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About 500 attend Remembrance Day ceremonies at JBS Canada
SANDRA M STANWAY Brooks Bulletin Between 500 and 600 people attended the Brooks Remembrance Day ceremony which was held for the first time at the JBS Canada Centre. While the majority of people had a floor seat many others watched the ceremony from the balcony. This year the ceremony was much shorter. It was decided not to play the PowerPoint during the ceremony and only to lay the wreaths at the Cenotaph in Veteran’s Park. While the JBS ceremony continued others gathered at the cenotaph with the Brooks Cadets for two minutes of silence at 11 a.m.
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Foggy high school football double header quarter finals sees one local team advance
The high school football season is over for the Tier III Brooks Buffalos while the St. Joseph Crusaders 6-man team carries on following a weekend of quarter final matches. On Saturday in the thick fog, the fourth ranked Crusaders easily defeated seventh ranked Cold Lake Assumption, 53-20. The Crusaders advance to the semi finals in Lacombe on Nov. 18 at 11 a.m. where they will face the second ranked Breton Cougars for a spot at the Nov. 24 Alberta Provincial Bowl which will also be in Lacombe.
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College displaying self-taught artist’s Canada 150 exhibit
A self-taught artist and long-time Brooks resident has an exhibit of 48 pieces on display at the Brooks Campus of the Medicine Hat College. The work of Bob Franz is a commemoration of Canada’s 150th anniversary. His display covers the official symbols and landscapes of Canada’s 10 provinces and three territories. It is based on his travels across the country from sea to sea. With an interest in creating something for Canada’s 150th birthday, it was just a matter of coming up with something he wanted to do.
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No public decision yet by SDAB on solar farm hearing 

Chamber invites federal finance minister to explain employee tax 

Santa Claus Parade Nov. 16 ... Parade, music, shopping and fireworks will begin the holidays 

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