Provincial Politics

Lethbridge residents get their say on Bill 203, Alberta Standard Time Act

By Lara Fominoff @fomsy1 on Twitter
September 15, 2017 - 4:07pm Updated: September 15, 2017 - 5:08pm

LETHBRIDGE - In front of the Standing Committee on Alberta's Economic Future, including Lethbridge-east MLA Maria Fitzpatrick, a number of residents expressed either very strong opposition or very strong support for Bill 203, the Alberta Standard Time Act.

M.D. of Pincher Creek administration office
M.D. of Pincher Creek administration office Lethbridge News Now

South Castle area remains closed at this time due to wildfire risk

By Lara Fominoff @fomsy1 on Twitter
September 13, 2017 - 1:04pm Updated: September 13, 2017 - 1:34pm

PINCHER CREEK – Although there is no immediate threat to the Castle Mountain Resort area at this time, the south Castle region will remain closed for the foreseeable future, according to an update from Alberta Wildfire Officers who updated media at the MD of Pincher Creek Offices

A committee is studying whether Alberta should remain on the same time year round
A committee is studying whether Alberta should remain on the same time year round Lethbridge News Now file photo

Referendum on ditching daylight time would cost Alberta millions; committee

By The Canadian Press
September 13, 2017 - 7:19am

EDMONTON - A referendum on whether Alberta should end daylight time would cost millions.

Legislature member Graham Sucha says the estimated price tag if a referendum were to be paired with a provincial election would be between $2 million and $6 million.

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