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Wednesday Jul 23, 2014
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. The Townís waste collection system has continued to evolve since the new garbage carts were introduced in 2012. However, with the Townís move to not...
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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.
Foothills communities have come a long way since the devastating flood of June 20, 2013 and itís a testament to the resiliency and hard work of individual residents, businesses, municipalities and the provincial government.
Agriculture, jobs and the local economy are most likely top of mind for voters in the Macleod by-election campaign, but questions around the credibility of Prime Minster Stephen Harper and his government are serious and canít be ignored by voters and candidates alike.
The Foothills School Division has spent its money wisely over the years. Sure it passed a deficit budget for the upcoming school year of nearly a $1 million, but with $12 million in the coffers there is a comfortable amount for a rainy day.
Nothing says fun like spending a beautiful summer day going to the polls.
The Canadian Senate is an anachronsim left over from Canadaís founding days and needs to be reformed to bring it into the modern era. Itís also one of our countyís founding institutions of government and the Supreme Court of Canada made the right decision in saying any changes to the senate must...