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Jason Kenney UCP Leadership Candidate October 5, 2017 (Calgary, Alberta)—Today, Jason Kenney responded to TransCanada’s cancellation of Energy East, calling on the Alberta NDP to cancel its planned increase to their job-killing carbon tax, and demanded that the federal government…

Government of Alberta News release On Oct. 5, Premier Rachel Notley issued the following statement about TransCanada’s decision not to proceed with its Energy East and Eastern Mainline pipelines: “We are deeply disappointed by the recent decision from TransCanada. We…

Brian Jean UCP Leadership Candidate EDMONTON, AB (Oct. 5, 2017): United Conservative leadership candidate Brian Jean released the following statement on the cancellation of the Energy East pipeline project today: “Under Prime Minister Trudeau, the Energy East and Northern Gateway…
Escape planning for home

National Fire Protection Association Plan ahead! If a fire breaks out in your home, you may have only a few minutes to get out safely once the smoke alarm sounds. Safety tips . Make a home escape plan. Draw a…
Treaty 8 chiefs meet with Alberta premier

Richard Froese Spotlight Chiefs of Treaty 8 First Nations and Premier Rachel Notley held their first annual meeting to discuss progress on the Treaty 8 Protocol Agreement, states a Government of Alberta news release dated Sept. 27. “The chiefs of…
Donald Gosselin seeks third term on M.D. council

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs Four priorities stand out for Donald Gosselin in his re-election bid for the M.D. council: the Smoky River Water Co-op, gravelling roads, upgrading approaches for farmers’ fields and water drainage. “We have quite a few…
Michele Fournier returns to role as Mayor of McLennan

Tom Henihan Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs Having served as Mayor from 2004 to 2007, Michele Fournier is certainly not new to the Town of McLennan Council. Fournier, who will be acclaimed Mayor of McLennan again on October 23, says she was…

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs The students and teachers at Ecole Routhier and Georges P. Vanier came together on Sept. 28, running to fulfill Terry Fox’s dream of ending all cancer, for all time. The students at Ecole Routhier arrived…