Speaker of the Alberta Legislative Assembly Attends Olds Council Meeting

The Olds-Didsbury-Three Hills MLA looks forward to Alberta's Minister of Justice and Solicitor General Doug Schweitzer rolling out more details this spring about the province's plan to add more than 500 RCMP positions in rural communities. Nathan Cooper believes the force will be nimble, it will be able to react to the changing needs of rural Alberta and it will provide some additional safety right across the province. Cooper - who is also the Speaker of the Alberta Legislative Assembly - made an appearance at the Olds council meeting on Monday, February 11th where he was asked questions abou

The Speaker of the Alberta Legislative Assembly made an appearance at the Olds council meeting on Monday, February 10th.

Town councillors asked Nathan Cooper about a number of topics including the province's historic investment in rural policing.

The Olds-Didsbury-Three Hills MLA looks forward to Alberta's Minister of Justice and Solicitor General Doug Schweitzer rolling out more details about the plan this spring.

Cooper also spoke to Olds council about the 2019 announcement from Alberta's Municipal Affairs Minister Kaycee Madu that - as of this year - cannabis producers will no longer be classified as agricultural businesses and thus they will not qualify for a tax exemption.

Alberta's next budget is set to be tabled on February 27th. The announcement will be made two days after the legislature returns with the Speech from the Throne.

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