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23. 11. 2019
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  • Health Link: For more than trusted health advice
    Call 811 anytime for help finding your way through the healthcare system
    Whether you need help finding a doctor, getting care in your community or finding your immunization records, Albertans can turn to Health Link to get health information, referrals or advice about accessing healthcare services....

  • First weekly data report posted for 2019/20 influenza season
    Alberta Health Services (AHS) today (Nov .8) posted the first weekly data update for the 2019/20 provincial influenza season online at www.ahs.ca/influenza.
    Data categories featured in the weekly update include immunizations administered, lab-confirmed influenza cases, and hospitalizations and deaths in individuals with lab-confirmed influenza...

  • Seeking input on education choice
    A new online survey asks Albertans to identify opportunities to protect and enhance education choice.
    Input from the survey, open until Dec. 6, will help inform future education legislation.
    “We committed to Albertans that our government would introduce a Choice in Education Act to affirm that parents have the primary responsibility for the education of their children...

  • Government affirms stable funding for libraries
    The government is ensuring libraries remain strong community and learning hubs by maintaining the highest level of direct funding for library boards in the country.
    This funding will allow libraries to continue delivering important library services to Albertans, including job-seeking assistance, language-learning, and support for people with print disabilities....

  • Whitecourt Town Council briefs
    Nov. 14 meeting
    Alberta Children’s Services has adopted a new framework to guide efforts to enhance prevention and early intervention services for children, youth and families. The Ministry is redesigning its approach to service delivery and Whitecourt will be submitting new proposals for the funding of the following services:...

  • Coping with Stress in Challenging Times An interactive workshop for building a resilient community, December 3, 2019
    Stress has become a common household word – like Duct Tape. Many of us are challenged with increasing life demands with family, running kids to activities, volunteering, technology, work, business, aging parents… It seems, the more we do, the more lands on our plate! Add to the mix agricultural emergencies and the effects of the economic downturn...

  • THE UGLY
    ArcelorMittal’s SA unit announced that it is closing its steel operations at Saldanha Works because it can no longer compete in export markets, reported Reuters. In a statement, the company said that it has lost its structural competitive cost advantage to...

  • THE GOOD
    State-owned freight-rail and ports company Transnet said it is in talks with the manufacturers of the 1 064 locomotives it acquired at a cost of R54bn a few years ago, to have the irregular contracts set aside as it attempts to also recoup some of the funds...

  • THE BAD
    In a bid to clamp down on money laundering and terrorism financing, Mozambique’s central bank imposed sanctions on 20 financial institutions operating in the country, including three SA banks, for violations of the Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorist Financing Act...

  • Essential information
    Find a Giving Tree
    Not all tags are in place yet, but will appear over coming days Morrisons, Woosehill Newbury Building Society, Wokingham Nirvana Spa, Sindlesham Sedero Lounge, Wokingham Tesco Warfield Tesco Wokingham Wokingham Library Wokingham Borough Council...

  • Women threatened in raid
    THAMES Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following an incident of aggravated burglary which occurred in Woodley.
    At 11.25am on Tuesday, November 12, two offenders forced entry to a property in Woodwaye, armed with a crowbar and what is believed to be a firearm....

  • Jazz celebration
    JAZZ will be celebrated with a film and music fusion in Reading next weekend.
    Progress Theatre in The Mount is to be a venue for the celebration of the Blue Note record label.
    There will be a performance from the Stuart Henderson Quintet and a film presentation of Blue Note: A Modern Jazz Story....

  • Pamper and shopping evening
    EARLY Christmas shopping opportunities will be on offer when a Winnersh church opens its doors for a special evening event.
    The Pamper and Shopping event will be held at St Mary’s in Church Close on Thursday, November 21.
    Running from 7pm to 9.30pm, there will be wine, pamper treatments and a range of stalls to explore. Entry is free....

  • Concern over school cuts
    THE National Education Union are concerned over cuts in funding to schools in Wokingham.
    They say that 87% of schools in Wokingham will have less money per pupil in 2020, in real terms, than they had in 2015.
    Data analysis by the School Cuts campaign shows that nationally 83% of schools will be worse off next year than theywere in 2015....

  • FROM RUSSIA, WITH LOVE
    The escalation of what appears to be an Islamic extremist-driven conflict in northern Mozambique could derail the economic bonanza the country is expecting from the natural gas deposits in the Rovuma Basin, off the coast of the Cabo Delgado province.
    But the conflict has also intensified the spotlight on a shadowy Russian private military contractor called the Wagner Group....

  • IN TRUTH WE TRUST
    When religion is allowed to trump science, disinformation thrives and accountability fails great look on a public official who is supposed to be protecting citizens according to a constitutionally verified mandate.
    Where do we draw the line with belief systems?...

  • BLACK GOLD
    An excessive number of lonely hearts has given rise to the world’s largest shopping day — Singles Day, in China, which this year generated $38bn in 24 hours of online sales. An alternative to Valentine’s Day, Singles Day takes place on November 11 (the four digits 11/11 are said to resemble “bare branches”, a Chinese term for a bachelor)....

  • More retailers pledge to phase out mulesed wool clothing
    Kmart and Target have become the latest retailers pledging to phase out mulesed wool in their fashion ranges, but farmers maintain these moves are counterintuitive to animal welfare and pander to animal activists.
    Target and Kmart this week said they would...

  • Greedy gulls stage great grain robbery
    When news broke that grain thieves were operating at CBH’s Albany Grain Terminal, the grain handler was on to it like a seagull on a hot chip, which was ironic because said thieves happened to be seagulls.
    The infamously bolshie birds had been pilfering grain from farmers delivering to the terminal...

  • Labor ratchets milk price
    Federal shadow agriculture minister Joel Fitzgibbon has ratcheted up calls for a minimum milk price, after the Morrison Government conceded the embattled dairy industry’s mandatory code will be delayed.
    The mandatory code of conduct, which will replace the...