Tag Archives: Canada

Shame on Ottawa!

I cannot believe what is happening in my nation’s capital. As I related in an earlier post, our newly elected politicians in Ottawa have taken leave of their common sense and decided to spin Canada into a political crisis right … Continue reading

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A Coalition, eh?

Let me see if I’ve got this straight. After failing to gain the majority government he so desperately sought in the recent Canadian federal election (winning only 144 of 308 seats) and then promising to work with parliament to make … Continue reading

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Two Elections Compared

It’s an interesting time on the political agenda. Today, here in Canada, our Prime Minister, Stephen Harper dissolved parliament and called an election for October 14, 2008. Meanwhile down in the States, their presidential election process has been going on … Continue reading

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Spring in Alberta

The sun has once again crossed the equator, heading north to warm the hemisphere it has neglected the last six months. That crossing, of course, is the official start of spring–the season of renewal. Here in Alberta it can be … Continue reading

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Wabamun Lake Fisheries

[Note: The following was first published in the March 2008 Alberta Outdoorsmen. For a more recent update (2012 November), go to Wabamun Lake Fisheries Update.] Copyright © 2008 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. It is one of the most popular lakes in … Continue reading

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‘Open Spaces’ Stumbles

A year ago, he was hailed as a breath of fresh air for the conservation community, a government minister of the Alberta Department of Sustainable Resource Development (which currently houses the Fish and Wildlife Division) who actually hunted and fished, … 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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