Alberta

Members of AUPE will vote on a tentative agreement with the province
Members of AUPE will vote on a tentative agreement with the province File photo

Province reaches tentative deal with Alberta Union of Provincial Employees

By The Canadian Press
August 17, 2018 - 6:44am

EDMONTON - Alberta's largest public sector union has reached a tentative deal with the provincial government on a new contract.

Details of the three-year agreement for 23,000 Alberta Union of Provincial Employees members were not released.

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Crowsnest Pass man charged with impaired care and control of a boat

By Aaron Mahoney (@Mahones93 on Twitter)
August 15, 2018 - 3:58pm

PINCHER CREEK – A 36-year-old man has been charged with impaired care and control of a vessel, as well as liquor offences, after taking his boat out on the Oldman Reservoir with a 7-year-old child on board, as well as a 32-year-old woman who was also intoxicated.

The Métis Nation of Alberta says members voted in favour of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion
The Métis Nation of Alberta says members voted in favour of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion File photo/The Canadian Press

Alberta Métis vote to support Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

By The Canadian Press
August 15, 2018 - 5:41am

LAC LA BICHE - An organization that represents Métis in Alberta says it supports the expansion of the Trans Mountain oil pipeline through B.C.

The Métis Nation of Alberta says members voted in favour of the resolution at a conference on Sunday.

Smoke from the fire near the Crowsnest Pass
Smoke from the fire near the Crowsnest Pass Credit: Pincher Creek Emergency Services - @DeputyChiefPCES

Wildfire contained near the Crowsnest Pass

By Patrick Burles - @PatrickBurles on Twitter
August 14, 2018 - 1:29pm Updated: August 14, 2018 - 2:19pm

CROWSNEST PASS – A wildfire burning east of the Crowsnest Pass is being held by emergency response crews and is no longer considered a threat, according to an update from Alberta Emergency Alert.

Claresholm town council (l-r): Councillor Gaven Moore, Councillor Brad Schlossberger, Councillor Lise Schulze, Mayor Doug MacPherson, Councillor Kieth Carlson, Councillor Donna Courage and Councillor Craig Zimmer
Claresholm town council (l-r): Councillor Gaven Moore, Councillor Brad Schlossberger, Councillor Lise Schulze, Mayor Doug MacPherson, Councillor Kieth Carlson, Councillor Donna Courage and Councillor Craig Zimmer Town of Claresholm

Claresholm councillor who filed human rights complaint resigns

By Geoff Smith (@GeoffSmithLNN on Twitter)
August 14, 2018 - 11:18am

CLARESHOLM – A town councillor in Claresholm who said she was beaten in a home invasion has resigned her position.

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New information released about upcoming One Horse Town event in Taber

By Aaron Mahoney (@Mahones93 on Twitter)
August 14, 2018 - 11:03am Updated: August 14, 2018 - 3:10pm

TABER – The Town of Taber is preparing to host some of the biggest names in country music this fall.

On Sept. 15, Taber will play host to the national Coors Banquet One Horse Town event featuring Dallas Smith, Tim Hicks and Kira Isabella.

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