Next phase of Alberta’s rural crime strategy to focus on victims

Both the Alberta government and the RCMP say the rural crime strategy is having real results with a significant reduction in crime. The strategy was brought after some rural residents said they were being repeatedly victimized, mostly in property crime-related incidents like home break-ins and vehicle thefts. “From January to December 2018, we’ve seen 480 fewer homes broken into, almost […]

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Calgary senior has warning for others after damage deposit dispute

Calgary senior Joanne Ward was surprised when she learned she wasn’t going to get her damage or security deposit back after moving out of her old apartment in November 2018. The 85-year-old said there was no damage to the unit and she gave the property management company, Diversified Management, plenty of notice. “I hand-delivered it,” Ward said. “I gave them […]

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