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Minister Anderson on hospital: 'A case of how much can we do at once'

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
February 8, 2018 - 4:38pm Updated: February 9, 2018 - 6:26am

While visiting Red Deer on Thursday, Alberta’s Municipal Affairs Minister addressed the pressing issue of hospital expansion.

Shaye Anderson said there are a lot of priorities, some needs and some wants, that the provincial government must find a balance with.

(L-R) Red Deer - North MLA Kim Schreiner, Minister of Municipal Affairs Shaye Anderson, Permolex President Randy Cook and Permolex VP External Affairs and Operations Bridgette Duniece watch a presentation Thursday at the Permolex plant in north Red Deer.
(L-R) Red Deer - North MLA Kim Schreiner, Minister of Municipal Affairs Shaye Anderson, Permolex President Randy Cook and Permolex VP External Affairs and Operations Bridgette Duniece watch a presentation Thursday at the Permolex plant in north Red Deer. rdnewsNOW / Josh Hall

Municipal Affairs Minister talks business and opportunity in Red Deer

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
February 8, 2018 - 3:57pm Updated: February 9, 2018 - 6:28am

Alberta’s Municipal Affairs Minister was in Red Deer Thursday as part of his effort to visit all 342 municipalities in the province.

Shaye Anderson met with Mayor Tara Veer council and City of Red Deer officials, as well as Chamber of Commerce representatives and local businesses.

Pre-K students feed the birds during some time outdoors as part of the Experience Discovery School pilot project.
Pre-K students feed the birds during some time outdoors as part of the Experience Discovery School pilot project. Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools

Experience Discovery School taking youngsters outdoors

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
February 7, 2018 - 2:33pm Updated: February 7, 2018 - 8:39pm

A pilot project by Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools is allowing Pre-K students to take in a little bit more of Mother Nature.
 

Tabitha Phiri (centre) of the Central Alberta Immigrant Women's Association, with her two sons and grandchildren
Tabitha Phiri (centre) of the Central Alberta Immigrant Women's Association, with her two sons and grandchildren Submitted

Black History Month sheds light on immigrant experience

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
February 6, 2018 - 10:45am Updated: February 6, 2018 - 9:02pm

Asked what comes to mind when she thinks about Black History Month, Zimbabwean ex-pat Tabitha Phiri thinks about slavery, but also about the people who persevered and fought for black rights during the 20th century.

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