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Schools set to open for thousands of Alberta students

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Schools set to open for thousands of Alberta students

As many as 7,700 Alberta students will start class this fall in one of 12 new schools completed through a public-private partnership (P3). 337 more words

Peace at sunset

Sunset really is the golden hour.
This is the north edge of downtown Calgary, the Peace Bridge and the Bow River in the foreground and a descending sun reflected in the skyscrapers, all as seen a few days ago.


Fakes on a plane: Summertime not ideal for creating scandal

Since news of the phantom flyer story broke on Tuesday, it’s dominated the political news cycle in Alberta. It seems all that anyone can talk about is the auditor general report that was leaked to CBC which contained allegations that “false passengers” were booked on government airplanes so Alison Redford and her closest associates could fly in privacy. 475 more words


07.31.14(A Day at the Midway)

I’m happy I got the opportunity to check on the Elks Pro Rodeo on July 29 & 30.

The typical rodeo events were accompanied by the midway amusements. 153 more words


Kelly McParland: The Redford zombie terrorizes Alberta, alarming voters and threatening leadership bids

Alberta’s Progressive Conservatives can’t seem to do anything right these days.

Even if you ignore the latest revelations about former premier Alison Redford – who was… 1,096 more words

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Is Alison Really that Evil?

Another week and more reports about former Premier Alison Redford abusing her position of authority and misusing public funds.

Is she really that evil?

Maybe. Maybe not. 277 more words


Jets Ticket Draft Party and the American Association All Star Game; summertime in Winnipeg!!

We sure do cherish our beautiful summer days; sunshine, blue skies, hot temps…

Tuesday night at the American Association All-Star game with great friends Geoff and Derek and 7000 other Winnipegers; then last evening…rooftop of Tavern United across from the MTS Centre doing our 4th annual Jets ticket draft…Tony, Derek, Geoff and Sean…and joined by Darryl in Alberta and Jeremy in Winkler…(missing a sick Deanna who e-mailed her pix)…a packed rooftop patio, smokin hot waitresses, picking six games for Ben and Laine, getting tix for Montreal and Pittsburgh, watching Geoff being his diplomatic self (as always)…Derek being Derek…and Tony harumphing about the slow pace!!…lol…and a big shout out to Sean for doing his best Vanna White and recording all the pix on the charts!!

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