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Martensville multi-purpose facility plans unveiled

An artist’s rendering of the fully-completed multi-purpose recreational complex

Five years of fundraising efforts by volunteers with the Martensville Community Recreation Project (MCRP) are bearing fruit.

A conceptual drawing and architectural floor plan for a proposed multi-purpose facility were unveiled to the public at the MCRP’s annual hockey draft fundraising event on Sunday, April 7. Continue reading “Martensville multi-purpose facility plans unveiled”

Carbon tax, SNC-Lavalin scandal top of mind for voters, says Block

Carlton Trail-Eagle Creek MP Kelly Block

Three issues kept cropping up during Member of Parliament Kelly Block’s recent round of coffee shop meetings in her riding of Carlton Trail-Eagle Creek.

The federally-imposed Carbon Tax, the SNC-Lavalin scandal and China’s refusal to allow imports of Canadian canola are all big concerns for voters across the constituency, according to Block. Continue reading “Carbon tax, SNC-Lavalin scandal top of mind for voters, says Block”

Women’s voices need to be heard at the table, forum told

Panel members included (left to right) Warman Mayor Sheryl Spence, Corman Park Reeve Judy Harwood, One Arrow First Nation Chief Tricia Sutherland, Martensville-Warman MLA Nancy Heppner, Prairie Sky Chamber of Commerce President Tracey Fesiuk, Carlton Trail-Eagle Creek MP Kelly Block, and MC Penny Nilsen

Women need to take leadership roles at every level of government, from local community groups through municipal councils to federal and provincial politics.

That was the message from a panel of respected female leaders during a public forum in Warman on Thursday, November 15. Continue reading “Women’s voices need to be heard at the table, forum told”