December 2015

Found 2 blog entries for December 2015.

Residents of Airdrie must drive to the north end of Calgary or north to Didsbury for urgent care in the middle of the night.  The mayor of Airdrie is hopeful that it can change.

Peter Brown recently met with Sarah Hoffman, who is the new Alberta Minister of Health.  He admitted that he is hopeful that the City of Airdrie will secure the financial resources from the province to build a new facility with a 24-hour emergency room.

There are nearly 60,000 residents in Airdrie who have been waiting for several years and lobbying the province to see the necessity of urgent care 24 hours a day 365 days a year.

Residents needing medical attention after 10:00 pm have to drive at least half an hour or more to Calgary to the closest emergency room at

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It’s no secret that on the ground, Airdrie residents are a little tired of what’s going on overhead.  Planes, lots of them, enroute to the Calgary International Airport.  They’re either taking off, or coming in. Regardless, they are making a lot of noise and making life miserable for residents of several Airdrie neighbourhoods.

However, there will soon be fewer planes flying over Airdrie’s friendly skies.

Recently, the Calgary Airport Authority hosted an open house with Nav Canada to discuss the issue with residents and to present proposed flight paths along with some new methods of landing which should greatly reduce the volume of air traffic navigating over the city.

One of the solutions will be new technology within the planes that will

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