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Thursday Sep 25, 2014

Bethany Care workers protest proposed wage cuts

TileOn Sept. 17, senior care workers at the Bethany Care Society in Airdrie spent their lunch time protesting proposed benefit cuts, which protesters said will cause further reductions in the level of care for the centre’s senior residents. “What I want to see come out of this rally is the Alberta government and Alberta Health Services (AHS) listen to ...

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Thursday Sep 25, 2014

Preliminary inquiry date set for accused killer

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Thursday Sep 25, 2014

Airdrie RCMP welcomes new head of General Investigative Section

A 16-year veteran of the force, Sgt. Kent Dahl joined the Airdrie RCMP as head of the General Investigative Section (GIS) at the beginning of September.

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Thursday Sep 25, 2014

RCMP investigating a number of business thefts in the city

Story ImageAirdrie RCMP is investigating a theft at the Towerlane Shoppers Drug Mart on Sept. 6, and officers are asking for the public’s help to identify the subject from video surveillance photos,

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Thursday Sep 25, 2014

Local school bus contractors face driver shortage

Story ImageParents of Rocky View Schools (RVS) students who take the bus may have noticed longer delays and inconsistent bus drivers this month as RVS bus contractors First Canada Student and Southland Transportation are both experiencing an above average driver shortage.

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Thursday Sep 25, 2014

Cab owner asks for provincial funding

Mohammed Benini, owner of Cowboy Taxi in Airdrie, approached Airdrie City council on Sept. 15 to ask if some of the funding provided through the provincial GreenTrip program that will see $2 billion provided to municipalities across the province for public transit projects by 2020, could be allocated to taxi companies wishing to provide accessible cabs.

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Sep 25

Alberta’s economy doing well in competitive arena

Chief Economist for ATB Financial and Alberta Economic Development Authority (AEDA) Board Member Todd Hirsch said improvement in areas such as innovation and access to venture capital markets will be important if Alberta is to continue to do well.
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Sep 25

Three Airdrie non profits in the running for prize money

Three Airdrie non-profit organizations are in the running to win $5,000 in CIR Reality’s In My Backyard online competition.
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Sep 25

Education Critic questions new minister of education

Chestermere-Rocky View MLA and Education Critic Bruce McAllister said new Education Minister Gordon Dirks past record as a Calgary Board of Education (CBE) trustee put bureaucrats ahead of students.
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Sep 25

RVS trustees vote for three per cent pay increase

At the Sept. 18 Rocky View Schools (RVS) board of trustees meeting, the board voted against a motion from Trustee Sylvia Eggerer to decline a three per cent increase to the trustee honorarium that was applied this Sept. 1.
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Sep 18

Residents raise concerns over proposed Eco Park

An open house for a proposed redesignation and master site development plan for an eco park west of the city of Airdrie on Sept. 10 gave residents the opportunity to make their voices heard.
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Sep 18

Airdrie City council approves 20-year City Plan

After years of work by the City of Airdrie’s planning department, the Airdrie City Plan was unanimously approved by City council on Sept.15.
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Sep 18

RCMP looking for help to identify restaurant thief

Airdrie RCMP is asking for the public’s help to identify a man who stole an undisclosed amount of cash from an Airdrie restaurant on Sept. 1.
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