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  1. HARRIS - George HenryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    George Henry Harris was born on June 3, 1934 in Yorkton. He was the son of Fred and Katie .

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  2. Albertans tell province to do more to protect water; government releasesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Turtle Island News

    ... The concerns are what the government heard at meetings and from surveys and messages from more than 2,000 people. Alberta Environment has responded with a 20-point conservation action plan, but most measures won't kick in until next year or beyond. ...

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  3. Overtime heroics snaps losing skidRead the original story

    Yesterday | Western Wheel

    Mitch Collett broke a scoreless deadlock in overtime to lift the Okotoks Oilers over the pesky Calgary Canucks on Saturday night and close a challenging week on a winning note. 'Going into overtime we figured we have the day off tomorrow, we have time to recuperate, let's just lay it all out there,' Collett said.

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  4. Midget Oilers battling for top-spotRead the original story

    Yesterday | Western Wheel

    The top two teams in the Central Alberta Hockey League's Midget Tier 1 division will be going toe-to-toe wearing the green-and-white clad Okotoks Oilers uniforms. 'In today's social media world, absolutely there is a big rivalry going on,' said Ron Kanten, the Midget director for the Okotoks Minor Hockey Association.

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  5. Bantam Oilers on brilliant runRead the original story

    Yesterday | Western Wheel

    The Okotoks Bantam AA Oilers have gone more than two months without tasting defeat in the South Central Alberta Hockey League and are in the mix for top-spot in the South Division. 'We're very fortunate that we're three lines deep and we have a lot of speed,' said head coach Kevin Kobelka.

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  6. Okotoks juniors find landing spot in CalgaryRead the original story

    Yesterday | Western Wheel

    ... 47 games over parts of two seasons in Camrose, the 17-year-old Nerland looked back fondly on his tenure in central Alberta especially the tutelage of longtime Kodiaks bench boss Boris Rybalka. Camrose has been the top-seed in the South Division ...

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  7. Credit due on 2015 budgetRead the original story

    Yesterday | Western Wheel

    The Town of Okotoks' 2015 operating budget approved on Monday night includes a 3.25 per cent property tax increase, while paying down debt and not taking on any new red ink. The tax increase will result in a roughly $64 increase on the municipal portion of the tax bill on a typical home.

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  8. Okotoks public school borders discussedRead the original story

    Yesterday | Western Wheel

    Foothills School Division began public consultation to change Okotoks school boundaries in 2015-16 to take pressure off capacity and near-capacity education facilities, particularly at Westmount School. Approximately 50 parents and teachers presented five scenarios during an open house at Okotoks Junior High School on Dec. 8. 'We have a space challenge - some schools are getting pinched while other schools are getting there,' Drew Chipman, the division's assistant superintendent, corporate services told those in attendance.

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  9. Town council approves 3.25% tax increaseRead the original story

    Yesterday | Western Wheel

    Okotoks town council has managed to bring next year's municipal property tax increase down to 3.25 per cent for 2015, or approximately $64 extra per year for the typical home. Last month the Town of Okotoks proposed a 4.5 per cent increase during budget discussions.

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  10. Hospice offers support through lossRead the original story

    Yesterday | Western Wheel

    When Betty George first started working as the volunteer coordinator at the Foothills Country Hospice six years ago she had plenty of experience in hospitals, but very little with death. 'I had zero experience with hospice at all,' she said.

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  11. Braid: How could Smith do that to the Wildrose party?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Edmonton Journal

    ... unfair when voters support a candidate for one party, and then find that person switching to another. The loss to Alberta itself is immense. Wildrose was a skilful opposition that did more to reform the PCs than any force - economic, social or ...

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  12. Nine Wildrose MLAs join Alberta ToriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CNews

    Former Wildrose leader Danielle Smith and Alberta Premier Jim Prentice address the media on Wednesday, December 17 2014. David Bloom/Edmonton Sun Premier Jim Prentice and Danielle Smith announced the unification of Alberta's conservatives as nine members of the Wildrose caucus were welcomed into the Progressive Conservative caucus Wednesday afternoon.

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  13. Local female musicians continue the conversation with Carol of the BellesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Canada.com

    When it starts to go cold, you stoke the fire. You blow on the embers. You do what you can to get the flame burning again.

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  14. 2014 Chba National Sam Awards Recognizing Canadian Housing Excellence - Finalists AnnouncedRead the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    December 17, 2014 - The Canadian Home Builders' Association is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2014 CHBA National SAM Awards - Recognizing Canadian Housing Excellence, sponsored by MASCO/Delta Faucet and Genworth Canada. These prestigious awards celebrate excellence in new homes, home renovation and community development across Canada.

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  15. Select Sands Announces the Sale of the Assets of Canfrac Sands Ltd.Read the original story

    Yesterday | Market Wire

    Select Sands Corp. reports that a special meeting of shareholders of CanFrac Sands Ltd. was held on December 16, 2014 at the offices of Davis LLP, Suite 1000, Livingston Place, West Tower 250 - 2nd Street S.W. Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Canfrac Sands is in the business of producing 20/40, 40/70, 16/30, and 100 mesh fracturing sand used in conventional fracturing of oil and natural gas wells in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin.

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  16. Investing in the Performing Arts in Southeastern AlbertaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Market Wire

    ... dance and theatre. The Esplanade Arts and Heritage Centre is a multidisciplinary presenter based in Medicine Hat, Alberta. It was built in 2005 as one of Alberta's Centennial Legacy projects. In both of the 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 seasons, from ...

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  17. Harper Government Heralds Record Legislative ProductivityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Market Wire

    ... to amend the Criminal Code (personating peace officer or public officer) (June 19, 2014) (Earl Dreeshen: Red Deer, Alberta) C-483, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (escorted temporary absence) (December 16, 2014) (Dave ...

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  18. Rise and fall of Alberta Wildrose party inextricably linked to Danielle SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Nanaimo Daily News

    Alberta Premier Jim Prentice and former Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith speak to media after a caucus meeting in Edmonton Alta., Wednesday, December 17, 2014. Prentice's caucus met to discuss a bid by at least half the official Opposition to cross the floor.

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  19. Minister Kenney addresses the Canadian Club of Calgary on the Government of Canada's Jobs AgendaRead the original story

    Yesterday | Canada NewsWire

    Minister Kenney stressed the importance of enhancing the participation of under-represented groups in the workforce, such as youth and Aboriginal people. He highlighted initiatives and investments related to skills training and improving labour market inclusion for all Canadians, such as the Canada Job Grant, the Youth Employment Strategy, apprenticeship grants and the Government's initiatives for Aboriginal skills training.

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  20. Recent quotes from Alberta's Danielle SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Brandon Sun

    Alberta Premier Jim Prentice and former Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith walk together after speaking to media in Edmonton Alta., Wednesday, December 17, 2014. Prentice's caucus met to discuss a bid by at least half the official Opposition to cross the floor.

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