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Thursday Jul 31, 2014

RCMP lay charges in early morning shooting, July 30

Four charges have been laid against 20-year-old Trey Wylie of Airdrie after an early morning shooting on July 30. The shooting happened on Eighth Street near the community of Silver Springs in Airdrie’s northwest, according to RCMP. Cst. Jason Curtis said officers were called to the scene at 4:20 a.m. after receiving complaints of a fight in...

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Jul 31

Athletes, coaches sing praises of 2014 Alberta Summer Games

With the 2014 Alberta Summer Games officially in the history books, Chairman Al Jones will finally have a chance to relax.
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Jul 31

Summer Games’ economic impact receiving mixed reviews

As the 2014 Alberta Summer Games and its 3,000 participants took over Airdrie from July 24 to 27, local businesses were...
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Jul 31

MLA calls out government over ‘sneaky’ wage increases

Airdrie MLA Rob Anderson called out the Alberta government on July 28 over what he said is a premature end to its three-year...
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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 >>

Thursday Jul 3, 2014

RVS Chair looks back over school year, praises programming

TileRocky View Schools (RVS) closed the door on another school year on June 26 as students attended their last day of classes for the year. As the year wrapped up, the Airdrie City View asked RVS Board Chair Colleen Munro her thoughts on how the school year went. ...

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Jul 03

Alberta Education clarifies math curriculum

Alberta Minister of Education Jeff Johnson said the department will be implementing some clarifications to the kindergarten...
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Jun 26

Airdrie will soon have a new RVS Community Resource Centre

At the June 19 board of trustees meeting, Rocky View Schools (RVS) board of trustees approved the establishment of a...
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Jun 19

Heron’s Crossing School one step closer to new playground

Students at Heron’s Crossing School may soon be burning off extra energy on a new playground thanks in part to a joint...
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Canadian Press >>

Friday Aug 1, 2014

Demand for SUVs and pickup trucks drives July sales for Big 3 automakers

TORONTO - Purchases of trucks and SUVs helped boost the Canadian auto industry's sales last month, which Ford, Chrysler and General Motors said was their best July on record. According to DesRosiers Automotive Reports, there were a total of 176,995 cars and light trucks of all makes sold in Canada last month, bringing the total for the year so far ...TORONTO - Purchases of trucks and SUVs helped boost the Canadian auto industry's sales last month, which Ford, Chrysler and General Motors said was their best July on record.

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Friday Aug 1, 2014

Medical examiner says chokehold by police officer caused death of NYC man; ruled homicide

NEW YORK, N.Y. - A white police office's chokehold on a black New York City man last...NEW YORK, N.Y. - A white police office's chokehold on a black New York City man last month caused his death, the medical examiner announced Friday, ruling it a homicide.

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Friday Aug 1, 2014

2 Americans detained in North Korea say they will be tried soon, appeal for US help

Story ImagePYONGYANG, North Korea - Two American tourists charged with "anti-state" crimes in North...PYONGYANG, North Korea - Two American tourists charged with "anti-state" crimes in North Korea said Friday they expect to be tried soon and pleaded for help from the U.S. government to secure their release from what they say could be long prison terms.

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Friday Aug 1, 2014

San Francisco transit vehicles involved in 2 crashes; 1 serious injury, 19 moderate and minor

SAN FRANCISCO - Twenty people were taken to hospitals Friday, one with serious injuries,...SAN FRANCISCO - Twenty people were taken to hospitals Friday, one with serious injuries, after two separate crashes involving San Francisco transit vehicles just minutes apart, fire officials said.

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