|Another Orange Wave for Alberta? - NATIONAL AFFAIRS by TIM HARPER|
Can a revolution repeat itself twice in five months? Or is lightning in a bottle, by its very nature, captured but once?
That is the political question in Alberta in this federal election, but the fact that any questions are being asked in Alberta during a federal campaign is news in itself.
So is this:
In the federal riding of Calgary-Skyview, NDP organizers claim that more than 1,500 people showed up for a nomination meeting. Full Story >
|Bob Scammell – Alberta Outdoors|
Slightly less than three months ago, when Albertans were still agog over what they had elected and freshly worried about the qualifications and experience of the new Cabinet appointees, I received a startling wild bird call, a tweet, twitter, or whatever.
In Lethbridge, late the day before, this social media wag reported, Hon. Shannon Phillips minister of Environment, Parks, and Sustainable Resource Development, had announced she was outlawing sport fishing in Alberta, effective immediately, and that there would be no public input or consultation; end of subject. Full Story >
|Just a few words... by Jon Nesbitt|
Tuesday, August 25 – Tracy Fyfe
Wednesday, August 26 – Tammy Stecyk
Thursday, August 27 – Sharon Snell
Friday, August 28 – Jim Culligan
Saturday, August 29 – Mara Nesbitt
Ed and Lea Hauck
Sunday, August 30 – Loretta Scholz
Monday, August 31 – Jack Fowler
Kerry Anderson Full Story >
|Sports Talk by Bruce Parker|
Some students may not be happy about the prospect of going back to school on Aug. 31 but I’m looking forward to the resumption of classes as it means there will be more sports activities to cover.
Football and volleyball will be the main sports to cover during the month and I encourage all coaches to keep me informed of how their teams are doing.
The Brooks Composite High Romer Environmental Buffalos will begin their camp on Aug. 17 under new head coach Jon Velasco. Full Story >