County Council hears report on Train/Truck incident

Kneehill County held a regular meeting of Council on April 28th, 2020. The meeting commenced at 8:30am.

Council began the meeting by hearing a report from Debra Grosfield (Director of Emergency Management) on the Swalwell train/truck incident which occurred on March 9, 2020. Council did receive this report for information.

Grosfield recapped the incident for Council. She reported that it was a propane truck which collided with a train just prior to 2:00pm in Swalwell, on Township Road 30-2. The

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STARS announces online country music concert  to support operations

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, STARS has had to postpone or cancel most of its fundraising events through the spring and summer. In response, the non-profit, charitable helicopter air ambulance organization will take itsefforts online with Streaming for STARS, a virtual concert and fundraiser to help STARS be there for the next patient in need.

“STARS is an integral part of the emergency response system in Western Canada and continues to fly the critically ill and injured during cr

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MP Martin Shields: Liberal firearms regulations changes


Martin Shields, Member of Parliament for Bow River, issued the following statement on the Liberals’ new firearms regulations:

“I am very strongly opposed to these changes. This Liberal government has made it clear throughout this crisis that they do not respect the democratic role of Parliament. These changes are yet another stark example of that disrespect for our parliamentary democracy. If the Liberals truly believe these changes are justified, they should wait until this p

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Alberta: Statement on federal firearms ban

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and Minister of Justice and Solicitor General Doug Schweitzer issued the following statement:

“The Government of Alberta is concerned about all crime, including the illegal use of firearms. Today’s order by Ottawa does little to target criminals. Instead, Ottawa is singling out law-abiding Canadians who purchased their property legally, have owned these items safely for years, and who have committed no crimes,” stated Alberta Premier Jason Kenney.

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