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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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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...
Part II: If there’s no Russian threat in the Baltics, why is Canada so enthusiastic about a new Cold War there?: PHOTOS: The memorial to the Soviet soldiers who died conquering the city of Berlin in 1945, the last time a major world power seriously underestimated and misjudged the Russians. Below: NATO’s top soldier, Czech General Petr Pavel and the U.S. Army’s commander in Europe, Lieutenant-General Ben Ho...
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Epcor asks people to cut water use as treatment plants deal with silt from North Saskatchewan River: While water levels in the North Saskatchewan River are expected to slowly recede, Epcor is asking citizens to save water as treatment plants struggle to filter silt churned up from increased water flow.
Loving homes wanted: Edmonton Humane Society reaches cat capacity: The Edmonton Humane Society is facing a “cat crisis,” its director of operations says. “We call this kitten season,” Corey Mowles said Thursday, explaining the shelter is flooded with newborn cats at this time of year. The shelter has about 500 cats in its care and has reached its cat capacity, h...
Alberta Health Services, Dynalife agree on five-year extension for medical testing: The deal comes just a few months after the NDP government announced its intention to begin transitioning the lab services model toward greater public delivery.
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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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