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Conservative Blaine Calkins was re-elected for Red Deer-Lacombe. (Photo contributed)

Calkins re-elected for Red Deer-Lacombe

Conservatives retain Red Deer seat

From top left: Justin Trudeau (Liberal), Jagmeet Singh (NDP), Erin O’Toole (Conservative). From bottom left: Yves-Francois Blanchet (Bloc Quebecois), Maxime Bernier (PPC), Annamie Paul (Green). (Canadian Press photos)

CANADA VOTES: Polls now open in country’s 2021 federal snap election

Which party will be chosen to form the next government?

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Alberta premier says targeted approach needed to prevent COVID-19 resurgence

Alberta premier says targeted approach needed to prevent COVID-19 resurgence

Alberta premier says targeted approach needed to prevent COVID-19 resurgence

Alberta premier says targeted approach needed to prevent COVID-19 resurgence
Fate of two Canadians could be affected by Meng decision: former ambassador

Fate of two Canadians could be affected by Meng decision: former ambassador

Fate of two Canadians could be affected by Meng decision: former ambassador

Fate of two Canadians could be affected by Meng decision: former ambassador
Red Deer-Lacombe candidate Laura-Lynn Thompson speaks at the People’s Party of Canada results party at Sylvan Lake Golf Club and Country Club shortly after polls closed on Oct. 21. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Sylvan Lake News

Red Deer-Lacombe candidate “thrilled” voters loved People’s Party of Canada platform

Laura-Lynn Thompson attended a results party at Sylvan Lake Golf and Country Club on Oct. 21

Red Deer-Lacombe candidate Laura-Lynn Thompson speaks at the People’s Party of Canada results party at Sylvan Lake Golf Club and Country Club shortly after polls closed on Oct. 21. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Sylvan Lake News
Newly-elected Conservative MP Damien Kurek, joined by his wife Danielle, addresses supporters following news of his win in the Battle River - Crowfoot riding Monday night.                                Mark Weber/Stettler Independent
Newly-elected Conservative MP Damien Kurek, joined by his wife Danielle, addresses supporters following news of his win in the Battle River - Crowfoot riding Monday night.                                Mark Weber/Stettler Independent
Conservative Damien Kurek to represent Battle River-Crowfoot
Conservative Damien Kurek to represent Battle River-Crowfoot
Bentley area horse trainer recovering from serious accident
Bentley area horse trainer recovering from serious accident
One person was flown to an Edmonton hospital Jan. 7 after a serious two vehicle collision on the QE2 at the Wetaskiwin exit. The southbound lanes were closed while members of the Ponoka Integrated Traffic Unit investigated and emergency crews cleared the scene.                                Photo submitted

UPDATE: One person flown by STARS after serious collision on QE2 near Wetaskiwin

Southbound lanes were closed until about 12 p.m. on the QE2 near Highway 13

One person was flown to an Edmonton hospital Jan. 7 after a serious two vehicle collision on the QE2 at the Wetaskiwin exit. The southbound lanes were closed while members of the Ponoka Integrated Traffic Unit investigated and emergency crews cleared the scene.                                Photo submitted