The Brooks Bandits were trying to win their 21st game in a row last night in Grande Prairie, but that mission didn’t happen. The Grande Prairie Storm beat Brooks 4-1 Friday night. The Bandits still sit in first place in the AJHL’s south division with 40 points. Brooks will try to add to that total tonight in Whitecourt when they face off with The Wolverines.
If you want to know exactly where the province is finding much needed additional revenue money, you only need to look in the mirror. The budget includes higher taxes and fees on everything from liquor to traffic tickets. If you’re looking to buy a new home you’re going to want to..more »
A large donation to the Medicine Hat and District Food Bank has come in the nick of time. Cypress County has donated $35,000 to the Food Bank to replace an aging delivery truck with a new refrigerated one. The organization’s Co-Executive Director says, “the vehicle will help us access more..more »
The charitable donations tax credit that was increased to 21% in 2007 has been reverted back to 12.75%. The Government says that while donors saw significant savings, it did little to bring in higher donations. Reducing the tax credit is estimated to save the province $90 million..more »
It was long speculated that cuts to post-secondary education would be included in this budget. Finally, the big question of how much? has been answered. Funding for post-secondary education will be cut by 4% over the next two years; 1.4% for the 2015/2016 school year and 2.7% the following..more »