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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.

CRP presents economic development strategy

The Calgary Regional Partnership presented a key planing 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.

Partnership to receive millions for transit

Airdrie will receive part of the $800 million the Province recently announced for transit funding in the Calgary area, although it is not known exactly how much.

RCMP Musical Ride in Irricana cancelled

The RCMP Musical Ride’s Irricana event on July 15 has been cancelled. One of the horses has contracted a low-grade case of Streptococcus Equi, an equine bacterial infection that is commonly known as Strangles.
New skatepark vandalized

New skatepark vandalized

Sometime over the weekend of June 19 and 20, unknown suspects spray painted the new skateboard park located near the Chinook Winds Sports Complex. Culprits used grey and black spray paint to vandalize the skatepark, leaving the tags “W.S.K.
Fallen girder halts traffic

Fallen girder halts traffic

At 12:30 a.m. on June 24, the Airdrie Integrated Traffic Unit responded to an incident at the construction zone near the Cross Iron Mills mall on Highway 2, near Balzac.

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.