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Heavy snowfall impacts highway travel - CTV News

Heavy snowfall impacts highway travel - CTV News | all things magrath | Scoop.it
CTV News Heavy snowfall impacts highway travel CTV News Environment Canada has issued a blowing snow warning for Brooks, Starthmore, Vulcan, Cardston, Fort Macleod, Magrath, Crowsnest Pass, Pincher Creek, Waterton Lakes, Lethbridge, Taber, Milk...
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my brother Greg in St George, Utah has been posting about the record breaking 1 inch of snow received there .. hmm .. he reports they had to cancel all church services there because of the 'dusting of snow' they received, apparently the most snow in 115 years . We are passing a touque around to collect enough to send him a snow shovel ..  he he 

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Alberta economy fastest growing in Canada - Calgary Herald

Alberta economy fastest growing in Canada - Calgary Herald | all things magrath | Scoop.it
Calgary Herald Alberta economy fastest growing in Canada Calgary Herald CALGARY - Alberta has been the largest contributor to economic growth in the country for three consecutive years, outpacing the much larger economies of Central Canada, says a...
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Weekend checkstop blitz nabs 70 drivers in Alberta - CBC.ca

Weekend checkstop blitz nabs 70 drivers in Alberta - CBC.ca | all things magrath | Scoop.it
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Weekend checkstop blitz nabs 70 drivers in Alberta
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The Alberta effort was part of a Canada-wide RCMP enforcement campaign.
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Thank you Mr RCMP .. let's keep those dangerous vehicles and drivers  off the roads!

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Roger Davies – Google+ - And thanks to the town crew for 9am snow removal duties ..…

Roger Davies – Google+ - And thanks to the town crew for 9am snow removal duties ..… | all things magrath | Scoop.it

And thanks to the Town of Magrath workers for 9am snow removal duties .. we are unsure if anyone will make it into the store today, but I am here and we are open ..…

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Senior Gryphons boys perform well at provincials - Barrhead Leader

Senior Gryphons boys perform well at provincials - Barrhead Leader | all things magrath | Scoop.it
Senior Gryphons boys perform well at provincials
Barrhead Leader
The Gryphons finally met their match Friday afternoon, when they took to the court against the Magrath Zeniths. The boys lost their first game of the tournament, with a score of 25-21.
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Albertans share their photos of the blizzard

Albertans share their photos of the blizzard | all things magrath | Scoop.it
Whether on a long, frigid commute or digging out in the suburbs, Albertans took time to post photos of Monday's storm.
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Alerts for: Cardston - Fort Macleod - Magrath - Environment Canada

When severe weather threatens, Environment Canada issues alerts that notify those in affected areas in Alberta so that they can take steps to protect themselves and their property from harm.
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Seven-year deal signals new partnership with Alberta doctors | Alberta.ca

The Redford government and Alberta’s physicians have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that provides long-term stability for the health care system and improves care for patients.
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Alberta Speaker slaps government with contempt ruling

Alberta Speaker slaps government with contempt ruling | all things magrath | Scoop.it
EDMONTON - The Redford government has been slapped with an extremely rare rebuke from Speaker Gene Zwozdesky, who ruled Monday the province had breached legislature rules with a controversial brochure.
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University of Alberta students get a glimpse of rural health care - Globalnews.ca

University of Alberta students get a glimpse of rural health care - Globalnews.ca | all things magrath | Scoop.it
Globalnews.ca University of Alberta students get a glimpse of rural health care Globalnews.ca “I'm still pretty early on in my training, but I'm definitely considering family medicine or internal medicine,” said David Beyer, a second year medical...
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magrath would love to see a few more doctors living here ..

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Magrath Pharmacy now has Shaw Go WiFi

Magrath Pharmacy now has Shaw Go WiFi | all things magrath | Scoop.it
So .. the Shaw Go Wifi installers came by last Thursday and installed an extra little Wifi box on the wall .. so anyone with Shaw internet can connect and use the Shaw Go Wifi hotspot service. Even...
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How RCMP managed fallout from Alberta flood gun seizures - CBC.ca

How RCMP managed fallout from Alberta flood gun seizures - CBC.ca | all things magrath | Scoop.it
How RCMP managed fallout from Alberta flood gun seizures CBC.ca Documents obtained by CBC News show just how much pressure the Mounties were under to justify to their political masters the decision to seize firearms from evacuated homes at the...
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hmmm .. thanks for tromping through our homes .. and taking stuff .. 

