Category Archives: Politics

Recovering Grizzlies and Caribou

[Note: The following was first published in the August 2016 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2016 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. I have often pointed out in this column, one of the chief sources of our problems trying to conserve our … Continue reading

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A Year of Change

[Note: The following was first published in the December 2015 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2015 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. Another election, another upset. Change seems to be the watchword for 2015 in both Alberta and Canada. New Federal Government … Continue reading

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Interesting Times

[Note: The following was first published in the March 2015 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2015 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. The supposedly ancient Chinese curse, “May you live in interesting times,” (as it turns out, neither ancient nor Chinese) … Continue reading

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The North Saskatchewan Framework

[Note: The following was first published in the August 2014 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2014 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. Back in 2008 the Alberta Government released the Land-use Framework (LUF)  that, according to then Sustainable Resource Development Minister … Continue reading

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The Big Disconnect

[Note: The following was first published in the March 2014 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2014 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. It amazes me how some issues get brought to the public’s attention. The tar sands have been under development … Continue reading

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Conserving a Heritage: One Step Forward, Three Steps Back

[Note: The following was first published in the January 2014 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2014 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. In this era of frenzied resource extraction at all costs, it is refreshing to hear some success at reining … Continue reading

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Neil Young is Right

Originally posted on Susan on the Soapbox:
“Take a second to really look at what you hear.” – Neil Young, singer/songwriter Neil Young knows how to rile up a crowd.  In a 15 minute press conference* to kick off his…

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