Category Archives for "News"

Jul 18

Trimont Announces Completion of Western Financial Acquisition

By Gateway Gazette

Trimont Financial Announces Completion of Western Financial Group and Western Life Assurance Acquisition from Desjardins Group WINNIPEG, MB – Trimont Financial Ltd. – a subsidiary of the Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company – announced formal closing of its previously announced agreement to purchase Western Financial Group and Western Life Assurance (collectively “Western”) from Desjardins Financial Corporation, a Desjardins […]

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Jul 18

RCMP Okotoks – Residential Break and Enter

By Gateway Gazette

Okotoks, AB – The RCMP is seeking the public’s assistance regarding a residential break, enter and theft that occurred in the Red Willow Crescent area of the foothills MD on June 23, 2017.  Several high value items were taken. Investigators are asking anyone who may have information regarding this occurrence to contact Okotoks RCMP at 403 995 6400. If […]

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Jul 18

Okotoks RCMP Investigating Found Human Remains

By Gateway Gazette

Okotoks, Alberta – RCMP are investigating found human remains at a construction site this morning. A search of the area will be taking place in regards to this investigation.  Police are asking the public to give them time to complete the search and stay out of the area. Further information will be provided as it becomes available. If you […]

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Jul 17

RCMP Cochrane: Fatal Single Vehicle Rollover Collision

By Gateway Gazette

Cochrane, Alberta – On July 15, 2017, at approximately 6:45 p.m. Cochrane RCMP were dispatched to a single vehicle rollover collision on Highway 1A, approximately 1 kilometre west of the Goodstoney Rodeo Grounds.  A 3 year old girl from Stoney First Nation, and the only passenger of the pickup truck was pronounced deceased at that the scene.  The […]

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Jul 17

Jean Calls on Feds to Reject Senate Report Calling for Greater Wealth Transfers from Albertans

By Gateway Gazette

EDMONTON, AB:  Wildrose Leader Brian Jean called on the federal government to immediately reject the suggestion from a new senate report that would see an even greater wealth transfer out of Alberta to other provinces through our federal-provincial transfer system. The report Getting Ready: For a new generation of active seniors, recommends going “outside of equalization” to increase transfers to other provinces […]

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Jul 17

High River RCMP Warn of Increased Theft from Vehicles

By Gateway Gazette

High River RCMP are experiencing a higher volume of thefts from Motor Vehicles and break and enter complaints to insecure garages. Police are reminding the public to ensure that they leave no valuables inside their vehicles and that their vehicles remain locked at all times. Also, they are reminding people to ensure their garage is secured when unattended […]

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Jul 17

Higher Interest Rate Means Albertans Should Brace for Higher Borrowing and Debt Servicing Costs: Wildrose

By Gateway Gazette

EDMONTON, AB: The Bank of Canada’s decision to hike the key interest rate by 0.25 per cent will cost taxpayers big time with ballooning interest payments as the NDP government plunges Alberta deeper into debt, the Wildrose Official Opposition said. The NDP government’s 2017 Fiscal Plan stated that “rates will eventually rise, posing a risk for […]

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Jul 17

Special Air Quality Statement Issued

By Gateway Gazette

By Environment Canada Smoke is causing poor air quality and reducing visibility. Smoke is expected or occurring. A plume of smoke from forest fires in the vicinity of banff national park and central british columbia are causing elevated values of the air quality health index this evening as a cold front moves through southern alberta. Air […]

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