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Monday Jul 28, 2014

Accused murderer’s case held over, search called off

TileDouglas Garland, 54, the Airdrie man accused of the murders of Calgary’s Alvin and Kathy Liknes and Nathan O’Brien, made a brief court appearance in Calgary Provincial Court on July 16. Garland appeared via CCTV from the Calgary Remand Centre where he remains in custody. ...

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Jul 28

Inexperience biker injured on Old Banff Coach Road

Inexperience caused a 22-year-old driver from Calgary to lose control of his motorcycle on Old Banff Coach Road near...
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Jul 28

Alberta Open Farm Days promoting locally grown food

An Airdrie-area family will be participating in the second annual Open Farm Days on Aug. 23 and 24 when 65 farms across the...
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Jul 28

Crossfield man walks into path of oncoming car in Carstairs

A 26-year-old Crossfield man remains in hospital with serious head injuries after he was struck by an oncoming car in...
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Politics >>

Monday Jul 28, 2014

Three Hills MLA calls for more transparency over FOIP requests

Olds-Didsbury-Three Hill MLA Bruce Rowe said Freedom Of Information and Privacy (FOIP) documents that are being returned with the message “records do not exist” are dramatically increasing and “serve as further evidence the PC government is continuing to compromise the integrity of the process in Alberta.” “These numbers support what we’ve known...

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Monday Jul 7, 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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Monday Jun 16, 2014

Liberal nominee acclaimed in Banff-Airdrie riding

TileCanmore resident Marlo Raynolds was acclaimed as the Liberal Party nominee for the Banff-Airdrie riding on May 25. Raynolds will represent the Liberals in the upcoming 2015 federal election that is tentatively set for Oct. 19, 2015. ...

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Monday May 26, 2014

Airdrie politician voted one of the hardest working MPs

Wild Rose MP Blake Richards was selected as the Best Constituency MP in The Hill Times 22nd annual Politically Savvy Survey, on May 20. Richards was also named the Conservative government’s hardest working MP, finishing second overall in that category. ...

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Education >>

Monday Jul 7, 2014

RVS Chair looks back over school year, praises programming

TileRocky View Schools (RVS) closed the door on another school year on June 26 as students attended their last day of classes for the year. As the year wrapped up, the Airdrie City View asked RVS Board Chair Colleen Munro her thoughts on how the school year went. ...

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Jun 30

Alberta Education clarifies math curriculum

Alberta Minister of Education Jeff Johnson said the department will be implementing some clarifications to the kindergarten...
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Jun 23

Alberta Teachers’ Association releases response to Task Force for Teaching Excellence

On June 15, the Alberta Teachers’ Association (ATA) challenged what the association is calling “incomplete and incorrect”...
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Jun 23

Cochrane’s new Sunset Ridge school delayed by one year

The Province announced on June 18 that it will abandon the public-private partnership funding model (P3), which will delay...
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Agriculture >>

Monday Jul 21, 2014

Western Irrigation District to receive about $2M in funding for upgrades to systemss

TileThe Province committed $21 million in grants to irrigation districts in southern Alberta to assist with the maintenance and upgrades to irrigation systems on July 10. The announcement was made in Brooks, Alta., by Agriculture and Rural Development Minister Verlyn Olson along with members of the Alberta Irrigation Projects Association and the...

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Jul 07

AgVenture Tour to feature Rocky View’s east side

From corn mazes to riding demonstrations and flower businesses, Rocky View County’s (RVC) annual agricultural tour is aiming...
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Jun 23

Farmers brace for annual hail storms across the Province

Alberta experienced three record-breaking hail storms in the last six years, with more than $257 million in damage to crops...
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Jun 16

McDonald’s Canada tours ranch in Jumping Pound

The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) recently launched a new group, one that is focused on the continuous improvement...
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Canadian Press >>

Thursday Jul 31, 2014

Conservative MP quits hotly contested nomination race for Toronto area riding

TileMISSISSAUGA, Ont. - Conservative MP Eve Adams, who has been in a contentious nomination battle in the new Toronto-area riding of Oakville North-Burlington, says she is dropping out for health reasons. Adams says in an emailed statement that she suffered a concussion last February and has not fully recovered. ...MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - Conservative MP Eve Adams, who has been in a contentious nomination battle in the new Toronto-area riding of Oakville North-Burlington, says she is dropping out for health reasons.

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Friday Aug 1, 2014

Tropical Storm Bertha dumps rain in east Caribbean, heads for Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic

Story ImageSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Tropical Storm Bertha swirled through the eastern Caribbean on...SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Tropical Storm Bertha swirled through the eastern Caribbean on Friday night as it unleashed heavy rains and strong winds in the region, knocking out power on some islands.

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Friday Aug 1, 2014

B.C. First Nation chief urged to quit over $800,000 contract bonus

COQUITLAM, B.C. - At least one member of a tiny Metro Vancouver First Nation is calling...COQUITLAM, B.C. - At least one member of a tiny Metro Vancouver First Nation is calling for his chief's resignation over an $800,000 bonus paid on economic development contracts.

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