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Sylvan Lakes federal election forum.
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NDP candidate Tanya Heyden-Kaye has second-highest vote count

By Christi Albers-Manicke, Emily Jaycox, and Reeti Rohilla, BLACK PRESS NEWS MEDIA…

 

Conservative Blaine Calkins was re-elected for Red Deer-Lacombe. (Photo contributed)

WATCH: Calkins re-elected for Red Deer-Lacombe

Conservatives retain Red Deer seat

 

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Blackfalds not implementing Alberta’s vaccine program

The Town of Blackfalds has chosen not to move forward with the…

 

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Letter: Peace is possible but we must make changes

With the 20-year anniversary of 9/11 and so much more that has…

  • Sep 17, 2021
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More Central Albertans came out to vote in the advance polls this year than they did in 2019, according to estimates from Elections Canada. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Close to 45,000 Central Albertans vote in federal election advance polls

Canada sees about 18 per cent increase in advance poll turnout

More Central Albertans came out to vote in the advance polls this year than they did in 2019, according to estimates from Elections Canada. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
Some local federal election candidates held an impromptu debate outside the Red Deer Polytechnic Arts Centre last week after the federal election forum was called off because several attendees refused to wear masks. (FIle photo by Advocate staff)

Ponoka election forum goes virtual due to mask controversies

Forums in Innisfail and Red Deer cut short last week because people did not want to wear

Some local federal election candidates held an impromptu debate outside the Red Deer Polytechnic Arts Centre last week after the federal election forum was called off because several attendees refused to wear masks. (FIle photo by Advocate staff)
Megan Lim, People’s Party of Canada.

Meet the candidate: Red Deer – Lacombe (People’s Party of Canada)

Megan Lim, People’s Party of Canada Current occupation: I’m a real estate…

  • Sep 10, 2021
Megan Lim, People’s Party of Canada.
Earl Dreeshen, CPC

Meet the candidate: Red Deer – Mountain View (Conservative Party of Canada)

Earl Dreeshen, Conservative Party of Canada (incumbent) Current occupation: Parliamentarian What are…

  • Sep 10, 2021
Earl Dreeshen, CPC
Blaine Calkins, CPC

Meet the candidate: Red Deer – Lacombe (Conservative Party of Canada)

Blaine Calkins, Conservative Party of Canada (incumbent) Current occupation: Member of Parliament…

  • Sep 10, 2021
Blaine Calkins, CPC
Joan Barnes, no affiliation.

Meet the candidate: Red Deer – Lacombe (Independent candidate)

Joan Barnes, Independent candidate Current occupation: Central Alberta real estate agent. What…

  • Sep 10, 2021
Joan Barnes, no affiliation.
Matt Watson, Libertarian candidate.
Matt Watson, Libertarian candidate.
Harry Joujan, Maverick Party.

Meet the candidate: Red Deer – Lacombe (Maverick Party)

Harry Joujan, Maverick Party Current occupation: I am currently semi-retired but looking…

  • Sep 10, 2021
Harry Joujan, Maverick Party.
Jared Pilon, Libertarian

Meet the candidate: Red Deer – Mountain View (Libertarian Party of Canada)

Jared Pilon, Libertarian Party of Canada Current occupation: Chartered Professional Accountant. What…

  • Sep 10, 2021
Jared Pilon, Libertarian
Marie Grabowski, NDP

Meet the candidate: Red Deer – Mountain View (NDP)

Marie Grabowski, NDP Current occupation: Licensed Medical Laboratory Technologist What are the…

  • Sep 10, 2021
Marie Grabowski, NDP
Vancouver Island Health Authority dealing with surge of vaccination requests following measles outbreak in the Pacific Northwest. (Black Press Media file photo)

Lacombe doctors plead with residents to get vaccinated

Lacombe hospital emergency room “inundated,” say physicians

Vancouver Island Health Authority dealing with surge of vaccination requests following measles outbreak in the Pacific Northwest. (Black Press Media file photo)
There are 14 candidates running in the Red Deer-Lacombe and Red Deer-Mountain View ridings in central Alberta. (Black Press file photo)

Central Albertans have plenty of choice in federal election

Seven candidates running in each of Red Deer-Lacombe and Red Deer-Mountain View ridings

There are 14 candidates running in the Red Deer-Lacombe and Red Deer-Mountain View ridings in central Alberta. (Black Press file photo)
Country artist Ryan Lindsay will perform at Lacombe’s Track on 2 later this month. (Photo submitted)

Red Deer-based musician Ryan Lindsay set to hit the stage at Lacombe’s Track on 2

Ryan Lindsay and special guest Hailey Benedict take the stage Aug. 28

  • Aug 21, 2021
Country artist Ryan Lindsay will perform at Lacombe’s Track on 2 later this month. (Photo submitted)
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Adaptive water ski clinic goes ahead in Lacombe

Clinic takes place on Aug. 12 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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Eleven acute care beds have been temporarily closed due to a staffing shortage at the Lacombe Hospital and Care Centre. (File photo by Black Press news services)

Acute care bed reductions extended in Lacombe

Reductions are expected to last a few more days

Eleven acute care beds have been temporarily closed due to a staffing shortage at the Lacombe Hospital and Care Centre. (File photo by Black Press news services)
(Advocate file photo)

Four people taken to hospital after collision near Trochu

Two pickups collided head-on on Highway 21 near Highway 27 junction

  • Aug 11, 2021
(Advocate file photo)