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Thursday Apr 24, 2014

MP wins nomination in Banff-Airdrie riding

Two-term MP Blake Richards will run in the next federal election, seeking to represent the new electoral district of Banff-Airdrie.

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Thursday Apr 24, 2014

Local MLA opposes Bill 9

Airdrie MLA Rob Anderson recently voiced his party’s opposition to Bill 9 - the Public Sector Pension Plans Amendment Act, - which, according to Anderson threatens existing public pension benefits for hard working Albertans across the province.

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Thursday Apr 17, 2014

Wild Rose MP remembers former finance minister

Just weeks after his retirement, colleagues and friends mourned the sudden death former finance Minister Jim Flaherty on April 10.

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Monday Apr 14, 2014

MLAs call on government to cut department salaries

Chestermere-Rocky View MLA Bruce McAllister said he believes the Alberta government is wasting taxpayer dollars on unnecessary and overpaid communications staff.

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Thursday Apr 10, 2014

MLA calls government’s communications budget a waste of taxpayers’ money

Airdrie MLA Rob Anderson believes the Alberta government is wasting taxpayer dollars on unnecessary and overpaid communications staff.

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Thursday Mar 27, 2014

PC Party in transition as Alison Redford steps down

Story ImageLast week’s news surrounding Premier Alison Redford’s resignation from provincial office sent shockwaves throughout Alberta and the country.

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Thursday Mar 20, 2014

Local MLA reflects on recent PC resginations

Editor’s Note: Premier Alison Rediford resigned on March 19 after the Airdrie City View went to press

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Mar 13

Mayor “not thrilled” Budget 2014 does not include local healthcare facility

The Alberta government released its 2014/15 budget, March 6 in Edmonton, and focused its attention on building the Province’s infrastructure, increasing policing numbers and financially helping with those affected by the June 2013 floods.
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Mar 06

2013 municipal campaign donation amount released

Candidates who ran in the Oct. 21, 2013 municipal election were required to release their campaign donations to the City’s Legislative Services by March 1 and the Airdrie City View has obtained those records.
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Feb 27

Wildrose Party calls for government to rethink P3 funding system for schools slated for Airdrie

The Wildrose Party is calling on the Alberta government to rethink the P3 funding option, after a report surrounding the system to fund 19 new school projects throughout the Province and four in Airdrie, have only received one bid from contractors as “the projects are too big” in scale.
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Feb 20

Federal budget to be balanced in 2015; local politicians

Finance Minister Jim Flaherty presented the 2014 federal budget in Parliament on Feb.12 and while it’s not a balanced budget, it aims to be in 2015.
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Feb 13

Local MP appointed to safety and security committee

MP Blake Richards was appointed to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security (SECU) on Feb. 3.
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Feb 13

Local MP announces intent to run in new federal riding

Local MP Blake Richards announced on Feb. 8 that he will be seeking the Conservative Party’s nomination in the new electoral district of Banff-Airdrie.
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Feb 10

Wild Rose MP returns from ‘life-changing’ trip

Wild Rose MP Blake Richards called his seven-day trip to Middle East with Prime Minister Stephen Harper a “life-changing experience.”
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May 16

Riot bill gets backing from federal government

Participants of riots and unlawful assemblies can run but they won’t be able to hide if Wild Rose MP Blake Richards’ new bill continues through Parliament.
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