The Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams claims to have identified at least eight child victims of a man charged with child pornography offenses earlier this year. Numerous new charges related to child sexual exploitation have now been laid. https://www.mygrandeprairienow.com/52656/sexual-assault-charges-laid-against-child-porn-suspect/
Sixteen workers and one business from the Grande Prairie area have been honoured for their dedication to the community. They were all presented with a Passionate Heart Award on Thursday morning. https://www.mygrandeprairienow.com/51502/16-local-workers-one-business-win-passionate-heart-awards/
Marlene Iverson, of PACE, received the Chris Henderson Lifetime Service Award. Iverson said she’s been doing social work in the community for about 30 years, starting with Odyssey House women’s shelter and then with the PACE counselling centre, where she helps run the safe visitation program.
Front line workers received recognition at the 12th Annual Passionate Heart Awards Luncheon on Wednesday at Evergreen Park’s ENTREC Centre. Eight people received awards in four category areas recognizing outstanding contributions to social services in the region.
Thirty-five people are facing solicitation charges after a four-day investigation in Grande Prairie, Alta. In a release issued on Wednesday, police said 34 men and one woman between the ages of 21 and 74 were facing charges. https://globalnews.ca/news/3875632/34-men-and-1-woman-charged-in-solicitation-investigation-in-grande-prairie/
A grassroots Grande Prairie organization dedicated to helping victims of family violence in the Peace Country for more than 30 years has received one of the first-ever Alberta Inspiration Awards. https://www.dailyheraldtribune.com/2012/11/21/pace-earns-provincial-recognition