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2017’s beef market continues to be strong – SwiftCurrentOnline.com

2017 has seen strong demand for Canadian beef both on the domestic and export market.

Anne Wasko, a Market Analyst with Cattle Trends, says prices have been good with wholesale prices trading 3 to 4% higher than they were a year ago.

She says heavy carcass weights from last year have dropped by about 30 pounds a carcass giving cattle feeders a better bargaining position…

Source: 2017’s beef market continues to be strong – SwiftCurrentOnline.com

“Captain Keith Mirau Day” August 9th Every Year in Gull Lake Saskatchewan


WHEREAS August 9th is recognized as National Peacekeepers Day; and

WHEREAS on August 9th, 1974 a United Nations-marked Canadian transport aircraft was shot down during Peacekeeping duties, ultimately killing all nine personnel on board.  It was and still is the largest loss of Canadian Peacekeepers in a single day; and

WHEREAS the United Nations flag is raised and flown on August 9th to honour the memory of the many Canadians who have given their lives in the service of peace.  It also demonstrates our continued support of the brave men and women who are currently on active duty in foreign lands; and

WHEREAS Captain Keith Mirau of Gull Lake, Saskatchewan was among the nine Canadian peacekeepers who lost his life on that day; and

WHEREAS we honour his sacrifice and the sacrifices made by his family and loved ones at home.

THEREFORE, I, Blake Campbell, Mayor of the Town of Gull Lake, do hereby proclaim August 9th as Captain Keith Mirau Day in the Town of Gull Lake and urge all citizens to recognize the efforts made by all those who serve our country with honour.

Mayor Town of Gull Lake
August 30, 2016

Energy Sector Drives Canadian Economic Recovery

The energy sector recovery boosted the Canadian economy in May, giving the nation the fastest level of growth since October 2000, according to a new report by The Canadian Press. Statistics Canada had predicted a jump in real gross domestic product by 0.2 percent in May, but the economy grew by 0.6 percent instead. The high growth rate ups the chances that the Bank of Canada will increase interest rates in September. The Bank of Canada increased the principal interest rate to 0.75 percent earlier this month. The jump represented the first such…

via OilPrice.com Daily News Update http://ift.tt/2v9r1bH

A Large Group of Cyclists Set Up Camp at the Gull Lake School

There was a large group of cyclists and support vehicles that stopped at the Gull Lake School tonight. The group of 135 cyclists and support volunteers set up camp this evening on the lawn at the School. .

The group is taking part in the Sea to Sea bicycling mission to fight poverty through fundraising and awareness. To date, the ride has raised $1,465,583.00. The cyclists are riding from Vancouver to Halifax and arrived in Gull Lake this evening after leaving Medicine Hat earlier today. Tomorrow the cyclists will depart to Gull Lake to travel to their next stop in Chaplin

Mayor Campbell

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