Category Archives: CNP Politics

Bringing you information, opinions, and views on the socio-political scene in Crowsnest Pass, Alberta since 2008.

Time to fade away

A famous general once said: “Old soldiers never die, they just fade away.” With this disappointing but expected election loss it is now time for me to fade away as well by shutting down my blog. As many of my … Continue reading

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Election Day 2013 – Municipality of Crowsnest Pass

Election Day 2013 Monday October 21 10 am – 8 pm Subdivision A: All electors from Coleman north and south of Highway #3 from 90th street west to the Municipal boundary. Voting Station: Crowsnest Pass Sports Complex, Banquet Facility 2nd … Continue reading

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I’ve given it my all….

…. more than that I could not do. Some say don’t worry about winning or losing in this election; honouring your intentions and doing your absolute best is good enough. If it is true that the mayor and incumbents will … Continue reading

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Future Direction: Back to the Past, or….

…. Forward into the Future. What will be our Future Direction? Is that where this community is headed after Monday’s municipal election here? Some think if certain people get in that is exactly where we are headed, back into the past…. … Continue reading

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Please don’t vote….

…. if you’re ignorant, ill-informed, or lazy. Instead of being reckless do yourself and your community a favour and stay home. Don’t vote! Not voting is a perfectly valid choice if you can’t do a good job. It’s a whole … Continue reading

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The role of Mayor

Mayor’s Role The role of Mayor isn’t about a particular issue. It’s about the ability to lead in order to achieve our vision for the future. The values I can bring to the job is that I am inclusive, genuine, … Continue reading

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Will it all be for naught?

I’ve spent the last few years working this blog in an attempt to share my thoughts, opinions and ideas with primarily the people of my community here in the ‘beautiful’ Crowsnest Pass. In four days time, we will see if … Continue reading

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Some people get it…. about me

Yesterday, I received the following comment that touched me deeply. Today I voted JOHN PRINCE! I have never voted for you in the past because everyone says you are a nut case. I read your blog and have to admit … Continue reading

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Desperate times call for desperate measures

Q. What does that expression “Desperate times call for desperate measures” mean? A. It means that when people get into trouble, for example financial trouble, they may be “backed into a corner” and feel forced to do things they wouldn’t normally … Continue reading

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Advance Voting Information

Advance Voting Advance Voting in the Municipality of Crowsnest Pass will take place as follows: Tuesday, October 15 (10am – 8pm) The Advance Voting Station will be located at: Elk’s Hall in Blairmore (wheelchair accessible) Advance Voting Qualifications The persons … Continue reading

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