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Jobs and the economy were Canada's priority in 2010

As 2010 comes to a close and we begin the new year, Canadians find time to reflect on past accomplishments and focus on achieving their next set of goals.

Major water projects required

Irricana’s engineers, Andy Tenhem and Troy McNeill attended council to discuss the 2010 overview of the town’s infrastructure identifying immediate and long term needs. Projecting population growth of 2.
Rocky View County councillor Rick Butler remembered

Rocky View County councillor Rick Butler remembered

Rick Butler, Rocky View County’s deputy reeve, died after a skiing accident at the Nakiska Mountain Resort on Dec. 26. Butler, councillor for Division 1, was with family at the resort when he hit a tree and sustained a chest injury.
BBB warns of new phone scam

BBB warns of new phone scam

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) of Alberta and East Kootenays is warning people of a new phone scam. A person posing as a BBB or chamber of commerce member calls asked employees if the business is planning to relocate.
Lifesaving capsule is now available in Airdrie

Lifesaving capsule is now available in Airdrie

A lifesaving form of information is now available in Airdrie. The Capsule of Life is a small container of double-sided forms that residents fill in with personal, medical information.

Independent centre rates Airdrie top five for transparency

Airdrie is one of the most transparent cities in Canada according to a study by the Frontier Centre for Public Policy.

Provincial government addicted to reckless spending

Just prior to Christmas, Premier Stelmach warned Albertans that it was possible his government may not balance our Province’s budget by 2013 as previously promised.

Two spare buses are sufficient: City

City staff has determined two spare buses, one for the InterCity Express (ICE) route and one for the local service fleet, are enough to ensure uninterrupted service. In the Dec.

Irricana seeks meeting with Rocky View regarding signage

Representatives from Rocky View County council will be meeting with their Irricana counterparts in the new year to discuss signage along the west access road into town.

Appeal filed against County water licence

Another issue has surfaced regarding the contentious Bragg Creek water treatment plant. Westridge Utilities Inc. filed an appeal with the Environment Appeals Board, Nov. 26, against Rocky View County’s water licence for the treatment plant.