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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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Friday Nov 21, 2014

'Nude' judge wins temporary ban of sex photos at disciplinary hearing

TORONTO - A senior Manitoba judge has won a temporary 11th-hour ban on the use of graphic sex photographs taken of her from being used at her disciplinary hearing next week. The stay will be in effect until the admissibility of the images of Associate Chief Justice Lori Douglas can be determined at a later date, Federal Court Judge Richard Mosley...TORONTO - A senior Manitoba judge has won a temporary 11th-hour ban on the use of graphic sex photographs taken of her from being used at her disciplinary hearing next week.

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Friday Nov 21, 2014

Crown in Quebec confirms no charges against cop whose cruiser killed boy

MONTREAL - A man whose five-year-old son died when their car was struck by a speeding...MONTREAL - A man whose five-year-old son died when their car was struck by a speeding police cruiser said at the time he should not have tried to turn when he did, a Crown spokesman said Friday.

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Friday Nov 21, 2014

Canada's defence minister says nothing to fear from common defence with U.S.

Story ImageHALIFAX - A more integrated common defence strategy with the United States isn't a threat...HALIFAX - A more integrated common defence strategy with the United States isn't a threat to Canada's sovereignty, Defence Minister Rob Nicholson said Friday.

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