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RCMP charge rodeo organizers with violating public health act

The Olds RCMP conducted an investigation into the Bowden Rodeo/Rally that took place between April 30, 2021, and May 2, 2021, in Bowden. This investigation was conducted in cooperation with Alberta Health Services’ Inspectors.

The Olds RCMP’s investigation has resulted in the organizers of the Bowden Rodeo/Rally having been served a summons to appear in court in relation to the above noted event.

On May 10, 2021, Olds RCMP served a summons on Ty Northcott and Gail Northcott both of Bowden for contravention of Section 73(1) of the Public Health Act of Alberta.