Category Archives: Alberta Politics

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

10 Reasons Why Calgarians Love Nenshi

 (or, How to Be a Leader) Calgarians LOVE Mayor Nenshi A blogger here on a previous post sent a link with respect to an article with the above title concerning the ‘outstanding’ job Mayor Nenshi has and is doing in … Continue reading

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Is ‘Backroom Politics’ coming to the Pass

Backroom Politics Some people here in the Pass with respect to this blog post’s title might rightfully say, “when did it ever leave?” Sure we’ve had far to many in-camera meetings with this current council but does anyone really believe … Continue reading

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Alberta government announces tax deferral option

…. senior homeowners. Tax deferral option for senior homeowners Seniors in Alberta now have the option to defer their residential property taxes to keep extra money in their pockets and enable them to stay in their homes longer. For more … Continue reading

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City hall shakedowns, payoffs alleged in Alberta

Political Corruption Below are a few quotes from an online story by thespec.com one of my readers by way of comment and a link in a previous post gave to us that has eerily similarities to what is going on … Continue reading

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Alberta Investors Protection: Town Hall Meetings

Alberta Investors Protection As some of my readers may know I have posted quite a few articles over the last few years on the ‘gold dust twins’ from Bridgecreek (River Run). Those infamous and some would say dastardly individuals who … Continue reading

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Province plans change to four-year council terms

Province plans change EDMONTON – Municipal Affairs Minister Doug Griffiths confirmed Thursday the government will seek to pass legislation this fall that will set four-year terms for municipal councillors, up from three years. Comment: Now this I think we all … Continue reading

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Alberta Works ‘Jobs Fair’ Farce?

Alberta Works Spent 5 hours today in Pincher Creek at the much touted Jobs Fair. For weeks now we have been inundated with newspaper ads, flyers, brochures, web, Facebook, and municipal sites/ads and news articles telling us about this upcoming … Continue reading

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Government cancels funding for Fort Macleod

…. police training college. Government cancels funding Terrible news for Fort Macleod. The government has just announced the cancellation of funding for the much touted and anticipated police training college. Read the story here at the Pincher Creek Voice Comment: … Continue reading

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A conservative government is an organized hypocrisy

… especially, when they have a majority government. Organized Hypocrisy Our former Livingstone/Macleod riding MLA Evan Berger is in the news today… and not in a good way. Evan Berger was deafted in the last provincial election, but was hired … Continue reading

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Alberta Municipal Tax Class Action Lawsuit

Tax Class Action Lawsuit Many of my readers here know that since our local municipal government decided last year to impose an unfair ‘usury’ property tax penalty on our most vulnerable residents: the poor and downtrodden, along with victims of … Continue reading

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