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A woman walks past the Olympic rings in Tokyo, Wednesday, March 10, 2021. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
A woman walks past the Olympic rings in Tokyo, Wednesday, March 10, 2021. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

Head of Tokyo Olympics again says games will not be cancelled

On Thursday, minister in charge of Japan’s vaccine rollout, Taro Kono, said even if the Olympics go on, there may be no fans of any kind in venues

A man wearing a protective mask to help curb the spread of the coronavirus walks past banners for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo, Wednesday, April 14, 2021, to mark 100 days before the start of the Summer Games. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Eugene Hoshiko
A man wearing a protective mask to help curb the spread of the coronavirus walks past banners for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo, Wednesday, April 14, 2021, to mark 100 days before the start of the Summer Games. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Eugene Hoshiko

Rings on the Horizon: Tokyo Summer Olympics hit 100 days out marker

Vaccination rollouts have ranged from expedient in some parts of the world to virtually non-existent in some countries

Impress
Beginning this week, residents are invited to sign up on the City of Wetaskiwin’s Community Garden page and reserve their plot for the coming growing season.

Time to get growing! Reserve your community garden plot before they book up

Plots are assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis

    The City of Wetaskiwin encourages residents to snap and share photos of inspiring local scenes for this year’s Earth Day Contest. Denise Falenda was last year’s third place winner with this stunning image.

    Celebrate Earth Day virtually: Enter your spring photos for a chance to win!

    Photos can be submitted between April 12 and 25; public voting follows April 26 to May 3