Category Archives for "News"

Jul 21

RCMP – Strathmore Pursuit and Canmore Drowning

By Gateway Gazette

Strathmore RCMP – Charges laid in multi-jurisdiction pursuit Strathmore, Alberta – Charges have been laid against a man and a woman following a vehicle pursuit that ended with arrests at the Cross Iron Mall yesterday afternoon. The events began when Cochrane RCMP received a report of a gas and dash on July 19 at 11:15 am […]

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Jul 20

High River: Update on the Southwest Dike

By Gateway Gazette

HIGH RIVER, AB: In February of 2016 High River council approved the “reverse s-curve” alignment of the southwest dike that would see the dike run south from 12 Avenue S.W., along the Town boundary, curving east to connect with 88 Street. Negotiations with the primary landowner have been ongoing. As of the middle of June, the […]

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Jul 20

Wildrose Statement on Child and Youth Advocate Report

By Gateway Gazette

EDMONTON, AB: Wildrose Shadow Children’s Services Minister Jason Nixon released the following statement on the most recent Child and Youth Advocate Report on the deaths of three young children of Indigenous heritage: “The heartbreaking stories of these three children’s short lives serve as yet another reminder of just how important it is to make constructive changes […]

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Jul 20

Government Responds to OCYA Reports

By Gateway Gazette

Minister Sarah Hoffman issued the following statement, on behalf of Children’s Services Minister Danielle Larivee, in response to the Child and Youth Advocate’s Investigative Reviews released: “As Albertans, we all feel the overwhelming loss of these three young people, and the pain of their siblings, families and caregivers. We know that Indigenous children and youth […]

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Jul 20

Child and Youth Advocate Releases Investigative Review Involving Deaths of Three Indigenous Children

By Gateway Gazette

The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate has completed an Investigative Review on the deaths of three Indigenous children and is publicly releasing the results of the review as outlined under the Child and Youth Advocate Act. The Advocate examined the lives of Sarah, Anthony, and Mikwan’s experiences together. All three children were not in […]

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Jul 20

Small Business to Premiers: Focus on “affordability crunch” and Internal Trade at Council of the Federation

By Gateway Gazette

Toronto – The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) sent the following letter last prior to the Council of the Federation meeting (July 17-19), on behalf of Canadian’s small business: Dear Premier: We are writing to you in advance of the upcoming Council of the Federation meeting to share the top two priorities small businesses have for Canada’s […]

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Jul 20

Okotoks – Fatal Pedestrian Collision Investigation

By Gateway Gazette

Okotoks, Alberta – Okotoks RCMP are investigating a fatal collision which occurred on July 19, 2017 near Big Rock Trail appox. 5 km West of Okotoks.  At approx. 10:00 pm Okotoks RCMP responded to a call of a single vehicle collision with a pedestrian where the pedestrian succumbed to injuries. Preliminary information suggest that alcohol was not […]

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Jul 19

Document Newly Obtained Through FOIP Shows Knowledge of Key PPA Clauses in September 2015

By Gateway Gazette

EDMONTON, AB: A document newly obtained by Wildrose through the FOIP process shows that bureaucrats within the Environment Department should have been aware of the implications of a change in law to Power Purchase Arrangements (PPAs) as early as September 2015, or well before the NDP government had claimed previously, the Wildrose Official Opposition said. The briefing […]

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Jul 19

Fire Ban Issued for Southern Alberta

By Gateway Gazette

Effective noon today, a fire ban will be implemented in portions of southern Alberta. The fire ban will be in effect in the regions of the Forest Protection Area located south of Highway 532 along the mountains and foothills to the northern boundary of Waterton Lakes National Park. No fires are permitted during the fire ban, including […]

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