Standing Up for Public Safety: Along with the reconvening of Parliament in Ottawa, my duties at the House of Commons have again changed slightly. I have been named to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security and during the first meeting I was elected to chair the Committee.
I am looking forward to assuming my new responsibilities and hope to preside over a more harmonious atmosphere at that committee, following its acrimonious hearings last Spring on Bill C-391, the private

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The Arboretum Society brought a delegation to Trochu Council for their September 27 meeting to discuss updating the sewer system at the Arboretum and extending the contract for the Cafe. "It is the duty of the Town to put in a proper sewage system." It was explained that the Arboretum has a holding tank/septic system which needs to be pumped frequently to prevent overflow and with the Cafe doing a strong business this past summer it was even more noticeable. The Society felt that the Arboretum w

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Kneehill County Council, at its September 28 meeting, approved the extension of the Sunnyslope Water Service Area (WSA) to the boundary of the existing water co-ops (of Mt. Vernon and Equity). This water service area will be an extension to the existing system already in place. Council approved the information brochures being mailed out to the landowners in the Sunnyslope WSA. With regard to the Selkirk WSA, Operations advised that the contractor had been rained out for a total of 19 days, (to d

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Three Hills holds All Candidates Forum

Three Hills acclaimed Mayor Elect Timothy J. Shearlaw opened the All Candidates Forum on the evening of Tuesday, October 5th with an introduction to his mayoral platform. Within his speech, Tim referenced Horatio Thomas Howe (H.T. Howe), who was a member of the first council of Three Hills. H.T. Howe believed in Three Hills, and he once said, "As long as we continue to have good leadership, the Town will always progress."
On that note, Tim presented this years nine candidates, six of whom wil

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