Prior to Election Day on Monday, I wrote a column encouraging -- nay -- imploring Red Deerians to vote.
It’s Election Day. For newsies like me this means a late night at the office compiling results and reactions from across Central Alberta (with pizza in the newsroom).
About two and a half years ago, Albertans voted in a historic provincial election.
In the midst of municipal election season, the Government of Alberta scheduled another increase to minimum wage, making us the most expensive jurisdiction in Canada at $13.60 per hour, effective October 1.
Fighting the Liberal tax proposals for small businesses, farmers, and professionals has been issue number one for the Conservative Caucus in Ottawa since returning to Parliament in September.
September -- the transition month. School is back in session, an election campaign is underway, the Rebels are back on the ice and the weather is slowly, but surely changing.
Money doesn’t grow on trees, nor does it grow in the fields that Canadian farmers toil over day and night.
What a shame -- and of course this is all distracting us from other things.
Ever wonder what motivates a person to run for municipal council? It seems that, in many Alberta communities this year, there are a record number of candidates for Council, as well as many mayoral hopefuls.