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Week 2 Candidate Q & A: innovation and education

Week 2 Candidate Q & A: innovation and education

In the lead up to the April 16 provincial election, the Cochrane Eagle is running a weekly Q & A with candidates vying to become the MLA for the Airdrie-Cochrane riding.
Is NDP daycare program a boon or liability?

Is NDP daycare program a boon or liability?

While parents see the value in the NDP's proposed $25 childcare plan, some wonder if it is simply vote buying. The NDP announced Monday that it plans to expand its $25-a-day childcare plan if re-elected. The plan seeks to invest $1.
Danielle Cameron throws her hat in for the Alberta Independence Party

Danielle Cameron throws her hat in for the Alberta Independence Party

And then there were five ... Lifelong oil and gas professional Danielle Cameron is looking to gain some ground as she vies to represent the Airdrie-Cochrane riding for the Alberta Independence Party.
Preregistration is not required to vote, it's just easier

Preregistration is not required to vote, it's just easier

Where and when to vote is a question on the minds of many, particularly those with mobility concerns or who will be absent on the provincial election day – Tuesday, April 16.
Provincial Election 2019: Q & A with candidates

Provincial Election 2019: Q & A with candidates

In the lead up to the April 16, 2019 provincial election, the Cochrane Eagle will run a Q & A each week with the four candidates for the Airdrie-Cochrane riding.
Freedom Conservative Party Matthew Morrisey coming to a door near you

Freedom Conservative Party Matthew Morrisey coming to a door near you

Less government and more money in your pocket. That is one of the critical resounding messages of the Freedom Conservative Party (FCP) – the alternative conservative party struck up by Strathmore-Brooks MLA Derek Fildebrandt.
UCP warns NDP of sign misplacement, ensuring private property placement is granted

UCP warns NDP of sign misplacement, ensuring private property placement is granted

United Conservative Party volunteers are hopeful that a combative start regarding signage will cease in the three remaining weeks until election day (April 16).
Alberta Party confirms candidate for Airdrie-Cochrane

Alberta Party confirms candidate for Airdrie-Cochrane

Vern Raincock has thrown his name in the ring as the confirmed Alberta Party candidate for the Airdrie-Cochrane riding.
Cochranites join the province at the polls April 16: local candidates Guthrie and Durrell teams excited

Cochranites join the province at the polls April 16: local candidates Guthrie and Durrell teams excited

The writ has been dropped and by this time next month, Albertans will have elected the government to run the provincial ship through to 2023.
Blake Richards, Conservatives call for resignation of Prime Minister

Blake Richards, Conservatives call for resignation of Prime Minister

A call for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to resign was put out by Conservative leader Andrew Scheer last week, in light of the SNC-Lavalin saga.