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Kevin Ma

Kevin Ma

Kevin Ma joined the St. Albert Gazette in 2006. He writes about Sturgeon County, education, the environment, agriculture, science and aboriginal affairs. He also contributes features, photographs and video.

Recent Work by Kevin

Carbon Challengers: Peter Amerongen seeks path to net-zero renos

Carbon Challengers: Peter Amerongen seeks path to net-zero renos

Sturgeon County switches to online meetings

Sturgeon County switches to online meetings

Mayor Alanna Hnatiw said council decided to switch to virtual meetings in response to the province’s calls for social distancing to stop the spread of COVID-19.
New community grants for Sturgeon

New community grants for Sturgeon

Rodda said the county would now offer a $200 “community connection” grant for any local activity designed to build community, which could be block parties, swap meets or community cleanups.
Sturgeon County goes solar

Sturgeon County goes solar

MacDougall said the panels should reduce the county’s greenhouse gas emissions by 64.5 tonnes a year, which the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says is the equivalent of recycling 3.1 garbage trucks full of waste instead of landfilling them.
$4.5-billion plastics plant deferred in Sturgeon County

$4.5-billion plastics plant deferred in Sturgeon County

The plant was one of four major capital projects paused by Pembina as part of a $1.1-billion cut to its 2020 capital plan made in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and significant declines in world energy prices, the company said in a press release.
Property crime jumps in Morinville

Property crime jumps in Morinville

Top cop suspects better reporting
Ray McDonald for sale, cheap

Ray McDonald for sale, cheap

Morinville puts old town sports centre up for sale
Riverlot 56: a primer

Riverlot 56: a primer

Why that little patch of wild is a big deal
Wild Rose and Robert Rundle to swap grades

Wild Rose and Robert Rundle to swap grades

Shuttle bus to ease transition
Sturgeon County suspends meetings and activities

Sturgeon County suspends meetings and activities

All major county events paused till end of April