Federal, provincial and local politicians, along with local law enforcement are hosting a Regional Crime Forum Fri., Dec. 1 from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
The forum will be held at the Bonnyville Seniors' Drop-In Centre, in the Pioneer room. If you are unable to attend, the forum will be livestreamed by Lakeland Connect.
The forum will be moderated by Ron Young. The following will be on the panel listening to concerns and asking questions:
- MP David Yurdiga – MP Fort McMurray/Cold Lake
- MLA Scott Cyr – MLA Bonnyville/Cold Lake Constituency
- Mayor Gene Sobolewski – Mayor Town of Bonnyville
- Reeve Greg Sawchuk – Reeve M.D. of Bonnyville
- Deputy Reeve Maxine Fodness – County of St. Paul
- Councillor Bob Buckle – City of Cold Lake
- Councillor George L’Heureux – Lac La Biche County
- Sgt. Ryan Howrish – Cold Lake RCMP Detachment
- Sgt. Sarah Parke – Bonnyville RCMP Detachment
- Cpl. Kim Hillier – Bonnyville RCMP Detachment (GIS)
- Chris Garner – Director of Public Safety M.D. of Bonnyville
- David Sharun – Bonnyville Community Policing Committee
- Dave Winter – Cold Lake Neighbourhood Watch
- Savannah Luciak – Bonnyville Neighbourhood Watch
- Renee Lillico – Cold Lake Citizens On Patrol
- Silke Skinner – Beaver River Rural Crime Watch
- Trevor Tychkowski – President Alberta Provincial Rural Crime Watch Association
- Debbie Winstone – Program Manager Bonnyville Victim Services
- Brenda Parsons – Community Support Worker FCSS Bonnyville
The M.D. has also prepared a Regional Crime Survey for residents to complete. Please click on the link below to take the survey now. Copies of the survey will also be available at the meeting to be filled out.