Provincial Politics

Town of Drayton Valley

ECDC to start offering $25-a-day child care following provincial grant

By Laine Mitchell (Twitter: @Laine_Mitchell)
April 25, 2018 - 4:41pm

A new grant from the government of Alberta is bringing $25-a-day child care to Drayton Valley. 

On Wednesday Premier Rachel Notley announced funding for the Early Childhood Development Centre (ECDC) in Drayton Valley as part of the Early Learning Child Care Centres grant.

Public Interest Alberta says action is needed to have the province's finances become less dependent on revenue from non-renewable resources.
Public Interest Alberta says action is needed to have the province's finances become less dependent on revenue from non-renewable resources. The Canadian Press

Advocacy group says tax reform, sales tax needed to get province off revenue roller coaster

By rdnewsNOW staff
April 25, 2018 - 10:48am

RED DEER – An advocacy group says tax reform and a provincial sales tax are needed in order for Alberta to provide more stable funding for public services.

Left to right: MLA Eric Rosendahl, Minister Oneil Carlier, Mayor Gerald Soroka and Yellowhead County Councillor Sandra Cherniawsky.

Province partnering with Yellowhead County to combat mountain pine beetle

By rdnewsNOW staff
April 24, 2018 - 5:42am Updated: April 24, 2018 - 6:35am

The mountain pine beetle threatens six million hectares of Alberta’s pine forest and affects the activities of more than half of the major forest companies operating in the province.

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