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Another day, another grow op

Without a doubt, local police are starting to make some headway in their battle against organized crime. In the past two months, police have raided and shut down six major marijuana growing operations in Airdrie.

Put democracy first

After years of stalling on any sort of meaningful health reform, the Progressive Conservatives tried one more time to convince the public that they are taking action with the firing of Stephen Duckett as head of the health superboard.

Put democracy first

It seems the provincial government has been fleeing accountability for so long, it’s running out of places to hide.

Press releases aren't solutions

Premier Stelmach issued a press release last week, stating he’s “tiring of recent theatrics” and everybody should focus on improving health care. No kidding. Albertans are also sick and tired of the theatrics surrounding our broken health system.

Press releases aren't solutions

Premier Stelmach issued a press release last week, stating he’s “tiring of recent theatrics” and everybody should focus on improving health care. No kidding. Albertans are also sick and tired of the theatrics surrounding our broken health system.

Winds of change blowing through council chambers

Airdrie voted for change and it seems change has arrived. Evidence of this was on full display at last week’s City council meeting, where aldermen indicated a new commitment to business-friendly policies aimed at ensuring long-term growth in Airdrie.

Local group is thinking outside the box

A local group is thinking outside the box – literally.

Airdriee charity thinking outside the box

A local group is thinking outside the box – literally.

Ministers are just not getting it

We have asked nicely, we have begged and we have pleaded for new schools in Airdrie but the ministers just doesn’t seem to be getting it.

Ministers are just not getting it

We have asked nicely, we have begged and we have pleaded for new schools in Airdrie but the ministers just doesn’t seem to be getting it.