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Aug 25

Okotoks RCMP Respond to Collision on Highway 2

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The collision remains under investigation by the RCMP.  No further information will be provided. BACKGROUND: August 24, 2019, 10pm Okotoks, Alta. – The RCMP are advising motorists that traffic travelling northbound on Highway 2 will be diverted onto Macleod Trail.  All northbound traffic will have to stay to the left, and bear left to Macleod Trail.  The diversion […]

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Aug 22

Ammonia Leak in Claresholm – Avoid the Area

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Thu Aug 22 2:03 PM 2019 There is a small ammonia leak at a business located at #1 Alberta Road. The Town of Claresholm has declared a State of Local Emergency in order to be prepared for potential evacuation. Avoid the area. Follow the directions of local authorities, and listen for further updates. Source: Alberta […]

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Aug 21

Alberta RCMP Warns Property Owners of Paving Contractor Scams

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Edmonton—This summer, the Alberta RCMP has received reports of several incidents involving paving scams in Western Alberta. Travelling companies, posing as legitimate contractors, offer paving or sometimes roof sealing services typically to senior citizens in rural communities. These individuals have been known to provide few details of their identity and utilize non-descript vehicles rarely bearing […]

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Aug 21

TMX Construction Restart: Premier Kenney

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Premier Jason Kenney issued the following statement regarding the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion project restarting construction: “The ‘Notice to Proceed’ is a step forward for the much-delayed Trans Mountain Pipeline. This project has the support of the vast majority of Canadians, including seven out of 10 British Columbians. The news that construction will restart on […]

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Aug 21

Equalization: Statement from Premier Kenney

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Premier Jason Kenney issued the following statement in response to Quebec Premier Francois Legault’s comments on equalization: “Quebec Premier François Legault’s comments reflect a misunderstanding of the history of equalization, and Alberta’s demand for fairness in the federation. “Equalization has not ‘been in the Constitution since Day 1 of Canada.’ The principle of equalization was […]

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Aug 19

Open Letter from Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer to the RCMP Commissioner

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St. Catharines, ON – This morning, Andrew Scheer, the Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and the Official Opposition, sent the below letter to the RCMP Commissioner regarding the SNC-Lavalin corruption scandal: Commissioner, I am following up on my correspondence of February 28, wherein I wrote to you to draw your attention to troubling events related to Justin Trudeau’s attempts […]

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Aug 19

Service Alberta Minister Touring to Meet Albertans

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Service Alberta Minister Nate Glubish is embarking on a provincewide tour to meet Albertans and discuss the path forward to reducing obstacles that affect their lives.  “I have heard about specific challenges that Alberta communities are facing, from broadband service in rural Alberta to local registries and mobile home tenancy issues in more urban settings. […]

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