Tag Archives: Canada

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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BLACKOUTSPEAKOUT.CA

blackoutspeakout.ca Today, June 4, 2012, concerned individuals and organizations are showing their solidarity against the actions the Canadian government is taking to downgrade protections for our environment through Bill C-38 now proceeding through parliament. Bill C-38 is a cynical omnibus … Continue reading

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Gun Registration Survives, So What?

It’s a good question. All that occurred on September 22, 2010—when the Canadian Parliament voted to kill a private member’s bill (C-391) that would have ended the registration of long guns in Canada—was that the status quo was maintained. We … Continue reading

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Why Gun Registration in Canada should be Abolished

I didn’t think it would happen. I thought we were stuck with an incredibly flawed, national, long-gun registration system for the foreseeable future. Unless the Conservatives (the only party to support scrapping the registry) could gain enough seats in the … Continue reading

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‘Open Spaces’ Struggles to Its Feet

It was an interesting presentation for a government minister to make at the Alberta Fish and Game Association’s annual conference in Edmonton last Friday. Just before the minister’s sponsored lunch, Ted Morton made the requisite speech to the delegates that … Continue reading

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Trophies of Willow Valley

It’s an annual event that has gained  legendary status in Alberta and adjacent provinces and States. It is the Willow Valley Trophy Day that is held each second Saturday in January at Pincher Creek, Alberta. I attended the show in … Continue reading

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Prorogue

It’s a funny word, ‘prorogue’. It’s the term used to describe what Canadian Prime Minister, Stephen Harper requested from Governor General (the titular head of State in Canada), yesterday. GG Michaelle Jean granted Harper’s request and now the meetings of … Continue reading

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