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Reader Request: FOIPs of ALL correspondence

…. to Council. Reader Request Some of my readers must think I have no life outside this blog and politics and therefore are available at their beck and call on this last long weekend of summer. Well, it turns out … Continue reading

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Municipality going to the dogs… and cats

Municipality going to the cats and dogs I hate continually being the bearer of bad news but here again I must do my duty in reporting that our community is once again literally going to the cats… and dogs, so … Continue reading

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Transparency CNP: "We have nothing to hide"

Political Blog: Transparency CNP A commenter on a previous post just gave me a link to a political blog of his that he has just set up to hopefully encourage our municipality to show greater transparency and accountability. From what … Continue reading

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Last Night’s Ratepayers Meeting

Ratepayers Meeting It was a packed house at the Blairmore Legion last night for the Crowsnest Ratepayers Association meeting. Approximately 200 people were in attendance. Bill Kovach president of the Ratepayers moderated the meeting doing his usual stand-up job. Bill … Continue reading

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CNP: Taxpayer Money to Burn

Taxpayer Money In a recent post of mine Ratepayers Newspaper Insert Disputed by Municipality I gave my readers the opportunity to read the Crowsnest Ratepayers Association communication insert that was placed in our local newspapers last week along with the … Continue reading

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The Good, Bad and Ugly of the CNP Fire Department

CNP Fire Department My wife and I had coffee and a very long conversation with a friend and well-known member of our community this past weekend. He told me things that were contrary (from the point of view of most … Continue reading

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Progress without change is impossible

Comment: Mayor, council and administration, claiming their actions to-date were done in order to pave the way for progress, facing a mutiny by their own citizens, need to heed the message above i.e. “those who cannot change their minds cannot … Continue reading

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Today’s Ratepayers Meeting with Mayor & Council

Today’s Ratepayers Meeting with Council Aside from the change of venue and time, today’s meeting between the Ratepayers and council went ahead as planned. With absolutely no surprizes in store. It was as predictable as knowing winter is just around … Continue reading

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Bellecrest Seniors Centre Public Meeting

Bellecrest Seniors Centre Attended a public meeting yesterday between representatives of our municipality from administration and supporters of keeping the centre open. Mayor and council could not bother to be there, although they will ultimately be making the final decision … Continue reading

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