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Yzerman running again, has plenty of goals

Calvin Yzerman is hoping the third time’s the charm to secure a seat on Red Deer city council.

Yzerman ran unsuccessfully in the 2001 and 2010 civic elections. READ

Budget, student involvement important for Christie

Budget woes and greater student involvement in governance are central to one longtime Red Deer Public School District trustee’s re-election campaign. READ

Pelletier wants to keep building relationships

Incumbent Red Deer Catholic Regional School Division trustee candidate Guy Pelletier wants to keep building relationships during another term on the board. READ

Towers wants to look after best interests of students

When her children enter the Red Deer Catholic Regional School system, Brandie Towers wants their best interests as students to be at the heart of all school board decisions, and she wants a seat on that board to ensure those decisions will be made. READ

Kruger has a passion for education

Technology and inclusion are central to a mother who wants to have a role in local education by serving on the Red Deer Public School District board. READ

Campaigns underway, election forums planned

A number of election forums have been organized around Central Alberta as campaigns have officially kicked off. READ

Class sizes, opportunity top list for Kenworthy

Class sizes and equal education opportunities top the list of priorities for Red Deer Public School District board trustee candidate Kerri Kenworthy. READ

Funding, high school key for Watson

With a desire to work with the province to ensure Catholic education in Red Deer gets stable funding and a new high school, Anne Marie Watson is going for another term on the Red Deer Catholic Regional School Division board. READ

Macaulay seeking return for fourth term as trustee

Dianne Macaulay wants to return to the Red Deer Public District School board for a fourth term. READ

Building relationships essential, says Baker

City council candidate Bettylyn Baker says building relationships is essential for Red Deer’s future. READ

Moffat promises lively debate

Former long-term city councillor Dennis Moffat promises lively debate and pointed discussions while offering experience on Red Deer city council. READ

Coop making — no promises — says citizens build city

Red Deer city council candidate Stephen Coop is not making many election promises because he says it takes a group to move them forward. READ

Red Deer candidates to square off at forums

Mayoral and council candidates will square off in the first two planned forums next week, leading up to the Oct. 21 civic election. READ

Many incumbents facing challengers

Interesting mayoral races are shaping up in a number of Central Alberta communities as election season officially opens. READ

Sign vandalism frustrates candidates

A group of municipal candidates believe destruction of their campaign signs along 40th Avenue, north of 19th Street, on Sunday night was a targeted attack. READ

Public voters offered largest slate since 1995

Red Deer Public School District voters will have the biggest field of candidates to choose from in nearly 20 years when they head to the polls next month. READ

Dennis Trepanier joins Red Deer mayor race

Business analyst Dennis Trepanier has thrown his hat into the Red Deer mayoral race. READ

Catholic voters have a choice of seven candidates

For the second consecutive election, seven candidates will seek to fill the five city seats on the Red Deer Catholic Regional School Division board. READ

Harris to continue fight for amenities

City council incumbent Paul Harris promises to represent residents at the table and fight for more amenities, including a 50-metre pool and a concert hall in Red Deer. READ

Buck Buchanan has unfinished business

Strengthening partnerships and building for growth are key for a Red Deer city council incumbent making a run for a third term. READ

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