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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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CITY BUDGET – A FINE BALANCE

In the rush to create an Edmonton of our dreams, we are sometimes guilty of forgetting the hard costs. Property taxes are painful. They are the most infuriating of taxes. GST? An annoyance, but part of the background noise of modern life. Income taxes? We hardly notice them. Our pay cheques are direct-deposited and we

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