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FOR THE FATHER’S SAKE

Below is a column I wrote in June of 2008 for my son on Father’s Day. It is being reprinted here at the request of Stacey Brotzel of CTV, who is a fabulous broadcast journalist. The column was a gift to my son. But it spoke to my own inner yearning — a yearning common

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URBAN SPRAWL DISCUSSION

You encounter the coolest people on the doorstep while campaigning. On a recent day I met a bright, passionate woman who challenged me on urban sprawl. She wanted to know if I’d take a “principled stand” on the issue. We talked for about 20 minutes. But I left feeling a bit uneasy about our conversation.

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CLEANLINESS – WE CAN DO BETTER

If cleanliness is next to godliness then Edmonton best get on with some serious bathing. This, the Capital City of one of the wealthiest jurisdictions in the world, looks a bit unkempt. I was reminded of this while out campaigning recently. I ran into a couple who just returned to Edmonton after years in the

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