Troy Gillard (Twitter @Troy_Gillard)

Lori Jack, middle, discusses poverty reduction with other attendees at CAPRA's meeting on Wednesday at the Dawe Centre.
Lori Jack, middle, discusses poverty reduction with other attendees at CAPRA's meeting on Wednesday at the Dawe Centre. rdnewsNOW / Josh Hall

Federal discussion on reducing poverty spreads to Red Deer

By Troy Gillard (Twitter @Troy_Gillard)
April 19, 2017 - 4:13pm

Ottawa’s poverty reduction strategy was the focus of a meeting in Red Deer on Wednesday.

The Central Alberta Poverty Reduction Alliance held a roundtable discussion to discuss the Canadian Poverty Reduction Strategy.

There was a heavy police presence in Normandeau this morning in response to an agitated man reported to have a firearm (Photo: RD News NOW / Josh Hall)

Mounties Respond To Firearms Incident in Normandeau

By Troy Gillard (Twitter @Troy_Gillard)
July 12, 2016 - 12:30pm Updated: July 12, 2016 - 2:09pm

RED DEER - RCMP converged on the Normandeau neighbourhood this morning, responding to a report of an agitated man with a firearm at a residence.

Officers responded at 10:45 a.m. and blocked off the area of 59 Avenue and 69 Street Drive.