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Rocky View rezones country residential land

Rocky View rezones country residential land

Rocky View County council approved an application to divide a four-acre parcel in half. The parcel is located a quarter of a mile east of Airdrie.
Councillor wants more info on cheques

Councillor wants more info on cheques

Rocky View County Councillor Margaret Bahcheli wants her colleagues to have more information before approving third party cheques. On Dec.
Restoring the relevance of Question Period

Restoring the relevance of Question Period

For many Canadians, Question Period is the face of the House of Commons. That’s not surprising considering that it is the portion of Parliament’s daily schedule that gets most of the spotlight.
Councillor hopes to streamline bylaw process

Councillor hopes to streamline bylaw process

Councillor Kim Magnuson wants the County to change its process regarding the approval of motions. On Dec. 21, she will ask council to inject debate into first motion proceedings.
Council approves increase for library

Council approves increase for library

Irricana Library board chair Trudy Whitfield told council the library desperately needs more money if it is going to provide the provincial minimum standard of programs and services. Provincially, the average per capita funding is $17.
Federal government standing up for Canada's Aboriginals

Federal government standing up for Canada's Aboriginals

Many of you will have seen the media reports of the outrageous chief and council pay data released by the Canadian Taxpayers Federation. For example, about 50 reserve politicians took home more pay than the prime minister in 2008-09.
Police Notebook: Balzac area resident assaulted in home invasion

Police Notebook: Balzac area resident assaulted in home invasion

On Nov. 30 at about 8:30 p.m., RCMP responded to a break and enter in progress at rural residence near Balzac. Witnesses observed three men entering the residence and called police.
Rocky View County appoints veteran fire chief

Rocky View County appoints veteran fire chief

Rocky View County has appointed a new fire chief, filling the position left vacant by Wayne Brown in September. Ken McMullen, a 34-year industry veteran, was chosen to fill the position after Canada-wide search. His first day on the job will be Jan.
Students sweep cardboard boat races

Students sweep cardboard boat races

Grade 7 and 8 students from Ralph McCall School swept the top two spots in the Skills Canada Alberta Cardboard Boat Races held at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, Nov. 24.
Rotary Clubs to assist with Habitat For Humanity project

Rotary Clubs to assist with Habitat For Humanity project

The Calgary West and Cochrane Rotary Clubs are sponsoring a new Habitat For Humanity home that began with a Dec. 4 kickoff event.
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