of patients presenting with suspected measles, Alberta Health Services (AHS) closed its Measles Assessment Centre (MAC) tent at Chinook Regional Hospital, Nov. 22. AHS continues to remind individuals with symptoms of measles to stay home and phone Health Link Alberta (1-866-408-5465) before visiting any hospital, clinic or emergency department.