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MP Richards making big push for Motion 110

Banff-Airdrie MP Blake Richards felt a measure of relief last week when he learned recommendations have finally been tabled for his Motion 110 – but maintains that actions speak louder than words.
Steve Durrell acclaimed as NDP candidate for Airdrie-Cochrane

Steve Durrell acclaimed as NDP candidate for Airdrie-Cochrane

Steve Durrell has been acclaimed as the NDP candidate for the Airdrie-Cochrane riding at a Jan. 31 constituency association meeting in Cochrane, an uncontested candidate.

Candidates prepare for provincial election race

As the provincial electorate wait for the writ to be dropped with baited breath, candidates in the Airdrie-Cochrane riding are ramping up and readying for a busy campaign season.
Richards looks to year ahead: pipeline blockade and federal election

Richards looks to year ahead: pipeline blockade and federal election

As Blake Richards looks ahead to an election year, where he will seek re-election for his fourth term as the Conservative MP for the Banff-Airdrie federal riding, he remains deeply concerned about the consequences of a drawn out pipeline standstill.
Provincial politicians weigh in on pipelines

Provincial politicians weigh in on pipelines

As voices of dissent in the fight to get oil to tidewater make their way to Ottawa, Cochrane politicians weigh in on the pipeline standstill that has a choke hold on the Alberta economy.
Alberta Party to run candidate in all ridings, Airdrie-Cochrane included

Alberta Party to run candidate in all ridings, Airdrie-Cochrane included

The Alberta Party is looking to confirm political candidates for all 87 ridings in the province over the next few weeks to ready for a looming spring election that they feel is anybody's game.
First hopeful Cochrane NDP candidate announces intentions to run

First hopeful Cochrane NDP candidate announces intentions to run

Following an extensive vetting process, the NDP in the Airdrie-Cochrane riding has announced its first hopeful candidate who will seek the nomination under the orange banner.
Guthrie ready to lead UCP’s charge in Cochrane and Airdrie

Guthrie ready to lead UCP’s charge in Cochrane and Airdrie

A year-long campaign has finally ended for Peter Guthrie, who learned in the early evening hours on Oct. 20 that he was the successful United Conservative Party (UCP) candidate for Airdrie-Cochrane.
Q & A with UCP candidates

Q & A with UCP candidates

This Saturday (Oct. 20) marks the election date for the first United Conservative Party representative of the newly-formed Airdrie-Cochrane riding.
UCP candidates take part in forum

UCP candidates take part in forum

The United Conservative Party (UCP) has four candidates vying to dominate the ballot in the Airdrie-Cochrane riding, each who took their turns talking issues at a political forum on Oct. 2 at the Lions Event Centre.