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Crossfield grows to 2,851

The Town of Crossfield has grown by 203 residents over the past five years according to the 2010 census, up from 2,648 in 2005. “I am happy with that number,” said Councillor Jacky Vang.

Airdrie's population growth levels out

Airdrie’s population growth levelled out this year. The 2010 census shows 39,822 people reside in Airdrie, a 4.54 per cent growth rate compared to 11.65 per cent last year. This is the smallest growth the city has experienced since 1999.

Commissions receive over $1 million

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) recently announced that it is providing more than $1.

Farm expo grows in size

Crop Production Services is running its second annual open house for farmers to see new types of seeds, canola and silage demonstrations, foliar applied nutrients, fungicide and herbicide products.

Engagement with China opens opportunities for Canadians

Lessening Canada’s dependency on existing markets only makes good economic sense.

Police focussing on motorcycle safety this July

Alberta Integrated Traffic Units will be involved in a joint effort to reduce the harm that results from motorcycle collisions this month. The summer months and warm weather leads to an increase in the number of motorcycles on the roads.
Crossfield doubles land with annexation

Crossfield doubles land with annexation

The Provincial Government notified Crossfield that its 1,750-acre annexation was approved, June 22. Negotiations for the annexation, which will more than double the area, have been ongoing since 2006.
AltaLink open house informs residents

AltaLink open house informs residents

More than 40 people attended an AltaLink open house at the Airdrie Best Western Express, July 7.

Thank you to the prime minister for a job well done at G8 and G20

Just over a week ago, the G8 and G20 summits wrapped up in Ontario. Predictably, the mainstream media focused their attention on the meathead protesters rather than the actual progress made at the summits.

Federal government ending early release of prisoners

In our corrections system, punishments rarely seem to fit the severity of the crime and the rights of criminals that the system has incarcerated are often put ahead of the rights of the victims and law-abiding citizens it is supposed to be protecting