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Election 2017

Redcliff municipal election candidates

By Peggy Revell on September 19th, 2017

Medicine Hat News New and old names will be on the ballot for Redcliff Town Council, as the deadline for entering the fall municipal election passed Monday. Running for mayor is incumbent Ernie Reimer, while current councillor Dwight Kilpatrick will be challenging him for office. Four incumbent councillors have filed to run again. This includes ... Read More »

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Cypress County election candidates

By Peggy Revell on September 19th, 2017

Medicine Hat News There will be races in four Cypress County wards in the fall municipal election. Three-way contest in Ward 1 (Hilda/Schuler), with incumbent Arthur Squire being challenged by Michelle McKenzie and Shiry Roy. Ward 4 (Longfellow) will have a two-way race between incumbent Garry Lentz and Robin Kurpjuweit. Ward 7 (Seven Persons North/Desert ... Read More »

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PRSD trustee election candidates

By Peggy Revell on September 19th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Save for one ward, all trustee positions of the Prairie Rose School Division have been acclaimed. Ward 4 — which covers the area of Redcliff, Ralston, Jenner and surrounding area — has two trustee positions available, and three people vying for them. Incumbents Arnold Frank and Pam Cursons will be running against ... Read More »

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Four running for mayor’s seat, one candidate says that’s not enough

By Medicine Hat News on September 18th, 2017

Medicine Hatters will have four names to choose from on the ballot for mayor next month, including that of a web blogger who describes himself as someone who shakes up the status quo. Tom Fougere joined incumbent Ted Clugston, former alderman John Hamill and local broadcaster and teacher Scott Raible in filing nomination papers on ... Read More »

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City Notebook: The council race begins

By Collin Gallant on September 16th, 2017

And they’ll be off Monday, officially, but it’s more likely election candidates will spend this weekend putting up signs, knocking on doors, rubbing shoulders at this event or that, or generally trying to win over votes. The 2017 municipal election begins at noon Monday after candidates formally submit paperwork. It’ll be up to candidates to ... Read More »

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Hugh English wants a council seat

By Gillian Slade on September 16th, 2017

gslade@medicinehatnews.com  @MHNGillianSlade Bringing a wealth of business experience to the table, Hugh English announced Friday he is running for council in the October municipal election. He has lived in the community for more than 30 years, serving on various boards along the way. “Those connections help,” said English, noting some of his strengths are ... Read More »

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Pearson officially seeks re-election, cites need for inclusion

By Gillian Slade on September 16th, 2017

gslade@medicinehatnews.com  @MHNGillianSlade Officially launching his campaign to be re-elected for city council, Les Pearson is championing “inclusion” with a passion to celebrate diversity. Inclusion means equal opportunities for social, economic, educational and recreational participation, said Pearson. “I am troubled by the good things we say and then do not follow,” said Pearson. Concerned about ... Read More »

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Like it or not, council will sit

By Collin Gallant on September 15th, 2017

cgallant@medicinehatnews.com @CollinGallant Candidates seeking a seat on city council will drop off nomination papers Monday morning at city hall, but eight will return that night to conduct a regularly scheduled council meeting. And, council will sit again during the campaign — something unheard of at the federal or provincial level, where governments also limit news ... Read More »

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Longtime Redcliff councillor challenges for mayor

By Jeremy Appel on September 15th, 2017

jappel@medicinehatnews.ca @MHNJeremyAppel The race is on for Mayor of Redcliff after longtime town councillor Dwight Kilpatrick announced Thursday he is entering the race against incumbent Ernie Reimer. “I believe I’m stronger in negotiations, because I can relate better with the issues, I can understand the issues better and I can remember the issues better,” said ... Read More »

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Sitting during campaigns up to the council

By Collin Gallant on September 15th, 2017

"There's no policy (against it) in place and it's business as usual," said town manager Arlos Croft... Read More »

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