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Giving back

With the holidays rapidly approaching, we’re all starting to feel the strain on our pocketbooks.

Creating safe space

The rates of family violence in Alberta – particularly in this part of Alberta – are shocking.

Creating a safe space

The rates of family violence in Alberta – particularly in this part of Alberta – are shocking.

Taking ownership

The rural mail delivery debacle now facing some rural Airdrie residents would leave even the most patient among us stomping their feet.

Taking ownership

The rural mail delivery debacle now facing some Rocky View County residents would leave even the most patient among us stomping their feet.

Budding problem

Oct. 17 marked the first day of legal recreational cannabis use in Canada, and with it came long lineups at cannabis retailers and concerns of shortages in the near future, with both brick-and-mortar and online stores quickly selling out.

Budding problem

Oct. 17 marked the first day of legal recreational cannabis use in Canada, and with it came long lineups at cannabis retailers and concerns of shortages in the near future, with both brick-and-mortar and online stores quickly selling out.

Delay tactic?

Mayor Peter Brown admitted Oct. 15 he did not “fully understand and comprehend” what he was voting on when a bylaw dictating where local cannabis stores will be permitted was presented to council Sept. 4 .

Learning curve?

We know there is a learning curve with any new role, but the current Rocky View County councillors have been in their positions for nearly a year now and it’s time they started stepping up. The near repeat of a blundered application Sept.

Despicable

The seemingly-targeted vandalism to an Edgewater home over the Thanksgiving weekend is nothing short of despicable. The home, owned by a young family who moved in just a year ago, was covered in at least five or six cans of spray paint.