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Fighting politics of fear in PM’s backyard - NATIONAL AFFAIRS by TIM HARPER
The most passionate pushback on Conservative Leader Stephen Harper’s twin hot button election issues is coming from his own backyard.
Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi’s outspoken criticism of the Conservative leader’s court appeal on the issue of niqabs at citizenship ceremonies and the stripping of citizenship from convicted terrorists in many ways pulls back the curtain on the Alberta that elected him as mayor of its largest city and handed a huge provincial majority to New Democrat Rachel Notley.   Full Story >
A look back... by JAMIE NESBITT - Bulletin Editor
County new office tender
goes to Bird Construction
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Bob Scammell – Alberta Outdoors
Over more than 40 years of covering Alberta’s public land farce, particularly the grazing lease grazing - Cowboy Welfare boondoggle, I have seen government misfeasance and gross negligence, but never, ever, seriously considered illegality, possibly even outright corruption, nor have I blamed the public land grazing leaseholders for taking the Welfare they are wrongfully doled.
But all that has suddenly changed since I have been writing about Auditor - General Merwan Saher’s recent scathing grazing lease report and his expressed personal belief that a fundamental principal for all Albertans is that personal financial benefit should not derive from public assets.  Full Story >
Just a few words... by Jon Nesbitt
Wednesday, October 7 – Rick Irwin
Friday, October 9 – Ria Powney
Sunday, October 10 – Barry Berg
Monday, October 12 – Doug Ramsay
Tuesday, October 13 – Rod Schmidt

Chris and Christine Dingwall – October 8, 1961
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Life as I know it! by Colleen Crawford
Trust and Prepare to Be Amazed  Full Story >
Sports Talk by Bruce Parker
 It’s a little to early to push the panic button regarding the play of the Brooks Bandits.
 Yes, some improvement in play is required but this can be said for most of the teams in the Alberta Junior Hockey League.
 It should be pointed out the Bandits are 5-3 in play to date which is respectable and good enough for a share of third place with both the Drumheller Dragons and Canmore Eagles.  Full Story >
Feeding of seagull fines dropped from animal control bylaw 

City signs heat and power agreement with ATCO 

Roadrunners handed shutout by host Rams 

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