Tag Archives: Community Development

Hear ye, Hear ye!… Come One, Come All!

  Sustainable Economic Development Gather around my children and hear what I have to say. For it is time you heard the truth about that that affects your community and its future. There is much talk in our land about … Continue reading

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Now, here’s a guy who gets it!

Mountain Biking Initiative A few posts back WANTED: Ideas for Economic Development I asked people for their ideas on what we could do to stimulate our economy. I threw out my idea from years back for a Hotel/Casino Convention Centre … Continue reading

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Woe is me! Cried Mayor and Council

Woe is me! I see in the last couple newspaper editions, including this week’s Pass Herald, that our Mayor and Council are having little to no luck getting people to join their Economic Development Committee and as a result they … Continue reading

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Honeymoon is over and we never even got kissed

Honeymoon is over Well with council fast approaching the halfway mark in their mandate it is becoming increasingly clear that the honeymoon is over, with respect to giving them any more time to get settled in and to implement much … Continue reading

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Dean has no ideas?

No Ideas? Having just visited Dean’s site I was surprised to see what appeared to be an obvious ‘plant’ of a comment followed by an answer intended to put me on the spot, and have me answer questions Dean appears … Continue reading

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The Good, Bad and Ugly of….

Community Futures The Good, Bad and Ugly I see that over the last few weeks of my writing about Community Futures they have been spending taxpayers dollars like drunken sailors on a self-promotion campaign like no other we have seen … Continue reading

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The man who would be King….

…. of the Pass. One-man rule Interesting things happened in the late Eighties here in the Crowsnest Pass, resulting in one-man rule over our community of communities. Starting off with the creation of the CROWSNEST PASS BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION – … Continue reading

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Council about to be hijacked!?

Hijacked by Council Today, I found out that the Adhoc Committee is going to be made up of three (3) members each from Council, Community Futures and the Chamber of Commerce, with NO representation from Members-at-Large. This was described as … Continue reading

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Crowsnest Revitalization Initiative

Crowsnest Revitalization Initiative I see in this week’s Promoter a group of concerned residents lead by Shane Stewart presented a call to action to council. First let me say that Shane Stewart is a good man and he makes a … Continue reading

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Focus and Goal of Adhoc Committee

What should the Focus and Goal of the Adhoc Committee be? Adhoc Committee During my term in office, I and my council were successful in getting a vision (Pass to the Future) and a plan (Municipal Development Plan) completed, as … Continue reading

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