Author Archives: Deanne Ennis

Mayor’s Column – June 21, 2017

June 21, 2017   Once more Chetwynd has done it. The 2017 International Chainsaw Sculpturing Championship is successfully over and the champs have returned to their homes in Australia, Japan, Britain, the USA, and Canada. In this event our own home-grown Randy Gauthier demonstrated his artistic talent, hand-eye coordination, and physical endurance with the world’s…

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Mayor’s Column – June 14, 2017

June 14, 2017   Imagine this scenario: you have two lightbulbs to change in your kitchen and only one stool. The bulbs are four feet apart and you, being of a practical bent, do not want to waste time moving the stool. The solution is a no-brainer. Place the stool securely at the midpoint and…

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New trees have been planted in the boulevard along North and South Access roads along Highway 97 to 54th Street SW

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2017 Annual Report and 2016 Financial Report

2017 Annual Report and 2016 Financial Statement

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Mayor’s Column – June 7, 2017

June 7, 2017   I walked out of the District Centre the other day and was astonished at the brightness of the day. It was as if the sky had opened its windows and let in heaven’s light for the first time. And then I saw. Trees had been cut; the foliage was gone and,…

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2016 Climate Action Revenue Incentive Program (CARIP) Report

2016 CARIP Report

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Expressions of Interest Requested

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Mayor’s Column – May 31, 2017

May 31, 2017   Of all the issues that can come between District Council and good service to the community, land use has to be one of the most contentious. The potential to divide neighbours and create factions is almost on a par with that of an acrimonious divorce. Chetwynd Council has been walking the…

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Mayor’s Column – May 24, 2017

May 24, 2017   This is the day of the promised report on the recount of the votes in the ridings in which the contestants are neck-and-neck, to use racing language. But I’m not going to write further on the election. You’ll have to get your political jollies somewhere else. Today is also just two…

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Mayor’s Column – May 17, 2017

May 17, 2017   Minerals North is an annual conference focusing exclusively on the mining industry. The venue moves among northern communities with Houston hosting it next year. Chetwynd’s application to host in 2019 has been accepted and Economic Development Officer (EDO), Ellen McAvany, is moving rapidly to engage the links to government and industry…

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