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Wednesday Sep 10, 2014
Okotoks students were back at school last week, but it was administrators who got the surprise pop quiz. ďIf eight more students are in a classroom than expected, what is the best way to accommodate them?Ē ...
Wednesday Aug 27, 2014
Itís all Alisonís fault, at least thatís what the Progressive Conservative government wants Albertans to believe.
There has been a lot of tough talk by contenders looking to lead Albertaís embattled Progressive Conservative Party over unpopular decisions, suggested culture of entitlement and the most recent revelations over former Premier Alison Redfordís travel habits
Speed limits in playgrounds and school zones should be reviewed and harmonized, but Okotoks town councillors donít need to take the backseat to Calgary on this issue.
The Town of Okotoks doesnít need to trash its garbage collection system, but some adjustments are needed to ensure it is meeting residentsí needs. And, recycling should be at the top of the list.
Okotoksí growth rate may have dipped slightly in the last year, but the townís population continues to climb making a solution to its water woes ever more important.
When less than 20 per cent of voters actually take the time to cast a ballot, itís a cause for concern.
If itís not illegal, governments should not be in the practice of telling businesses what they can and canít sell. However, there is a place to set ground rules and keep a close watch on businesses that offer goods or services that will raise eyebrows in the community.
Was Jim Prentice a good choice as leader of the Alberta PC Party?