Small Alberta communities ask for help fighting crime
By Scott Stevenson, CBC News Posted: Mar 06, 2017 7:00 AM MT Last Updated: Mar 06, 2017 7:00 AM MT The mayors of two communities in east-central Alberta are asking for help fighting an increase in crime. Amisk Mayor Bill Rock and Hardisty Mayor Anita Miller have approached the RCMP for help fighting crimes they say are making people worry in their communities. They had a meeting with the RCMP on Wednesday and have another meeting scheduled for Monday. The mayors say they're he...
CIBC branch closes doors
After more than a century serving the Town of Hardisty, CIBC has closed the doors to its Hardisty branch. Trucks were outside today, taking down the red and gold CIBC signage. Hardisty continues to be served by the financial institutions ATB and Encompass Credit Union.
Mayors Miller and Rock teleconference with RCMP re: increased crime
Mayor Anita Miller and Chief Administrative Officer Sandy Otto (Town of Hardisty), and Mayor Bill Rock (Village of Amisk) joined Acting Commanding Officer Marlin Degrand, who oversees all criminal operations and programs for the RCMP in Alberta, and Commanding Superintendent Shahin Mehdizadeh, who is responsible for all 27 detachments in the Eastern Alberta district. The teleconference brought to the attention of the RCMP the concerns of elected officials and residents throughout Flagstaf...
BVJ Small Town Saturday Night
Your very own HARDISTY AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY is hoping to host BVJ Small Town Saturday Night. 2017 Marks the 25th Anniversary for the Big Valley Jamboree and you can find out more HERE or on the BVJ site
Single-Tier Governance Model for Consideration
Committee Working on Single-Tier Governance Model for Consideration Region residents to be asked to evaluate model when complete- January 31, 2017 - For immediate release A subcommittee of FIP (Flagstaff Intermunicipal Partnership), with representation from all the region’s municipalities, is currently crafting a single tier model of government for consideration and discussion by the public in each community. “Right now, we all have a lot of questions about what this would look l...
Trump signs order to advance Keystone, Dakota pipelines
The pipeline would run from Canada to U.S. refineries in the Gulf Coast. The U.S. government needs to approve the pipeline because it crossed the border. CTV article HERE
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