Alberta Politics: MacKay, Hughes and Russell ID’d as St. Albert city council members who made statements criticized by Cuff Report

PHOTOS: St. Albert City Council, all smiles, back in the day a bit. From left to right, Bob Russell, Sheena Hughes, Tim Osborne, Nolan Crouse, Wes Brodhead, Cam MacKay and Cathy Heron. Below: Consultant George Cuff, author of the municipal inspection report, and informal shots of Councillors Russell, MacKay and Hughes at Mr. MacKay’s mayoral ...

Alberta Politics: Tales from the Council Crypt: Unnamed councillors ID’d in four statements criticized in St. Albert inspection report

PHOTOS: Councillor Bob Russell, at a recent picnic held to support the candidacy of Councillor Cam MacKay, who is running for mayor of St. Albert. Below: Councillor MacKay and Councillor Sheena Hughes, at the same event, and George Cuff, author of the “inspection report” on the work of St. Albert’s city government that was released ...

Alberta Politics: St. Albert inspection report points fingers at outrageous behaviour by some councillors, but fails to name names

PHOTOS: Consultant George Cuff, author of the City of St. Albert “inspection report,” at St. Albert City Hall after yesterday afternoon’s special council meeting. In the background, portraits of earlier, perhaps less fractious, St. Albert city councils. Below: Alberta Municipal Affairs Minister Shaye Anderson and St. Albert Mayor Nolan Crouse. ST. ALBERT, Alberta Despite a ...

Alberta Politics: Calculating St. Albert City Councillors’ meeting attendance – from best to worst

PHOTOS: St. Albert City Council. From left to right: Bob Russell, Sheena Hughes, Tim Osborne, Nolan Crouse, Wes Brodhead, Cam MacKay and Cathy Heron (City of St. Albert photo). Below: A few shots from the author’s personal collection, which includes Mayor Crouse at one of the many community events he also goes to, Cam MacKay, ...

daveberta.ca - Alberta politics blog: who should be invited to the televised leaders’ debate?

PC leader Premier Alison Redford, Wildrose leader Danielle Smith, NDP leader Brian Mason, and Liberal leader Raj Sherman. The televised Leaders’ debate for Alberta’s 2012 election will be aired on April 12 at 6:30pm to 8:00pm on Global Television. The debate will include Progressive Conservative leader Premier Alison Redford, Liberal Party leader Raj Sherman, Wildrose ...

daveberta.ca - Alberta politics blog: letter by former mla a glimpse at desperate times in the liberal party.

“At year’s end there is a saying, “Out with the old and in with the new” “Unfortunately, this does not apply to your St. Albert Provincial Liberal Constituency Association. The reality of our situation is that “The old is not out and the new is the same old.” A letter sent to current and past ...

daveberta.ca - Alberta politics blog: alberta candidate nomination update – september 2011 (part 2)

I have updated the list of declared and nominated candidates standing in the next provincial election. Athabasca-Sturgeon-Redwater: At a nomination meeting scheduled for September 26, former Liberal caucus staffer turned NDP activist Mandy Melnyk will face Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 3550 President Trudy Grebenstein for the NDP nomination. Calgary-Bow: Former Alderman and mayoral ...

David Climenhaga's Alberta Diary: Remember where you heard it first! Former St. Albert city councillor James Burrows gets Wildrose nomination

Former St. Albert city councillor James Burrows on municipal election night 2010. The TV monitors in the background did not display particularly good news for Mr. Burrows. Now he has the Wildrose Alliance nomination for the St. Albert riding. Below: St. Albert Conservative MLA Ken Allred. ST. ALBERT, Alberta Timing is everything, I wrote of ...

daveberta.ca - Alberta politics blog: alberta candidate nomination update – august 2011 (part 2).

Former Green Party leader chosen as Wildrose candidate in Rocky Mountain House-Sundre I have updated the list of declared and nominated candidates standing for the next provincial election. Here are some of the updates: Joe Anglin Rocky Mountain House-Sundre: According to Wildrose provincial director Krista Waters, landowners rights advocate and former leader of the Alberta ...

daveberta.ca - Alberta politics blog: alberta candidate nomination updates – august 2011.

I have updated the list of declared and nominated candidates hoping to stand in the next provincial election: Shannon Phillips Lethbridge-West: Shannon Phillips is seeking the NDP nomination in this constituency. Ms. Phillips is a researcher and policy analyst for the Alberta Federation of Labour (AFL) and previously worked at the Alberta Legislative Assembly as ...