March 21, 2017
For detailed information about Bonnyville Nouvelle and Great West Newspapers, go to www.GreatWest.ca
Operating continually since 1967, Canada's Centennial year, The Bonnyville Nouvelle is the number one source for community news, sports and information for the region. The Nouvelle has grown to become an award winning publication that serves a number of communities in the northeast area of Alberta. Published every Tuesday, we are delivered weekly to Bonnyville, Fort Kent, Ardmore, Cold Lake, La Corey, Iron River and Glendon in an area that covers more than 7,100 square kilometers with a combined population of nearly 30,000 people.
The town of Bonnyville was founded on agriculture in 1907 and has grown from small homesteads of a few acres to productive farms averaging 960 acres. There is also a significant amount of heavy oil and natural gas production and construction in the area with several multi-million dollar processing plants within the municipal district. As a result of the oil and gas industry development, the average household income has risen to more than $63,000.
With numerous lakes within easy driving distance, the area is a recreational paradise for hunting, camping, golfing and fishing. The community boasts an impressive sporting, recreational, educational facility, the Centennial Centre, which is the core of numerous family activities. Bonnyville is home to the Bonnyville Pro Rodeo and a new Professional Chuckwagon race track.
The Bonnyville Nouvelle is owned by Great West Newspapers, LP. This partnership has newspapers in several Alberta communities. The president of Great West Newspapers is Duff Jamison. Brian Bachynski, publisher of the St. Albert Gazette is Vice President, Publishing.
Great West Newspapers is committed to producing quality newspapers and offers advertising markets throughout Alberta. Other Great West publications include: Airdrie City View, Athabasca Advocate, Barrhead Leader, Bonnyville Nouvelle, Lakeland Regional, Carstairs Courier, Cochrane Eagle, Didsbury Review, Elk Point Review, Innisfail Province, Lac La Biche Post, Mountain View Gazette, Okotoks Western Wheel, Olds Albertan, Rocky Mountain Outlook, Rocky View Weekly, St. Albert Gazette, St. Paul Journal, Sundre Round Up, Town & Country, Westlock News, Wheel & Deal (Alberta edition) and Wheel & Deal (Prairie edition).