Alberta Celebrating Local Food Week
Alberta is celebrating its first ever Local Food Week and will celebrate it annually.
Every year from August 12th to 19th will be considered local food week to allow people to experience and celebrate the provinces local food industry.
MLA for Whitecourt – St. Anne, Oneil Carlier explains the opportunity this week gives Albertans.
Local Food Week also demonstrates the government’s commitment to increasing awareness about the abundance and quality of Alberta food products.
It is being celebrated ahead of Open Farm Days this coming weekend.
The 2nd Open House for Firefighting Program
Local high school students looking to get into a career in firefighting will now have an opportunity to participate in a fire training course offered this summer.
A new joint training and employment task force has been set up between the Whitecourt Fire Department, NorQuest College and Living Waters School Division to train high school students in grades 11 and 12 in industrial firefighting.
The open house will take place June 25th at 7 pm in the St. Josephs School.