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Commentary: RCMP remains the best option for Alberta

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact Alberta students, businesses and sports organizations, despite the encouraging progress of the vaccination campaign, the Kenney government has its hands full guiding the province forward.

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M.D. continues discussions on provincial police

After receiving a letter from the County of St. Paul, who expressed their concern over a potential provincial police force, the Municipal District of Taber once again voiced their issues.

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Town Of Didsbury Council Hears Presentation From National Police Federation

Didsbury council heard a presentation from the National Police Federation (NPF) during last week’s meeting. It was regarding the provincial government’s proposal to replace the Alberta RCMP with a new provincial police service. 
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Delegation asking for Rocky’s support for keeping RCMP in Alberta

Both the Town of Rocky Mountain House and Clearwater County have been forwarded letters asking for support from multiple municipalities to have Alberta stick with the RCMP for policing services as opposed to creating a provincial force.

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National Police Federation advocates for keeping RCMP in Alberta

Alberta should stay the course with policing by the RCMP in rural areas and smaller municipalities rather than forming its own provincial police force. That was the message Morinville Town Council heard at its Committee of the Whole Meeting Tuesday.

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Municipal District Expresses Support for RCMP

The Municipal District of Pincher Creek continues to show its opposition to replacing the RCMP in Alberta with a provincial police force.

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Commentary: Alberta police force a priority?

When the COVID-19 pandemic is finally over, the provincial government will have a huge job on its hands leading Alberta forward.

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Westlock and Barrhead not interested in provincial police force

he towns of Barrhead and Westlock will add their voices to a growing number of municipalities not in favour of the province forming its own police force.

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Mayor raises questions over costs, benefits of potential provincial police service

Spruce Grove mayor Stuart Houston is happy with the RCMP and wants to see them continue serving the community.

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Statement from Brian Sauvé, President of the National Police Federation, regarding Alberta’s 2021-22 Budget:

Ottawa, ON — Following is a statement from Brian Sauvé, President of the National Police Federation, regarding Alberta’s 2021-22 Budget:

“Today, Alberta Finance Minister Travis Toews delivered the Government of Alberta’s Budget for 2021, highlighting ongoing fiscal challenges due in large part to the global health pandemic.

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