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My quick reply to Don Iveson on Northlands’ Vision 2020 proposal: The following comment was posted as a response to Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson‘s comments on Northlands’ Vision 2020 proposal following the City Administration’s analysis of the plan. I hope to go into more details about Northlands’ proposal and the plans of... Continue Reading →
Grant Notley introduced a bill to limit election campaign spending in 1972: As Alberta MLAs debate the merits of limiting spending in election campaigns, introducing a reimbursement system and lowering the amount individuals can donate to political parties, let us cast our attention back to 1972 when rookie New Democratic Party MLA Grant Notley,... Continue Reading →
40 days until the Medicine Hat-Cardston-Warner by-election needs to be called: Conservative Glen Motz and Libertarian Sheldon Johnston appear to be the only two candidates to so far step up to run in the upcoming federal by-election in Medicine Hat-Cardston-Warner. The by-election has not been called yet but it will be... Continue Reading →
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Stephen Harper quits his day job, sets up ‘international’ consultancy – brace for trouble!: PHOTOS: Former PM Stephen Harper, finally sailing into the sunset? Don’t count on it. (Photo grabbed from the Harper PMO’s now-defunct website. I believe this is the best photo ever taken of Mr. Harper, peering, as it does, right into his soul.) Below: Former Harper chief of staff Ray Novak, Mr. ...
AHS extends Dynalife medical lab services contract for five years: PHOTOS: Alberta Health Minister Sarah Hoffman. Below: Former Alberta Health Services CEO Vickie Kaminski and current CEO Verna Yiu. Alberta’s health care community was abuzz this morning with word Alberta Health Services has renewed its contract with Dynalife Diagnostic Laboratory Services for fi...
News you may have missed: pollster says Alberta NDP could win an election held tomorrow!: PHOTOS: Albertans scour the Alberta media for information about provincial politics, but they’re all getting exactly the same story. Actual politically engaged Albertans may not appear exactly as illustrated. Below: Alberta Premier Rachel Notley, Alberta Opposition Leader Brian Jean and PC leader...
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Dirt bike passenger dead, driver in hospital after crash south of Edmonton: A dirt bike passenger is dead after a collision with a pickup truck at Maskwacis south of Edmonton Sunday morning. Maskwacis RCMP and Emergency Medical Services — responding to the Highway 611 call about 4:20 a.m. — pronounced the male passenger of the dirt bike dead at the scene on the east side...
Northern Alberta municipal district warns ratepayers, staffers of personal data hack: A northern Alberta municipality is warning residents and employees that their personal and financial information could be at risk after a suspected hack of its computer system. The Municipal District of Opportunity No. 17, comprising the communities of Wabasca, Red Earth and Calling Lake, said r...
Valleyview man arrested at northern Alberta home for Ontario double murder cold-case: Glenn Kraemer Bauman lived in the northwest Alberta town of Valleyview where he drove a oilfield truck until last week when police quietly arrested him in connection with the deaths of a mother and daughter who disappeared five years ago and 3,800 kilometres away. Bauman, 43, faces two counts of...
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Why I’m Supporting Don Iveson: In tomorrow’s civic election, Don Iveson is my pick for Mayor. First, a disclosure and a couple of comments: Don and his wife Sarah are friends, and I am a part of Don’s campaign team. It’s worth reiterating that this is purely a personal opinion, not an endorsement on behalf of any organization...
Arenas and Civic Myopia: This afternoon, Edmonton City Council will consider the Master Agreement for the proposed downtown arena. It will almost certainly pass, with some contingency to cover the missing $100 million if provincial funds don’t materialize. The purpose of this post isn’t to rehash the debate. The argumen...

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