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City official blue over red and white tulips
The city’s park supervisor was looking forward to the red and white tulips they planted depicting the Canadian flag in honour of the country’s 150th birthday but it is not to be. Last week the bulbs that were planted by Phil Lunn in front of city hall opened red. “Disappointed. Really disappointed,” said Lunn who had created a Canadian flag using a mixture of bulbs and wildflowers. “The red and white ones were supposed to be the outside to look like a maple leaf with red on the inside and white on the outside. You were supposed to pick out the maple leaf,” he said.
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BCHS athletes chosen to play in Football Canada Cup
Zayden Velasco and Matthew Peterson of the Brooks Composite High Buffalos are Nova Scotia bound in July to compete in the Football Canada Cup. The two were among 40 players selected for Team Alberta from 400 athletes who went to the first selection camp in January. Velasco tried out for half back and made his way through three mini-camps held during the year to help reduce player numbers.
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Youth take over city on Municipal Involvement Day
About 15 students from local schools took over the city for a day of learning and tours during Brooks’ annual Municipal Involvement Day last Wednesday. Senior city officials toured the junior councils and other students around city owned facilities including the JBS Canada Centre, the Newell Regional Landfill and the Brooks Fire Training Grounds. At 1:30 p.m. the students held council in the chambers at Brooks City Hall.
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