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Jan 20

New Investment Supports Innovations to Help Canadians Live Longer, Healthier Lives

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Federal funding helps launch a hub to commercialize preventative health technologies related to aging Surrey, British Columbia – Seniors are an important part of families, communities and workplaces. They help grow Canada’s economy and can share valuable knowledge and experience. As Canada’s aging population grows, we face new challenges and opportunities to ensure the continued health […]

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Jan 20

Okotoks Council Approves Land to Advance Affordable Housing Through Partnerships

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Okotoks, AB: At the January 7 meeting, Town Council directed administration to purchase land to advance affordable housing and transitional housing within Okotoks, in partnership with Westwinds Communities and Rowan House. Westwinds Communities is proposing to build a 60-unit facility with 15 units allocated as market housing and 45 units as non-market (affordable) housing. Westwinds […]

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Jan 20

Announcing the 2019 Hall of Fame Inductees

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Alberta Sports Hall of Fame On December 3, 2018 we hosted three press conferences in Red Deer, Edmonton, and Calgary where we had the honour of announcing the names of the nine individuals and one team that will be inducted into the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame in 2019. We look forward to celebrating the […]

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Jan 19

Take Action on Radon in your Home

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Health Canada is warning homeowners about the risk of radon, the number one cause of lung cancer for non-smokers. All homes have some level of radon, the question is how much. In fact, based on current housing stock statistics and Health Canada’s research, close to a million homes have high radon levels in the country. […]

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Jan 19

CFIB: Who Will Win the 2019 Golden Scissors Awards?

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CFIB presents past year’s top governments and public servants who reduced excessive red tape Toronto – In advance of the 10th annual Red Tape Awareness Week™, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) unveils this year’s finalists for the Golden Scissors Awards, recognizing the governments and public servants who have done an exceptional job of cutting […]

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Jan 19

Okotoks Ranked Second for Sustainable Spending

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The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) has ranked Okotoks as the second most fiscally responsible Alberta municipality in real operating spending between 2006-2016. Okotoks cumulative real operating spending per capita was $1,400, which represented a 15 percent decrease over the ten years. “This report demonstrates the financially responsible direction Council has set to ensure […]

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Jan 19

The Negative Effects of Artificial Light on Wildlife

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By Greener Ideal Staff Our society is dependent on artificial light solutions to function; they’re essential to the running of our homes, offices and roads. Not only is artificial light damaging to our health, contributing to light pollution and using a huge amount of energy, but it is also dangerous to the survival of many species of wildlife. Some […]

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Jan 18

Okotoks Council Explores Shared Partnerships for a Downtown Arts and Learning Campus

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At the January 7 meeting, Town Council approved a motion to explore re-development options for the municipal land along Riverside Drive to include a downtown arts and learning campus. “A shared arts and learning campus would promote economic development, provide access to quality infrastructure that would foster a balanced community, and enhance the downtown core,” […]

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