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Aug 21

Jean Announces Policy to Strengthen Property Rights

By Gateway Gazette

OLDS, AB: Ending squatter’s rights, improving communication when energy companies access land, fixing Bill 36, and amending other laws that don’t respect property rights all highlight Brian Jean’s new policy to respect landowners in Alberta. “Property rights are essential to a free economy, and action is needed to ensure landowners know their rights are being protected,” […]

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Aug 21

Alberta’s Interests Must be Protected in NAFTA Talks: UCP

By Gateway Gazette

EDMONTON, AB: Prasad Panda and Richard Gotfried, United Conservative Party caucus economic development and trade critics, released the following joint statement about protecting Alberta’s interests in ongoing NAFTA talks: “Free trade is a great benefit to Alberta producers, particularly in the energy, agriculture, and forest products sectors. “The federal government must ensure these industries maintain access […]

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Aug 21

HCRCW: Truck Stolen from Hawk’s Landing

By Gateway Gazette

Friday August 18, 2017, between 12:30 AM and 6:30 AM a pickup truck was stolen from Hawk’s Nest Hollow. DESCRIPTION:  2016 Ford F-350 Platinum Model, Exterior colour Pearl White with matching Wheel Fender flares, Chrome Wheel Rims, Black Interior, it also has blue LED lights and it’s chipped so it sounds like a rocket from […]

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Aug 21

Review to Examine Workplace Health and Safety

By Gateway Gazette

The Government of Alberta is launching a review of the province’s occupational health and safety system to improve workplace safety and better protect Albertans. Alberta’s Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act sets the minimum standards for workplace health and safety, and outlines the roles and responsibilities of employers and employees. While there have been small changes over the […]

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Aug 18

FOIP Documents Show the Fix was in on Labour Review: UCP

By Gateway Gazette

EDMONTON, AB: New freedom of information documents show the fix was in on the NDP government’s sweeping labour code and employment standards changes, with Premier Rachel Notley issuing a list of “must do’s” months prior to consultations taking place, the United Conservative Party caucus said. The documents, released by Keep Alberta Working, an independent business coalition, show a […]

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Aug 18

Turner Valley: 2017 Municipal Election

By Gateway Gazette

The Town of Turner Valley is holding a municipal election in the fall of 2017 in accordance with the Local Authorities Election Act (LAEA) and the needs of the community. Local elections in the Province of Alberta are governed by the LAEA, and other election-related regulation. The Town of Turner Valley, and the local school boards, are […]

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Aug 18

Black Diamond: 2017 Municipal Election

By Gateway Gazette

Nomination Day:  Monday September 18, 2017  Election Day:  Monday October 16, 2017 2017 Election Candidate Registry In accordance with the changes to the Local Authorities Election Act, the Town of Black Diamond will be maintaining a registry of individuals that intend to be candidates in the 2017 election.  If someone wishes to run in the upcoming election in […]

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Aug 17

Rural Communities Deserve Answers on Outstanding Disaster Relief Claims: UCP

By Gateway Gazette

EDMONTON, AB: Municipal Affairs Minister Shaye Anderson must take immediate steps to address the 23 outstanding disaster relief claims resulting from excessive rainfall levels that have caused significant damage to municipal infrastructure across rural Alberta, said United Conservative Party Municipal Affairs Critics Pat Stier and Ric McIver. “Rural municipalities have been waiting in excess of eight […]

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