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Synergy cuts two programs due to lack of funds

Synergy cuts two programs due to lack of funds

Due to a lack of funding, the Synergy Youth and Community Development Society in Chestermere has announced it will not be able to offer two of its most popular programs in 2022 – the YELL program and the Child Safe Canada babysitting and home-alone certification courses.
Beiseker residents call for removal of REP program at local rink

Beiseker residents call for removal of REP program at local rink

With the Alberta government’s Restriction Exemption Program (REP) in effect at the Beiseker Arena, a group of residents have sent a letter to the Village in hopes of removing the program, claiming its requirements to be vaccinated for COVID-19 infringe on their human rights
Hard-hit Cochrane brewery welcomes opportunity to join local 'Brewz 'n' Booze' tour

Hard-hit Cochrane brewery welcomes opportunity to join local 'Brewz 'n' Booze' tour

Both Half Hitch Brewing Company and the Whispering Dutchman Distillery have become a part of Brewz ‘N’ Booze’s tours, an opportunity co-owner of Half Hitch Chris Heier said is more than welcome during a time of economic hardship for their business and others.
Airdrie residents celebrate Halloween 2021 with spooky home decor

Airdrie residents celebrate Halloween 2021 with spooky home decor

Airdrie residents have decorated their homes with spooky signage and props in preparation for Halloween on Oct. 31.
Homeschooling increasing during pandemic

Homeschooling increasing during pandemic

"There's a lot of division, on a school level, as a teacher, you do see the environment changing."
Airdrie RCMP offers tips for a safe Halloween celebration

Airdrie RCMP offers tips for a safe Halloween celebration

It's that time of year again – time to decorate your homes with black and orange, don your favourite costume, and eat a surplus of sugary treats.
Yamnuska Sanctuary double wolfdog dares adults to join Halloween fun

Yamnuska Sanctuary double wolfdog dares adults to join Halloween fun

The Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary is hosting their first ever Howling Halloween Thriller, open to anyone 18 and older from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 30
RVS Board of Trustees form first Indigenous Advisory Council

RVS Board of Trustees form first Indigenous Advisory Council

In a public ceremony on Oct. 28, the Rocky View Schools (RVS) Board of Trustees appointed two of its trustees to serve on a newly formed Indigenous Advisory Council to consult with Indigenous communities in support of truth and reconciliation.
Chestermere-Strathmore MLA calls for Kenney’s resignation

Chestermere-Strathmore MLA calls for Kenney’s resignation

After the fallout of a former Alberta legislature employee led to a lawsuit against the Premier’s office, Chestermere-Strathmore MLA Leela Aheer is calling on Jason Kenney to resign.
Don Kochan elected RVC's first mayor

Don Kochan elected RVC's first mayor

Rocky View County (RVC) council has its first mayor and deputy mayor, after the incoming council appointed the two positions at its organizational meeting on Oct. 25.
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