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This is why direct democracy is so important

Last week, an organization called Envision Edmonton submitted to Edmonton City Hall the signatures of almost 100,000 residents, more than 10 per cent of the city’s entire population.
Local businessman to run for alderman

Local businessman to run for alderman

Airdrie businessman and sports club founder Darell Belyk has announced his plans to run for alderman in the fall municipal election. “My slogan is ‘pulling for Airdrie’ and that’s what I am doing,” he said.

Illegal abuse of Canadian generosity is unacceptable

Canadians are among the most compassionate and fairest people on the planet. So given our penchant for generosity, we understandably resent it when those traits get abused.
The race is on

The race is on

Airdrie mayoral candidate Ross Mann wants to make Airdrie a great place to live, work and play. “This is where I grew up, I was born and raised here and it is a great place to live,” said 27-year-old Ross Mann.
Farthing to throw his hat in the ring

Farthing to throw his hat in the ring

Airdrie resident Taylor Farthing will once again seek an alderman seat in this October’s municipal election.
Beiseker administrator seeks election

Beiseker administrator seeks election

After years of working in small towns doing administration work, a local resident is hoping to find out what it’s like to be an elected official.
Ward 1 trustee to run for re-election

Ward 1 trustee to run for re-election

Rocky View Schools’ Ward 1 Trustee Jennifer Avery will seek re-election in the this fall’s municipal vote.
Ward 1 trustee to run for re-election

Ward 1 trustee to run for re-election

Rocky View Schools’ Ward 1 Trustee Jennifer Avery will seek re-election in this fall’s municipal vote.
Airdrie trustee seeking re-election

Airdrie trustee seeking re-election

Rocky View Schools’ (RVS) Trustee Don Thomas is seeking re-election in the newly amalgamated Airdrie ward. The west Airdrie resident has been a trustee for six years and vows to continue to fight for new schools, if re-elected.

Nominations open for trustee candidates

The time is fast approaching for the residents of Rocky View Schools jurisdiction to decide who will shape and direct local education for the next three years. Elections for school trustees will take place Oct. 18.