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Locals weigh in on day care debate

A local daycare operator is defending Iris Evans after the Alberta finance minister made remarks that have been interpreted as a criticism of parents who put their children in day care.

Minister defends funding changes

Changes aimed at replacing the departed Wildrose Foundation and streamlining community funding programs don’t change the bottom line — Alberta charities will have to do more with fewer dollars, critics say.

St. Albert mom enjoys a good yarn

A St. Albert resident takes pride in telling tales. When Kerry McPhail-Hayden’s son Mitchell was born prematurely, it took an hour to nurse him.
Swann, seniors talk taxes

Swann, seniors talk taxes

Some St. Albert seniors want the provincial government to increase taxes. The idea came up Tuesday at a seniors’ forum hosted by Alberta Liberal leader David Swann and Calgary MLA Dave Taylor. About 160 seniors filled the St.
Year One predictable but funny

Year One predictable but funny

Jack Black’s shtick has been wearing thinner and thinner since he hit his stride six years ago in School of Rock.

Tories push law and order platform

With an election off the table for the time being, the federal Conservatives advanced their law and order agenda this week with two new laws targeting crime.

Test drivers at random to catch drunks, says committee

A parliamentary committee says police should do random breathalyser tests to catch more drunk drivers, a suggestion one local lawyer says moves Canada closer to being a police state.

Newcomers Club happy to support their own

Christmas is coming early for two local community service groups, thanks to a sister agency. The St. Albert Newcomers’ Club recently announced it will deliver cheques next week to St.

Aboriginals gear up for party

Get ready for St. Albert's biggest National Aboriginal Day ever this weekend as the city government officially joins the party. Local residents are invited to Lions Park this Sunday for the City of St.
Local Spotlight

Local Spotlight

If you missed the spectacular performance of the Stereos last Monday at the Starlite Room, rest easy. Capital Ex just announced the local fivesome will open for Marianas Trench on July 21 at the ED Fest stage.