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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 >>

Wednesday Nov 26, 2014

First Nation takes federal government to court over transparency law

OTTAWA - The federal government is being taken to court over a law that requires First Nations to make public their financial information. The Onion Lake Cree Nation, which straddles the Alberta-Saskatchewan border, filed a statement of claim Wednesday in the Edmonton offices of the Federal Court. ...OTTAWA - The federal government is being taken to court over a law that requires First Nations to make public their financial information.

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Wednesday Nov 26, 2014

Forcing big telcos to share fibre-optic lines would slow investment, Bell warns

GATINEAU, Que. - Investments needed to expand Canada's Internet grid would slow to a...GATINEAU, Que. - Investments needed to expand Canada's Internet grid would slow to a trickle if the big service providers were forced to allow smaller players to access their so-called fibre-to-the-home networks, Bell Canada says.

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Wednesday Nov 26, 2014

US agency threatens fines, legal action against air bag maker for balking at national recall

Story ImageDETROIT - A dispute between U.S. safety regulators and air bag maker Takata Corp.DETROIT - A dispute between U.S. safety regulators and air bag maker Takata Corp. escalated Wednesday when the government threatened fines and legal action unless the company admits that driver's air bag inflators are defective and agrees to a nationwide recall.

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Wednesday Nov 26, 2014

Crown psychiatrist suggests it's possible Magnotta was sane, aware during slaying

MONTREAL - A psychiatrist hired by the Crown says it is possible Luka Rocco Magnotta was...MONTREAL - A psychiatrist hired by the Crown says it is possible Luka Rocco Magnotta was sane and aware of his actions the night he killed Jun Lin.

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