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Airdrie reports 586 active COVID-19 cases, two additional deaths

Airdrie reports 586 active COVID-19 cases, two additional deaths

The 586 cases, as reported on Airdrie.ca, are an increase of more than 500 infections on Dec. 13, 2021, when 69 active infections were reported. In previous waves of the pandemic, Airdrie never experienced more than 400 active cases. 
City of Airdrie announces lead architect for new multi-use library project

City of Airdrie announces lead architect for new multi-use library project

In a press release on Dec. 20, the City of Airdrie announced its lead architect for the city’s new multi-use facility and library set to open in 2025 in place of the old fire hall on Main Street.
COVID testing stalls trial for man accused of murdering Uber driver near Cochrane

COVID testing stalls trial for man accused of murdering Uber driver near Cochrane

The trial of an accused killer of Uber driver Kasif Harani, whose body was found on a rural road near the Springbank Airport in December 2019, has been delayed once again due to COVID-19.
Airdrie hospice society hopes to raise $10,000 with Humour for Hospice

Airdrie hospice society hopes to raise $10,000 with Humour for Hospice

The Airdrie and District Hospice Society (ADHS) is hosting its second annual virtual Humour for Hospice fundraising event on Feb. 12, featuring two stand-up comedy performances. Headliner Jean Paul and opening act Laurie Elliott will hit the virtual stage at 7 p.m. for an hour of jokes and laughter.
Homestead Market owner builds rainbow igloo for outdoor photography

Homestead Market owner builds rainbow igloo for outdoor photography

Cody Shepherd, owner and operator of Homestead Market, created the icy structure out of 400 blocks of coloured ice, which he illuminates at night to create a rainbow-coloured spectacle.
Airdrie City council declines support for regional rail transport service

Airdrie City council declines support for regional rail transport service

During its final council meeting of 2021, City Council declined their support for a regional commuter railway system connecting cities and towns within the Edmonton-Calgary corridor, citing lack of information and financial backing.
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Murder trial for Robert Daignault delayed after COVID-19 exposure at Calgary Remand Centre

Murder trial for Robert Daignault delayed after COVID-19 exposure at Calgary Remand Centre

The nine-day first-degree murder trial for Daignault was set to begin Jan. 4 at the Calgary Courts Centre. However, upon entering the court room that morning, presiding Justice Robert Hall informed participants that Daignault would not be in attendance, as he and the rest of the inmates in his unit at the Calgary Remand Centre were self-isolating following close exposure to a COVID-19 case.
Humble Boxing Academy fighter throws punches at pro fight in Halifax

Humble Boxing Academy fighter throws punches at pro fight in Halifax

An Alberta boxer representing Airdrie's Humble Boxing Academy added another pro bout to his record on Dec. 18, competing as one of the main card events at the Thrilla by the Hilla in Halifax, N.S.
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Good morning, Airdrie!

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