Tag Archives: Alberta Government

An Open Letter to the Premier and Minister

[Note: The following was first published in the July 2015 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2015 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. We are at a turning point in the history of this province. A totally new government is taking over … 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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Petro Alberta

[Note: The following was first published in the September 2012 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2012 Don H. Meredith For a while I was having difficulty understanding why our governments were backsliding on the conservation of our natural resources as evidenced … Continue reading

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They Just Don’t Get It!

I’m always amazed how easy it is for a politician to deal away many of the things we hold sacred for some short-term gain. And that’s exactly what is happening with our crippled Alberta government and Bill 11, the Livestock … Continue reading

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On Being a Cynic

Way back in the early 1970s the Social Credit government of Alberta created three wilderness areas after convening hearings on the subject across the province. What’s wrong with that? They were cynical creations designed to put conservationists (including anglers and … Continue reading

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100th Anniversary of Alberta Fish and Game

Today, I’m off to the 100th Anniversary Conference of the Alberta Fish and Game Association (AFGA)–Feb. 21-23 in Edmonton. I’ve been to many of these conferences over the years, at first as a government employee trying to get a handle … Continue reading

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