Tag Archives: Community

Going Backwards in Time

“I just want the community to go back to the way it was.” Really? The comment above in the title of this post is what I got from the gal cutting my hair today. She wants to go backwards in … Continue reading

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One former resident’s take on an earlier time

Below is a well-written article on an earlier time that was submitted to the very same Facebook group I had my run in with over the weekend that I spoke about in my previous post. What a difference a day … Continue reading

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The ‘Hijacking’ of our Municipality

It seems in recent weeks I’ve ruffled some feathers and interfered with the planned take-over or hijacking of our municipality by the Ratepayer Executive, and their mayor and councillors in waiting. Some of these people have been giving me sly … Continue reading

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Crowsnest Pass: ungrateful, spiteful, irrational?

Ungrateful, Spiteful, Irrational? Is that what the Pass is? Last election this community chose (out of spite?) to ungratefully ignore both a sitting and former councillor for the mayor’s chair and instead put in a man they knew for the … Continue reading

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Resident tired of all the moaning about elites

Resident Tired A commenter in a previous post said the following: Anonymous said… Mr Prince, you keep mentioning the elite and downtrodden and other classes of people in the Pass. Just what are your categories and the class structure here. … Continue reading

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Seven Samurai

Seven Samurai “A veteran samurai, who has fallen on hard times, answers a village’s request for protection from bandits. He gathers 6 other samurai to help him, and they teach the townspeople how to defend themselves.” http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0047478/plotsummary Comment: In my … Continue reading

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The way forward: Restoring our Community Pride and Spirit

Restoring our Community Pride and Spirit Below is a comment found on a local blogger’s website where it went unappreciated (even unfairly ridiculed) for its depth of reasoning and understanding of our local situation. Hopefully, it will find a better … Continue reading

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Bad talk going around about ‘dissolution’

Bad Talk Lately in conversations I have been involved in there has been much talk about the unhappiness and unfairness of the Crowsnest Pass being one community. Back in 1979, when Amalgamation was sneakily (underhandedly) forced onto the people living … Continue reading

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Knowledge vs Intelligence

Knowledge vs Intelligence When out and about in the community engaging in conversations with ‘my family’, so to speak, I don’t know how many times residents here at some point don’t mention to me how intelligent I am. I know, … Continue reading

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Wouldn’t it be nice, if…

Growing list of people who need to leave this community to survive Like previous councils – are truckers, and excavating companies and other such businesses not the businesses and families our council want living in this community? If so, tell … Continue reading

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