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The two people who hit a 52-year-old St. Albert resident on Akins Drive two weeks ago may not even know they put someone's life in danger.

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Housing crisis

The end of February brought with it the end of an agreement between the city and the St. Albert Housing Society. After years of meetings and discussions, negotiations finally broke down between the two groups.

Motor money

Mayor Cathy Heron says photo radar isn’t a cash cow, but the numbers suggest otherwise. The province’s long-awaited review of photo radar in 27 municipalities found St. Albert had the fourth-highest revenue, bringing in almost $4.

Take the money

At the risk of sounding ungrateful, something is better than nothing. Monday’s announcement that the province is going to throw $27.1 million, or half of the total cost, toward the twinning of Ray Gibbon Drive is indeed welcome news.

Empowering endeavours

The fight to eradicate bullying, which plagues many children in St. Albert and across the province, can seem daunting and never-ending.

Under attack

United Conservative Party Leader Jason Kenney has begun to unveil his long-awaited election platform, and unsurprisingly, the political rhetoric against him is starting to ramp up.

No easy fix

Efforts to combat the ongoing opioid crisis in the province, including the setup of controversial safe injection sites, have yet to yield overwhelming success.

Political challenge

The immediate future and stability of the Alberta Party is up in the air pending a court decision.