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'Intense' winter storm blowing into southern Alberta late Sunday: Environment ... - Calgary Herald

'Intense' winter storm blowing into southern Alberta late Sunday: Environment ... - Calgary Herald | all things magrath | Scoop.it
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Forecasters are warning that an intense winter storm developing in B.C. could make its way east into southern Alberta late this weekend.
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yay .. Christmas weather for Hometown Christmas (6-8:30pm 5 Dec 2013 in Magrath)

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Opinion: Alberta charities show smaller can be better - Edmonton Journal

Opinion: Alberta charities show smaller can be better - Edmonton Journal | all things magrath | Scoop.it
Edmonton Journal Opinion: Alberta charities show smaller can be better Edmonton Journal So when you support small- or medium-sized organizations, not only are you making the world a better place, you are significantly raising Albertans' capacity to...
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so support your local clubs! @magrathlions http://magrathlions.com

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Blowing snow batters southern Alberta - Globalnews.ca

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Blowing snow batters southern Alberta
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CALGARY – Winter weather continues to plague much of southern Alberta, with wind and blowing snow reducing visibility on area highways.
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Christmas Music Festival Sun 15 Dec 2013 7pm

Christmas Music Festival Sun 15 Dec 2013 7pm | all things magrath | Scoop.it
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One of my favorite Christmas Events here in Magrath. Also on Thu 12 Dec at the Tom Karren Gym at the Magrath School the Lions Community Choir will participate with the High School Band in their Christmas Concert.

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The invitation reads: "Magrath LDS Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints invites you to a community Christmas Music Festival Sunday, December 15, 2013 at 7pm at the Magrath Stake Center in Magrath, Alberta. Come join us for this musical worship celebrating the birth of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Everyone Welcome"

 

Many local choirs will be participating, including the Lions Community Choir, the Magrath High School Choir, and many LDS Ward Choirs from Magrath, Welling and area. See you there! Bro Nolan Johnson is coordinating the event this year for the LDS Stake.

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First Alberta Quidditch Games kick off in Calgary - Sun News Network

First Alberta Quidditch Games kick off in Calgary - Sun News Network | all things magrath | Scoop.it
Sun News Network First Alberta Quidditch Games kick off in Calgary Sun News Network The University of Calgary's quidditch team hosted the first annual Alberta Quidditch Games Saturday at the Edgemont Community Centre which is adapted from the...
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Alberta Snow And High Winds Form Massive Snow Drifts (PHOTOS) - Huffington Post Canada

Alberta Snow And High Winds Form Massive Snow Drifts (PHOTOS) - Huffington Post Canada | all things magrath | Scoop.it
Alberta Snow And High Winds Form Massive Snow Drifts (PHOTOS) Huffington Post Canada A combination of up to 40 centimetres of snow that fell in some parts of Alberta Monday, combined with winds topping 80 km/h, means many in the province face a...
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Twitter / ClaresholmTown: Downtown #Claresholm is a bit ...

Twitter / ClaresholmTown: Downtown #Claresholm is a bit ... | all things magrath | Scoop.it
Check out the piles of snow in Claresholm, Alberta, Canada: http://t.co/zaprzmPxlf
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me too .. 

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Blizzard conditions impacting highway travel in Alberta - CTV News

Blizzard conditions impacting highway travel in Alberta - CTV News | all things magrath | Scoop.it
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Blizzard conditions impacting highway travel in Alberta
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Heavy snowfall in central and southern Alberta is making travel on highways tricky and motorists are advised to use extreme caution and drive to conditions.
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Alberta has enough snow for the year. Thank you mother nature we are good now! #canada #alberta #snow #winter
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Thousands apply to Alberta government for millions in flood relief - Calgary Sun

Thousands apply to Alberta government for millions in flood relief - Calgary Sun | all things magrath | Scoop.it
Thousands apply to Alberta government for millions in flood relief Calgary Sun Meanwhile, Saturday was also decision day for homeowners in Alberta floodways to choose between rebuilding in the zone with or without the financial assistance or taking...
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Magrath residents were front and center in efforts to assist our friends (and sometimes relatives) in High River. I was blessed to be involved in a small way in helping to organize the response from our church groups. Many were able to attend a special fireside (meeting) discussing the High River Flood response last month with Randy Vermeeren coming down from Calgary to present.

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Alberta health premiums back in the spotlight - Globalnews.ca

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Alberta health premiums back in the spotlight
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EDMONTON – Critics are sounding off after members of the province's Progressive Conservative party voted to look at bringing back health care premiums over the weekend.
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it seems to me they REALLY don't want to be re-elected, eh

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Video: Scuba Claus dips into Vancouver Aquarium’s new Luminescence exhibit

Video: Scuba Claus dips into Vancouver Aquarium’s new Luminescence exhibit | all things magrath | Scoop.it
Santa Claus — or Scuba Claus, as he’s known around the Vancouver Aquarium — accidentally dropped his jingle bells in the aquarium’s Strait of Georgia exhibit Thursday and was forced to make a frosty dip to retrieve them, much to the delight of...
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do you believe (in scuba claus)?

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