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Farmers railroaded on train fees

A new study suggests that railways are charging Canadian farmers $200 million a year more than they should to haul grain.
Malyk Family Rocky View's 2010 Master Farm Family

Malyk Family Rocky View's 2010 Master Farm Family

Rocky View County awarded its 2010 Master Farm Family Award to the Malyks, who farm 1,400 acres near Goldenrod.

Agricultural land rezoned in Bearspaw

Rocky View County council approved an application to redesignate 52.5 acres of agricultural lands to accommodate a future 20-lot subdivision in the Bearspaw area, June 21. The land, located immediately east of Bearspaw Road and 1.

Happy Canada Day to all my constituents

As your Member of Parliament, it is an honour and my pleasure, on behalf of Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the Government of Canada, to wish everyone a happy Canada Day.

Provincial government has abused democracy

Democracy has a very interesting history. It has provided the world with a form of government that when nurtured and upheld, has resulted in unprecedented prosperity and respect for civil liberties.

Industrial park conceptual scheme approved for Indus

In a split vote, Rocky View County council approved a conceptual scheme for a 525-acre industrial park east of Indus, June 21.
Division 8 councillor to seek second term

Division 8 councillor to seek second term

After one term on County council, Division 8 Councillor Hopeton Louden has announced his intention to run for re-election this fall.
CRP presents economic development strategy

CRP presents economic development strategy

The Calgary Regional Partnership presented a key plan document at its annual general meeting, June 25. The 10-Year Economic Development Strategy will guide business retention, growth and attraction efforts in hopes of creating jobs in the region.
Parents plead for classroom space

Parents plead for classroom space

Hundreds of parents, politicians, teachers and school board representatives came to City Hall on June 24 for a forum regarding the school space crisis in Airdrie.

Council approves revised land use bylaw

After six months of work by staff and a consulting firm, Irricana’s Land Use Bylaw has been completely rewritten.