Provincial Politics

Lethbridge Airport
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Ownership of Lethbridge Airport officially transferred to City of Lethbridge

By Lara Fominoff @LaraFominoff on Twitter
July 19, 2018 - 2:22pm

LETHBRIDGE - Calling it "an historic day," members of both City and County councils voted unanimously Thursday, July 19, to officially transfer ownership of the Lethbridge Airport to the City, and to have the County continue operating it on an interim basis for the next 18 months

UCP candidate Devin Dreeshen was the winner in Thursday's byelection in Innisfail-Sylvan Lake. The UCP also won in Fort McMurray-Conklin
UCP candidate Devin Dreeshen was the winner in Thursday's byelection in Innisfail-Sylvan Lake. The UCP also won in Fort McMurray-Conklin rdnewsNOW

UCP retains seats, wins two byelections

By Sheldon Spackman/rdnewsNOW
July 13, 2018 - 10:37am

RED DEER - The voters of Innisfail – Sylvan Lake have elected UCP candidate Devin Dreeshen as their new MLA.

Unofficial results show Dreeshen garnering 8,033 votes in the July 12 byelection, nearly 82 per cent of eligible voters who cast a ballot.

The province has chosen 13 licensed cannabis producers
The province has chosen 13 licensed cannabis producers File photo/The Canadian Press

Alberta signs pot supply deals with 13 licensed marijuana producers

By The Canadian Press
July 5, 2018 - 9:15am

ST. ALBERT, Alta. - The Alberta government entity tasked with regulating cannabis has signed supply deals with 13 licensed producers, including Aurora Cannabis and Canopy Growth Corp., as it gears up for legal recreational pot in October.

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