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Slave Lake and Coaldale receive community awards

Reading Time: < 1 minute Slave Lake and Coaldale have received awards from the Alberta Recreation and Parks Association. Slave Lake was given the Most Significant Community Change Award because residents have taken great steps to enhance holistic wellness in their community over the last year. After a 2011 wildfire destroyed a third of the town, residents have been rebuilding […] Read more

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Alberta communities recognized as wellness champions

Initiatives range from healthier school snacks and walking trails to walkability workshops and exercise breaks at city meetings

Reading Time: 2 minutes Twenty Alberta communities and individuals have been recognized as wellness champions by making the province a healthier place to live, through active living, healthy eating and overall community wellness. Among the honourees recognized by the Communities ChooseWell program are: Longview for a policy passed by town council that stipulates that council will support non-profit programming, […] Read more