Federal Politics

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau offers an apology in the House of Commons  on Tuesday to LGBTQ2 people for decades-old discrimination.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau offers an apology in the House of Commons on Tuesday to LGBTQ2 people for decades-old discrimination. The Canadian Press / Adrian Wyld

Central Alberta Pride chair calls Trudeau's LGBTQ2 apology a positive first step

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
November 28, 2017 - 3:31pm

Canada’s Prime Minister told the nation Tuesday afternoon that the Government of Canada is sorry for decades-past discrimination against LGBTQ2 people.

L-R: Red Deer - Mountain View MP Earl Dreeshen, and city councillors Vesna Higham and Buck Buchanan discuss crime with business owners from the Queen's, Burnt Lake and Belich business parks on Wednesday morning.
L-R: Red Deer - Mountain View MP Earl Dreeshen, and city councillors Vesna Higham and Buck Buchanan discuss crime with business owners from the Queen's, Burnt Lake and Belich business parks on Wednesday morning. rdnewsNOW / Josh Hall

Committee and rural crime task force options in local crime battle

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
November 15, 2017 - 2:43pm

Property crime continues be a thorn in the side of business owners in Red Deer’s industrial areas west of the QEII.

L-R: Stacey Carmichael, Sarah Fleck and Rebecca Hare with Turning Point presented to city council on supervised consumption services Tuesday night.
L-R: Stacey Carmichael, Sarah Fleck and Rebecca Hare with Turning Point presented to city council on supervised consumption services Tuesday night. rdnewsNOW / Josh Hall

City council frustrated over lack of say on supervised consumption process

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
November 14, 2017 - 9:48pm Updated: November 15, 2017 - 3:27pm

It appears it won’t be long before a supervised drug consumption site (SCS) is announced for Red Deer. But frustration lingers amongst members of city council over how much say they have on the matter.

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