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Thursday Nov 20, 2014

Renewed Gas Tax to provide increased infrastructure funding

On Nov. 10 the federal Gas Tax Fund (GTF) Agreement was renewed, promising municipalities an estimated $2.27 billion in federal funds over the next 10 years. This year, $208 million has been made available for local projects. ...

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Nov 20

RCMP Notebook: Airdrie man not seriously injured in early morning robbery

Airdrie RCMP released an artist’s sketch of a man wanted in connection with a robbery in the Big Springs neighbourhood on...
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Nov 20

Fire Department responds to another carbon monoxide incident

For the third time in only six weeks, the Airdrie Fire Department responded to the report of a carbon monoxide (CO) incident...
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Nov 20

Alberta Health Services launches health care survey

Airdrie and area residents are being asked to complete a survey by Alberta Health Services (AHS) about the state of health...
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Politics >>

Thursday Jul 10, 2014

Airdrie MLA "disappointed" by budget numbers

The Government of Alberta announced its final 2014 budget numbers on June 30 and it’s showing a $2.5-billion surplus for this year. This will be Alberta’s first surplus budget in six years, as the Province’s reported more than $45 million in revenue. ...

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Thursday Jun 19, 2014

Minister impressed with work of Airdrie community organizations

TileAlberta Minister of Human Services Manmeet Bhullar paid a visit to Airdrie on June 13 to tour the city’s community support facilities. During his tour, the minister visited the Airdrie Food Bank, Community Links, and the Airdrie Boys and Girls Club and spoke highly of the service levels and people involved with support programs in Airdrie. ...

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Thursday Jun 19, 2014

PC leadership candidate Jim Prentice gives speech in Airdrie

TileProgressive Conservative Leadership Candidate Jim Prentice stopped by the Airdrie Bottle Depot on June 15 for a meet-and-greet. The bottle depot, along with Sierra Springs Liquor Store, hosted the event. Prentice spoke to a crowd of more than 150 people on the importance of building-up Alberta’s infrastructure and restoring public confidence in...

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Thursday May 29, 2014

Airdrie MLA to host Seniors Town Hall meeting

TileAirdrie MLA Rob Anderson is trying to raise awareness about funding for long-term care facilities like Bethany Care Centre. Anderson will be speaking at the Woodside Seniors Club at 411 Woodside Dr. on June 4 to get the ball rolling on advocacy and awareness surrounding funding cuts to long-term care facilities in the province. ...

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Education >>

Monday Sep 22, 2014

RVS revises K-8 report cards after parent and teacher feedback received

Last year, parents of students in kindergarten to Grade 8 throughout 12 Rocky View Schools (RVS) received a new type of report card that was aimed at helping students build knowledge of themselves as learners, according to RVS. Schools that implemented the new report cards last year in Airdrie include Airdrie Christian Program, École Edwards...

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Sep 18

ATA calls for more support for special needs education

The Alberta Teachers Association (ATA) said a new report from the Blue Ribbon Panel on Inclusive Education in Alberta...
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Sep 11

RVS enrolment significantly increased for 2014/15 school year

Though final numbers will not be available until after Sept. 30, Rocky View Schools (RVS) enrolment has increased by...
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Sep 11

Chestermere MLA starts petition to end mandatory school fees

Chestermere-Rocky View MLA and Education Critic Bruce McAllister has called mandatory school fees “a hidden tax and undue...
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Canadian Press >>

Friday Nov 21, 2014

'Nude' judge wins temporary ban of sex photos at disciplinary hearing

TORONTO - A senior Manitoba judge has won a temporary 11th-hour ban on the use of graphic sex photographs taken of her from being used at her disciplinary hearing next week. The stay will be in effect until the admissibility of the images of Associate Chief Justice Lori Douglas can be determined at a later date, Federal Court Judge Richard Mosley...TORONTO - A senior Manitoba judge has won a temporary 11th-hour ban on the use of graphic sex photographs taken of her from being used at her disciplinary hearing next week.

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Friday Nov 21, 2014

Immigration puzzle: Republicans angry but uncertain what to do about Obama immigration action

Story ImageWASHINGTON - Outraged Republicans struggled for a response to President Obama's sweeping...WASHINGTON - Outraged Republicans struggled for a response to President Obama's sweeping immigration measures that would check the president without veering into talk of impeachment or a government shutdown that could backfire on the party ahead of the 2016 White House race.

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Friday Nov 21, 2014

Agency: Schools helped Adam Lanza's mom 'appease' him, mental health issues not well treated

Story ImageHARTFORD, Conn. - Adam Lanza's parents and educators contributed to his social isolation...HARTFORD, Conn. - Adam Lanza's parents and educators contributed to his social isolation in the years before he carried out the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre by accommodating — and not confronting — his difficulties engaging with the world, according to a state report issued Friday.

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Friday Nov 21, 2014

Crown in Quebec confirms no charges against cop whose cruiser killed boy

MONTREAL - A man whose five-year-old son died when their car was struck by a speeding...MONTREAL - A man whose five-year-old son died when their car was struck by a speeding police cruiser said at the time he should not have tried to turn when he did, a Crown spokesman said Friday.

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