Thousands of people flooded the Vermilion Agricultural Grounds from July 25 - 27, taking in a mix of the midway, agricultural shows, and entertainment.
The parade kicked off the Fair with a variety of entries categorized in commercial, out of town, senior and junior organizations, comic, pioneer, antique, and decorated cars. People of all ages enjoyed watching the colourful floats pass by, most tailored to the theme celebrating “Yesterdays Memories, Tomorrows Dreams.”
G3 Canada Limited hosted a public hearing for their proposed state of the art elevator near Vermilion at the Legion on August 8.
Project Engineering Director, Murray Vanderpont, and Country Operations Director, Bob Beaudry, described the proposed elevator’s facility features, benefits, and listened to concerns from area residents.
“Grain elevators have evolved; they’re getting bigger, better, and faster,” said Vanderpont.
The company has invested in a Vancouver terminal w
Ducks Unlimited Canada’s, Bryon Wolters, shows a group of realtors its Grizzly Bear North project located south of Vermilion on October 12. Photo submitted Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) held a Marketing Opportunities in Conservation seminar at Lakeland College in Vermilion on October 12. Sponsored by the Alberta Real Estate Foundation, sessions were held at Olds College before their meeting in Vermilion. DUC’s Warren Robb presented a group of realtors with information regardi
From left, SMF Livestock Research Team Leader Casey Finstad, Stewart Ainsworth, Judy Sweet, Chair of Lakeland's Board of Governors Darrel Howell, Lakeland College President and CEO Alice Wainwright-Stewart, and Dean of Agricultural Sciences Josie Van Lent during the ribbon cutting for the official opening of the Vermilion Lakeland College Livestock Research Facility on October 20. Photo submitted Students and dignitaries gathered at the official opening of the ‘Livestock Rese