Tag Archives: Mayor John Irwin

‘Scrooge’ has no better friend than CNP council

Council’s New Property Tax Penalty Bylaw If people have been following my previous posts… Wall Street ‘GREED’ Comes to the Crowsnest Pass Timing is Everything … on council pushing through their ‘outrageous’ and ‘unconscionable’ 50% ‘Property Tax Penalty Bylaw’ they … Continue reading

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The down and dirty on ‘Bridgecreek’

Down and dirty on ‘Bridgecreek’ Alberta Venture by Joni MacFarlane Troubled Waters: The Rough Side of Real Estate Investing in Alberta A pair of salesmen told an Alberta coal mining town that it could be a resort destination. Six years … Continue reading

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Remember, not getting what you want….

…. is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck. As I sit here contemplating what to say I look out my window and see dark looming clouds which accurately reflect my mood and circumstances. Sometimes in life things do not go … Continue reading

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Crowsnest Promoter: Where’s the News?

Newspaper lacks news Picked up my copy of the Crowsnest Promoter newspaper today expecting to see stories on Gary Taje’s notice of motion on the transmission power line relocation issue, and Dean Ward’s notice of motion on security deposits on … Continue reading

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The King is dead, Long live the Prince

Long live the Prince Now that I have declared that I will be running for the mayor’s chair this coming election I see my ‘good friends’ :-) at the Pass Herald in Gail Sygutek’s Town Talk have laid John to … Continue reading

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It’s RUMBLE in the JUNGLE time!

Lets get it on!!! This week’s Crowsnest Promoter asks, what people who are thinking of running in this year’s municipal election are waiting for, in declaring their candidacy? I hear some are actively trying to build alliances so that the … Continue reading

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River Run investors reject proposal

River Run investors reject proposal Posted By Joni MacFarlane, Editor – Crowsnest Promoter A proposal put forward by Bridgecreek Development Corporation to a group of investors of the proposed River Run project has been soundly rejected. At a special shareholders … Continue reading

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Good For Nothings

Too much of a good thing can never hurt anybody. Good For Nothings The other day during the Rum Runners parade a group of us volunteers met at the golf club for lunch, as we always do at this time of … Continue reading

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Kudos to the Fab Four!!!!

Fab Four Attended last night’s council meeting in which I personally witnessed ‘democracy in action’, with respect to the Crowsnest Centre issue and Economic Development. A number of motions were brought forward by Dean, John S., Ian and Choppy that … Continue reading

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Should ‘minority’ on council resign?

Should Council Resign … On Aug.19, Mayor John Irwin suggested that if this plebiscite goes through the losers of the four to three council battle should retire from their council position. The above was a quote from this week’s Crowsnest … Continue reading

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