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Thursday Nov 20, 2014

Town looking at 4.5% tax increase

Okotoks town council had its first look at the proposed 2015 budget last week, with highlights including funds for annexation, a much needed water pipeline, and an expansion at Centennial Arena. With major growth on the horizon, committee chair, coun. Ed Sands, said Okotoks needs to be planning for the future, and the budget reflects that. ...

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Nov 19

Illegal suites an increasing problem

The rental market in Okotoks is about to get a little tighter as the Town is currently cracking down on a number...
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Nov 19

Holiday fundraiser helps improve patient care

Outside the window at the Foothills Country Hospice snow glistens off of the beautiful country landscape and the smell of...
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Nov 19

Councillors say mayor broke confidentiality rules

Officials from Alberta Municipal Affairs will meet with Okotoks council over whether the mayor broke confidentiality rules...
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Wednesday Jun 6, 2012

Recycling activity on the rise

TileRecycling activity has been increasing in Black Diamond, Turner Valley and the MD of Foothills which has led to a record high of nearly 400 tonnes for the area’s recycling centre. For the past several years, recycling amounts at the Oilfields Recycling Centre have been increasing and the amount of garbage being sent to the landfill has been...

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Tuesday Nov 25, 2014

New information surfaces about harassment allegations against Liberal MPs

OTTAWA - New information has emerged about the explosive allegations of misconduct made by two female New Democrat MPs that prompted Justin Trudeau to suspend two sitting members of Parliament from the Liberal caucus. After one of the women complained directly to the Liberal leader late last month, both women agreed to meet confidentially with...OTTAWA - New information has emerged about the explosive allegations of misconduct made by two female New Democrat MPs that prompted Justin Trudeau to suspend two sitting members of Parliament from the Liberal caucus.

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Tuesday Nov 25, 2014

Highlights from the fall 2014 report of the federal auditor general

Story ImageOTTAWA - Highlights from auditor general Michael Ferguson's fall 2014 report, released...OTTAWA - Highlights from auditor general Michael Ferguson's fall 2014 report, released Tuesday:

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Tuesday Nov 25, 2014

Sex offenders convicted abroad may be missing from national registry: auditor

Story ImageOTTAWA - The national sex offender registry may not include some Canadians convicted of...OTTAWA - The national sex offender registry may not include some Canadians convicted of crimes abroad because the RCMP doesn't have access to Foreign Affairs information on convicts released from prisons in other countries.

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