Tougher penalties in place for drinking and driving

Impaired driving is often cited as the largest single criminal cause of death in Canada and tougher penalties introduced by Alberta Transportation aim to curb that, however, the legislation has its fair share of critics. On Sept. 1, the second stage of the modification surrounding Alberta’s Traffic Safety Act laws came into effect – which… Continue reading Tougher penalties in place for drinking and driving

Alberta candidates address rising power bills and new transmission lines

One of the hot topics for the upcoming provincial election is the recent spike in power bills, which has affected both St. Paul residents and business owners alike. From large car dealerships to small independent shops on Main Street, the increase in the amount business owners are paying for power is substantial and with the… Continue reading Alberta candidates address rising power bills and new transmission lines

Wildrose, NDP and Liberal candidates weigh in on MLA Transition Allowances

A review committee fronted by Justice John Major is currently collecting data to determine whether the severance package, or transition allowance, given to MLAs when they leave office is justifiable, which has prompted local opposition candidates and incumbent PC candidate Ray Danyluk to speak out on the issue. Read the full story at The St.… Continue reading Wildrose, NDP and Liberal candidates weigh in on MLA Transition Allowances