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New era of ambulance service to begin July 1

Representatives of Alberta Health Services (AHS) attended the June 21 Airdrie City council meeting to address concerns regarding the Provincial takeover of ambulance service, effective July 1.

Trustees approve plan to deal with space crisis

Rocky View Schools board of trustees approved an emergency contingency plan to deal with the school space crisis in the division.

Airdrie Centennial Committee wins public relations award

The City of Airdrie’s communication coordinator was recently recognized for her work with the Airdrie Centennial Committee.

Division approves maintenance projects

On June 17, Rocky View Schools approved a $2.5 million infrastructure and maintenance renewal program. Each year, Alberta Education makes funds available for facility maintenance and renewal projects. Rocky View Schools’ 2010/2011 allocation is $2.

Online petition results in bill preventing Homolka from pardon

Airdrie resident Amy Stewart had a hand in preventing notorious killer Karla Homolka from getting a pardon and she said it feels amazing to have spearheaded the movement.

School division recognizes excellence in teachers

The board of trustees recognized five Rocky View Schools’ teachers for excellence, June 17. Each year, the Excellence in Teaching Awards are presented by Alberta Education and this year, five of the nominees were from Rocky View Schools.

Alcohol a factor in fatal accident, say police

A man has died from injuries sustained in an accident near Airdrie on May 12. At about 3 p.m., the Airdrie RCMP responded to a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Highway 567 and Symons Valley Road.
Eleven students ace diploma exams

Eleven students ace diploma exams

Eleven Rocky View Schools’ students were congratulated for getting 100 per cent on their 2010 diploma exams at the Rocky View Schools Education Centre, June 17.

School division approves 2010-2013 Three Year Plan

Rocky View Schools’ board of trustees approved its 2010-2013 Three Year Plan, June 17. The plan is centred around community engagement.

Half of farmers use social media

A new Farm Credit Canada (FCC) survey shows about half of Canadian producers have caught the social media bug, using at least one network for personal and business use.
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