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Thursday Jul 31, 2014

MD of Foothills issues fire ban

The MD of Foothills Fire Department has issued a fire ban for the area effective noon on July 31 and it will continue until the region sees enough rain to reduce the fire risk. The ban includes the entire MD of Foothills area, Okotoks and High River are currently not included in the ban. Fire bans are also in place in Black Diamond, Turner Valley...

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Jul 30

Local woman charged after high speed chase

An Okotoks woman is facing several charges after a high-speed chase in Saskatchewan ended July 26 near the set of the famous...
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Jul 30

Longtime Okotoks doctor and MP honoured

For 44 years, Okotoks has been the place where Dr. Grant Hill delivered babies and raised his own family and now his legacy...
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Jul 30

Spray park may open up later

The Foothills Lions Club Family Spray Park in Turner Valley may be a bit behind schedule but the final goal is so close...
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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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Thursday Jul 31, 2014

Suspect in deadly Moncton RCMP shootings found fit to stand trial

TileMONCTON, N.B. - A New Brunswick man charged with fatally shooting three RCMP officers and wounding two others last month in Moncton has been found fit to stand trial. Justin Bourque, who faces three charges of first-degree murder and two counts of attempted murder, underwent a psychiatric assessment that concluded Bourque is competent and mentally ...MONCTON, N.B. - A New Brunswick man charged with fatally shooting three RCMP officers and wounding two others last month in Moncton has been found fit to stand trial.

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Thursday Jul 31, 2014

CIBC names Victor Dodig as new president and CEO, takes over on Sept. 15

Story ImageTORONTO - CIBC has tapped the head of its wealth management division to be the bank's...TORONTO - CIBC has tapped the head of its wealth management division to be the bank's next president and chief executive.

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Thursday Jul 31, 2014

No more exclusivity clauses in wireless roaming contracts, says CRTC

OTTAWA - Canada's telecom regulator is banning wireless carriers from imposing...OTTAWA - Canada's telecom regulator is banning wireless carriers from imposing exclusivity conditions in contracts that forced smaller firms to use more expensive roaming networks.

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