Dave Nagy

Time to taste Markerville

Tuck in your napkin and get ready to take a big, juicy bite out of Taste of Markerville on Saturday.

Bashaw hosts Calgary seniors evacuated during flood

Forty-eight Calgary seniors who were evacuated due to flooding in their home city have found temporary accommodation in Bashaw.

Study finds little environmental enforcement in infractions

EDMONTON — A survey of thousands of environmental problems in Alberta’s oilsands attacks the province’s claims to having strict control over the industry’s environmental impact.

  • Jul 24, 2013

Credit card fee decision disappoints Red Deer businesses

Tammy Blanchard has worked at Don’s Tire & Automotive Repair Ltd. for 13 years.

‘Enemy’ list is petty, childish: critics

OTTAWA — Immigration lawyer Barbara Jackman doesn’t know if the Conservative government has an “enemies” list, but if they do, she figures she’s probably on it.

  • Jul 16, 2013

Schools boost permit tally

Construction approvals for a pair of schools in Red Deer gave the city’s June building permit tally a $20-million boost and helped push the six-month total for 2013 ahead of the figure for the same period in 2012.

Trudeau turns heads at Alberta premier’s breakfast

ALDERSYDE — Federal Liberal leader Justin Trudeau popped up at an unexpected place on Sunday as he continues to drum up political support from voters.

  • Jul 8, 2013

Redford announces $1B for first phase of flood relief

The Alberta government is approving $1 billion to kick start the first phase of recovery from what the premier has called the worst flooding in the province’s history.

Nurses fear cuts coming in Red Deer

The loss of almost 200 registered nurse positions since May has the United Nurses of Alberta concerned it could mean layoffs in Red Deer.

Alberta seeking input into social policy

Albertans will once again be asked to take part in discussions on social policy, this time focusing on improving child development, government responsibilities for children and poverty reduction.

Top court hears bawdy house challenge

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada grappled Thursday with the constitutionality of Canada’s prostitution law, as demonstrators from both sides of the issue aired their views with colourful flair on its outdoor steps.

  • Jun 13, 2013

RCMP issue warning about Internet escorts

Men using the Internet to find a good time are getting more than they bargained for and local police are issuing a warning.

Brothel boss ready to pounce on Canada

OTTAWA — Before she became a part-time prostitute late last year, 24-year-old Krissy Summers was looking up at a mountainous $25,000 student loan from the University of Michigan.

  • Jun 11, 2013

Residential school era survivors tell stories

Early Wednesday morning, Harry Watchmaker set out on the highway from Red Deer to Edmonton for a meeting. Not far along his journey, he looked up and saw what appeared to be two suns, one on top of the other. On Saturday,

Outlook for permits appears optimistic

Central Alberta’s development officers won’t be able to tally their municipalities’ 2013 building permit values for seven months.

Red Deer mosaic being created

Tim Van Horn has photographed some of this nation’s celebrities and many of its homeless.

Great-grandmother graduates high school

An 85-year-old great-grandmother received her high school diploma more than six decades after leaving the classroom behind.

CSIS knew of navy spy’s activity, held file back

OTTAWA — Canada’s spy agency clandestinely watched a navy officer pass top secret information to Russia for months without briefing the RCMP — a previously unknown operation that raises questions about whether Jeffrey Delisle could have been arrested sooner.

  • May 26, 2013

NEXT business plan rejected

Residents living near the site of a proposed business to blend compounds used in oilfield fracking urged Lacombe County’s municipal planning commission to reject the project.

Jolie reveals double mastectomy

“I hope that other women can benefit from my experience,” Angelina Jolie wrote in a powerful op-ed article Tuesday, explaining her decision to go public with having her breasts removed to avoid cancer.

  • May 14, 2013