In an effort to enhance off-highway vehicle (OHV) safety, the Government of Alberta has recently amended the Traffic Safety Act to include a new OHV Helmet Law. This means that effective May 15, 2017, helmets will be mandatory for those riding off-highway vehicles (OHVs) on public land. OHVs include any motorized vehicle built for cross-country travel on land, ice, and snow. Common types of OHV are all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), snowmobiles, dirt bikes, utility terrain vehicles, and side-by-sides.
In an effort to keep residents informed on the state of regional healthcare, Alberta Health Services has compiled a list of frequently asked questions. These questions cover issues such as wait times, extended hours, recruitment efforts and communications.
In continuation of its ongoing commitment to provide senior residents with quality services, the MD has added information and links related to provincial and federal seniors assistance programs to the Rural Services section of the municipal website.
Local history expert – and herself a part of the region’s storied past – Sheila Willis is the driving force behind a new app in development called History Check: Everything Needed to Explore Northern Alberta.