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Thursday Oct 16, 2014

Airdrie to get new kindergarten to Grade 8 school in Windsong

TilePremier Jim Prentice unveiled Phase 3 of the education capital projects on Oct. 8 with the announcement of 55 new schools and 20 school modernization projects throughout the province including one new school in Airdrie. “Alberta’s prosperous future has drawn young families from all over Canada and the world to our province,” Prentice said in a...

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Oct 16

RCMP lay number of charges during safe driving campaign

RCMP Media Liaison Constable Jason Curtis said officers from Airdrie conducted a number of CheckStops while taking part in...
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Oct 16

RCMP Notebook: Airdrie school children victims of thief

Seven students at Airdrie’s Muriel Clayton Middle School and C.W. Perry Middle School were victimized by a thief in early...
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Oct 16

Flu shot clinics now available in Airdrie

Alberta Health Services (AHS) will begin offering all Albertans over the age of six months a preventative influenza shot...
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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 Oct 22, 2014

J&J to spend up to $200 million in push to speed up potential Ebola vaccine development

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - Johnson & Johnson will start safety testing in early January on a vaccine combination that could protect people from a strain of the deadly Ebola virus. The health care products maker says it has committed up to $200 million to speed up and expand production of a vaccine program being developed by its Janssen Pharmaceutical...NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - Johnson & Johnson will start safety testing in early January on a vaccine combination that could protect people from a strain of the deadly Ebola virus.

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Wednesday Oct 22, 2014

French oil giant Total names Pouyanne CEO, replacing exec killed in Russian plane crash

PARIS - French oil giant Total SA says it has named Patrick Pouyanne as chief executive...PARIS - French oil giant Total SA says it has named Patrick Pouyanne as chief executive after the shocking death in a plane accident of former CEO Christophe de Margerie on Monday.

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Wednesday Oct 22, 2014

For former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee, good journalism coincided with good timing

WASHINGTON - In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just...WASHINGTON - In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place.

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Wednesday Oct 22, 2014

Today on Parliament Hill

OTTAWA - There is likely to be fallout in the House of Commons today after the latest...OTTAWA - There is likely to be fallout in the House of Commons today after the latest revelations about a man who hit two Canadian soldiers with his car near Montreal on Monday.

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