Year: 2010

How to avoid RCMP on New Year’s Eve
On what is always a busy evening for police, Red Deer City RCMP are offering some tips on how to have a safe New Year’s Eve, and avoid being arrested or charged.

Advocate Staff / December 31, 2010

Three killed as SUV plunges into reservoir near Canmore
Despite the valiant efforts of passersby, three people died Thursday afternoon after their SUV veered off a country road and plunged into the icy waters of a reservoir at Canmore, Alta., near the entrance to Banff National Park.

Advocate Staff / December 31, 2010

Deal in Motion
The Economic Times of India reports Research In Motion has offered to install a “network data analysis system” at its location in India to allow government security agencies to intercept decoded BlackBerry messages.

Advocate Staff / December 31, 2010

Oil tycoon sentenced to six more years in prison
Jailed oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky was sentenced to six more years in prison Thursday following a trial seen as payback for his defiance of Vladimir Putin and as a test of the rule of law in Russia.

Advocate Staff / December 31, 2010

Ford, Chrysler recall thousands of vehicles
Chrysler and Ford are recalling thousands of trucks and crossover vehicles in Canada as part of larger North American-wide safety alerts. Chrysler is recalling a total of nearly 150,000 trucks and SUVs in Canada and the U.S. to address several problems, including steering, airbag issues and the potential for trucks to stall.

Advocate Staff / December 31, 2010

Rabbit on Alexander Way
A Canada Post letter carrier hustles past Brick Rabbit by Red Deer sculptors Brian McArthur and Dawn Detarando on Alexander Way: not enough funding to include the predatory owl.

Leo Paré / December 31, 2010

A soft spot for public art
Everybody has an opinion about public art — even about fairly innocuous creations, like the giant brick bunny at 49th Avenue and 48th Street in Red Deer.

Advocate Staff / December 31, 2010

Red Deer machine melts snow in Ontario
While snow-weary Ontarians are ready to rest their shovels, Red Deer’s Larry Cunningham is hoping for a few more big dumps.

Advocate Staff / December 31, 2010

Manning on target for history
Peyton Manning would rather focus on winning games than chasing milestones, and now his Indianapolis Colts teammates and coaches understand why.

Advocate Staff / December 31, 2010