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Candidates' Corner: Crime

Candidates' Corner: Crime

Rory Ziv has been a defence lawyer in St. Albert for six years, and has seen a lot of accused criminals. He's also this issue's questioner in Candidates' Corner.
Food bank asks for help, promotes new services

Food bank asks for help, promotes new services

It's always busy at the St. Albert Food Bank and it's only getting busier. First the organization moved to its new location, a larger warehouse next to Canadian Tire. Then it opened the Community Village.
Social media a double-edged sword

Social media a double-edged sword

Coun. Cathy Heron doesn’t really endorse naked guys holding their penises. But if you saw her Facebook page a few weeks ago, that’s the impression you would have gotten.
Hard-working rookie councillor still learning the ropes

Hard-working rookie councillor still learning the ropes

It took three tries but Malcolm Parker finally has himself a seat at St. Albert’s council table and the retired oil industry manager has since earned a reputation as a hard-working councillor who shows up prepared.
Lifestyle Expo cultivates city brand

Lifestyle Expo cultivates city brand

Nearly 200 exhibitors offering a wealth of products, activities and home improvement ideas will participate in the 2011 St. Albert Lifestyle Expo and Sale at Servus Credit Union Place next weekend.
Witness in Twitchell case was 'fighting for his life'

Witness in Twitchell case was 'fighting for his life'

An Edmonton man testified he felt he was "fighting for his life" after being attacked in the same southside garage Crown prosecutors allege Mark Twitchell later killed Johnny Altinger.
Mental health teams lauded

Mental health teams lauded

The efforts of a unique mobile response team working in the Capital region, including St. Albert, has resulted in fewer hospital visits for mental health clients, the province said Tuesday.
Helping hand for mentorship program

Helping hand for mentorship program

Laurie Anderson finds it hard to describe the benefits that come with mentoring a child. “To know that you’re making a difference in a child’s life is an experience that is really hard to describe,” Anderson said. The St.
Environment File

Environment File

St. Albert had the seventh largest dip in power use in Alberta last weekend when it powered down for Earth Hour, says the city’s power provider. St. Albert Place and the Alberta Legislature both went dark last Saturday as part of Earth Hour.
Pundits' Platform: Tough on crime?

Pundits' Platform: Tough on crime?

Cops, criminologists and victim's rights groups agree — if election candidates want to get tough on crime, they should get serious about treatment.
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