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CTF Alberta Director Colin Craig with the Provincial Debt Clock which is trending upward at a rate of $344 every second.
CTF Alberta Director Colin Craig with the Provincial Debt Clock which is trending upward at a rate of $344 every second. rdnewsNOW / Josh Hall

Provincial Debt Clock urges province to do more with less

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
July 16, 2018 - 3:45pm

If the Alberta government wants to learn how to rein in its spending, it should give British Columbia a buzz.

Colin Craig, Alberta Director for the Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF), said as much during a stop in Ponoka on Monday alongside the travelling Provincial Debt Clock.

RCMP attended a residence on Alexander Crescent in Red Deer over the noon hour Monday after a man in his 50s crashed his vehicle into a home following what is believed to have been a medical incident.
RCMP attended a residence on Alexander Crescent in Red Deer over the noon hour Monday after a man in his 50s crashed his vehicle into a home following what is believed to have been a medical incident. Sheldon Spackman

WATCH: Driver suffers medical incident, crashes into Anders Park home

By Sheldon Spackman
July 16, 2018 - 3:35pm

Luckily, there were no serious injuries after a man in his 50s crashed his vehicle into a home in Anders Park over the noon hour on Monday.

It was about 12:30 p.m. when it’s believed a man driving a vehicle on 30 Avenue suffered a medical incident behind the wheel.

 

Red Deer Royals, Westerner Days Parade 2017
Red Deer Royals, Westerner Days Parade 2017 Josh Hall

Road closures and transit disruptions during Westerner Days Parade

By Sheldon Spackman
July 16, 2018 - 10:38am

Central Alberta’s largest summer celebration gets underway this week and it all kicks-off with the Westerner Days Parade in downtown Red Deer on Wednesday.

This means local motorists can expect multiple road closures and traffic detours, along with transit disruptions July 18.

Dozens of youth from across the province had a chance over the past week to explore their passions in RDC's Teen Film Camp, Animation Camp and Game Design Workshop.
Dozens of youth from across the province had a chance over the past week to explore their passions in RDC's Teen Film Camp, Animation Camp and Game Design Workshop. Sheldon Spackman

RDC summer camps explore animation, game design and filmmaking

By Sheldon Spackman
July 15, 2018 - 1:21pm

Dozens of young film students, video game designers and animation creators from across the province have just wrapped up a week-long summer camp at RDC to further enhance their skill sets.

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