HAPPENINGS

PRSD, CSNO say ‘no’ to curriculum pilot

Peace River School Division has joined other major divisions across the province in refusing to pilot a new K-6 curriculum during the 2021-22 school year.
An update to Alberta’s curriculum that began in 2016 had been nearly completed under the NDP’s government after input from thousands of Albertans.

NEWS

Controlled burns decrease hazard

Firefighters spent April 24 doing hazard reduction burns to reduce the chance of grass fires in Peace River, but were then called out four times to fires in the evening.
Aside from one small fire caused by sparks from a transformer, most of the fires were caused by careless people.