Dave Nagy

The Coast Wholesale Appliances store in Gaetz Avenue Crossing is scheduled to close on Saturday. The rest of the stores in the Vancouver-based chain will continue to operate.

Coast Wholesale Appliances closing Red Deer store

Coast Wholesale Appliances will pull the plug on its Red Deer store this Saturday.

  • Mar 7, 2014
The Coast Wholesale Appliances store in Gaetz Avenue Crossing is scheduled to close on Saturday. The rest of the stores in the Vancouver-based chain will continue to operate.

Cheeky decision sends Rocky chef home

The little beef cheek that did her in this week during MasterChef Canada “ain’t going to stop me,” said cooking show contestant Dora Cote of Rocky Mountain House.

  • Mar 6, 2014

Sylvan Lake unleasing campaign for Hockeyville title

By Josh Aldrich Advocate staff The top 16 communities in the Kraft Hockeyville competition will not be announced until Saturday, but organizers of Sylvan Lake’s bid are preparing to move forward as if they are already in that group.

  • Mar 6, 2014

Servus posts 15.9% earnings boost

Servus Credit Union posted a 15.9 per cent increase in net income last year, which helped finance a $47.5-million payout to members before Christmas.

  • Mar 5, 2014

Division of Telus buys B.C.-based electronic medical records company

VANCOUVER — A division of Telus is buying B.C.-based electronic medical records company Med Access Inc., expanding the telecommunications company’s reach into health-care technology services.

  • Mar 4, 2014
Minister of Finance Jim Flaherty is applauded as he arrives to table the budget in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday.

Tories close to kissing deficit goodbye

OTTAWA — The governing Conservatives are singing the final aria of their five-year deficit-fighting opera, finally ready to draw the red-ink curtain on a new show: a 2015 election campaign built on managerial competence and bulging federal coffers.

  • Feb 12, 2014
Minister of Finance Jim Flaherty is applauded as he arrives to table the budget in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday.

International trade effort part of strategy

Central Alberta: Access Prosperity (CA: AP) has revealed part of its investment attraction strategy for 2014.

Safe injection site a must: CAANS

A safe injection site in Red Deer could keep drug users off of private property, according to the Central Alberta AIDS Network Society.

‘Unfair’ process denies vets benefits

OTTAWA — Some Canadian soldiers given medical discharges find they don’t qualify for benefits because Veterans Affairs uses different, more stringent criteria in an “unfair” process, the military ombudsman told a Senate committee Wednesday.

  • Feb 6, 2014
Red Deer Museum thematic researcher

Oil and gas workers to tell stories of industry

Red Deer’s oil and gas history will be captured through stories told by the people who worked in the industry.

  • Jan 31, 2014
Red Deer Museum thematic researcher
Alberta Fish and Game officers from the left

Fish and game officers relocate moose on the loose

A young moose who has been lounging around a Red Deer neighbourhood for the last month is now calling the Rocky Mountain House area home.

Alberta Fish and Game officers from the left

Hayley Wickenheiser to carry Canadian flag at Sochi

OTTAWA — Hayley Wickenheiser doesn’t put much stock in the flag-bearer’s curse.

  • Jan 24, 2014
Central Alberta Realtors Assocation president Dawn Parent

Central Alberta realtors expecting good year in 2014

The new president of the Central Alberta Realtors Association anticipates good things in 2014.

Central Alberta Realtors Assocation president Dawn Parent

Springbrook skateboard, spray parks get county cash

Red Deer County has agreed to provide $55,000 for skateboard and spray parks in Springbrook.

Passengers line-up during flight delays and cancellations due to extreme cold weather at Pearson International Airport in Toronto on Tuesday.

Cold delays, cancels flights

TORONTO — Extreme cold in the Toronto area, where temperatures plunged to about -40 C overnight with the wind chill, caused a rash of delays and flight cancellations Tuesday at Pearson International Airport.

  • Jan 8, 2014
Passengers line-up during flight delays and cancellations due to extreme cold weather at Pearson International Airport in Toronto on Tuesday.

Remand errors not tax burden

A senior official in the Alberta government is downplaying reports that taxpayers are carrying the burden for mistakes at the new Edmonton Remand Centre.

  • Dec 30, 2013

United Way promotes long-lasting impacts of work

The United Way of Central Alberta is inching closer to its goal of raising $2.25 million and wants to remind the public of the kind of long-lasting impacts their donations have on local community members.

  • Dec 20, 2013
Kathy Bourassa of Forever and a Day Pet Rescue with Austin. Austin was first noticed running stray in Red Deer in June of 2013 and it is thought he was homeless through the summer before some concerned dog lovers caught him at Austin Drive and 22 Street.

Cool pooch needs a warm home

A once terrified, shy and cold dog has warmed up and opened up after some Red Deer residents got him into a local rescue.

  • Dec 13, 2013
Kathy Bourassa of Forever and a Day Pet Rescue with Austin. Austin was first noticed running stray in Red Deer in June of 2013 and it is thought he was homeless through the summer before some concerned dog lovers caught him at Austin Drive and 22 Street.

Shipbuilder accused of security breach

OTTAWA — Outside contractors with inside knowledge of sensitive and secret Canadian military information are becoming more ubiquitous in the age of leaner defence budgets and could pose an emerging security risk, a defence expert says.

  • Dec 2, 2013

Senators disturbed by allegations of meddling by PMO

OTTAWA — Rattled Conservative and Liberal senators say they’re trying to come to terms with the RCMP’s description of meddling by the Prime Minister’s Office in the upper chamber’s business.

  • Nov 22, 2013