Viliam (William) Makis, UCP Fundraiser,

College of Physicians responds to disturbing comments at UCP fundraiser

Jon TupperJun 19, 2024

Controversy continues to grow following a United Conservative Party (UCP) fundraiser in Calgary Lougheed on Monday. The town hall event, titled “An Injection of Truth,” was attended by over 500 party members, including five UCP Members of the Legislative Assembly. During the event, keynote speaker Dr. Viliam (William) Makis attacked the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA), suggesting the organization be renamed “The College of Pedophiles and Child…

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Rain hinders RMWB grass maintenance

Jon TupperJun 18, 20241 min read

Maintaining green spaces and cutting grass is still a huge priority for the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo’s Parks department. The Municipality took to social media yesterday to address resident concerns over the state of green spaces throughout the RMWB.…

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Students face new cell phone restrictions in September

Jon TupperJun 17, 20242 min read

Students will have new rules for cell phones when they return to school this fall. On Monday, June 17, the province announced all students in Alberta will have to keep personal electronic devices turned off and stored out of sight…

Critics question UCP fundraiser

Jon TupperJun 17, 20243 min read

A United Conservative Party (UCP) fundraiser and town hall in Calgary is raising eyebrows. An event planned for the Calgary Lougheed Constituency called “An Injection of Truth” was set to kick off at 6 p.m. on June 17. The event…

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RMWB Lawsuit alleges misuse of public funds

Jon TupperJun 16, 20242 min read

The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB) is suing its former director of human resources. On June 7, the municipality filed a statement of claim with the Court of King’s Bench against former HR director Kari Donnelly, seeking $201,958.30 in…