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City proposes reallocation of public-art funds to reduce tax increase

City proposes reallocation of public-art funds to reduce tax increase

According to St. Albert’s draft budget released on Nov. 3, $220,000 normally used for public art could be cut as part of the solution to reducing an impending tax increase.
St. Albert shores up provincial grants in effort to stave off decrease in funds

St. Albert shores up provincial grants in effort to stave off decrease in funds

On Nov. 10, the United Conservative Caucus announced St. Albert has allocated $10.6 million in Municipal Sustainability Initiative funding this year.
Low enrolment threatens local child-care centres

Low enrolment threatens local child-care centres

Many child-care programs will be eligible for one-time COVID relief funding starting in December.
Alberta's new deal with Ottawa to phase in $10-a-day child care

Alberta's new deal with Ottawa to phase in $10-a-day child care

Parents told The Gazette the costs can be astronomical, and one mom said her family became so desperate they had to rely on unregulated care. 
Oil, gas wastewater could power new market

Oil, gas wastewater could power new market

Could unlock billions in lithium for Alberta, says U of A
Good morning, St. Albert!

Good morning, St. Albert!

Happy Thursday!
Edmonton Winds concert at Arden celebrates music, togetherness

Edmonton Winds concert at Arden celebrates music, togetherness

Concert features composers Allan Gilliland, John Estacio, Gustav Holst, Percy Grainger, and Leonard Bernstein
New legislation could see changes to Alberta's power grid

New legislation could see changes to Alberta's power grid

The act could potentially bring down wire costs in the province for consumers, and encourage more competition and choice in the marketplace, said Dale Nally, associate minister of natural gas and electricity.
Mental-health struggles prevalent in first responders

Mental-health struggles prevalent in first responders

Some 22 per cent of paramedics will develop PTSD in their lifetimes due to repeated exposure to stressful events.
Death of St. Albert firefighter catalyst for change

Death of St. Albert firefighter catalyst for change

“You see it in the eyes, you can see it in people how they are portraying themselves. It has just been a really long stretch in emergency services," said Greg Harvey, president of St. Albert Fire Services Local 2130.