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Now is the public’s opportunity to have its say on potential changes to how municipal elections are run including how often they occur and when. The provincial government is reviewing the Local Authorities Election Act and Albertans have until the end of July to fill out a survey which will help shape any future changes.

Described by one reporter as the most insane eight seconds this side of the electric chair, one has to wonder why some people choose bull riding as a career, but Claresholm’s Chad Besplug, the 2011 Canadian Professional Rodeo Association’s Bull Riding Champion, said it’s simple … he loves it.

A single rollover northeast of Cardston has left one man dead on the holiday weekend.

Fort Macleod
Alberta’s oldest running theatre expects a jump in attendance at this summer’s live plays to help celebrate the theatre’s centennial year.

A single vehicle rollover just outside of Medicine Hat has left one man seriously injured and another one with several charges pending against him.

This Canada Day long weekend, the Integrated Traffic Services of the RCMP and Alberta Traffic Sheriffs will be monitoring and enforcing traffic safety on Alberta highways in an effort to improve public safety.

With Canada Day celebrations around the corner, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is expecting higher traffic volumes throughout the weekend and are planning for a possible increase in traffic at all border crossings, including the Coutts port of entry for the following dates and times: June 30 between 4 p.m. and 9 p.m.; July 1 between 2 p.m.and 8 p.m.; and July 2 between noon and 9 p.m.

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