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Alberta government announces tax deferral option

…. senior homeowners. Tax deferral option for senior homeowners Seniors in Alberta now have the option to defer their residential property taxes to keep extra money in their pockets and enable them to stay in their homes longer. For more … Continue reading

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Province plans change to four-year council terms

Province plans change EDMONTON – Municipal Affairs Minister Doug Griffiths confirmed Thursday the government will seek to pass legislation this fall that will set four-year terms for municipal councillors, up from three years. Comment: Now this I think we all … Continue reading

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Billy Boy, takes aim at town

Ratepayers unhappy with Minister Don’t take your guns to town, son Leave your guns at home, Billy Don’t take your guns to town… – Johnny Cash Excuse the humour here but I think Billy Kovach and the rest of us … Continue reading

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Government cancels funding for Fort Macleod

…. police training college. Government cancels funding Terrible news for Fort Macleod. The government has just announced the cancellation of funding for the much touted and anticipated police training college. Read the story here at the Pincher Creek Voice Comment: … Continue reading

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A conservative government is an organized hypocrisy

… especially, when they have a majority government. Organized Hypocrisy Our former Livingstone/Macleod riding MLA Evan Berger is in the news today… and not in a good way. Evan Berger was deafted in the last provincial election, but was hired … Continue reading

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Province responds to municipal call for review

…. of Local Authorities Election Act. Pincher Creek Voice All Albertans are invited to provide input on possible changes to the Local Authorities Election Act suggested by municipalities following the last local elections. Some of the major ideas include moving … Continue reading

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Open Letter to MLA Evan Berger

Open Letter to MLA Evan Berger Evan, for several months now I have seen a significant increase in my EPCOR bill and today upon receipt of my latest bill I was almost floored in that it is 47% higher than … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Alberta Party Leadership Debate 2011 Calgary

Alberta Party Leadership Debate Here is the long form video of the recent Alberta Party Leadership Debate held in Calgary. It is 2 hours long so put on a pot of coffee first. To watch this video in full-screen mode … Continue reading

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Danielle Smith Speaks Out On Property Rights!

Property Rights Dear Editor The PC government has developed a number of disturbing habits in the last few years – overspending and budget deficits, consolidating and centralizing health care delivery, and an ever increasing contempt for democracy – but nothing … Continue reading

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Residents rally to protect landscape

Property Owners’ Rights “This is what you’re here to do. These people put you where you are…You are here to take back what we say and that is your job.” By Joni MacFarlane – Editor Emotions ran high as residents … Continue reading

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