Meltdown in Highwood: The floods are coming, but Smith will prevail


This post originally appeared on http://www.daveberta.ca Okotoks, the little town with the international reputation for award-winning environmental sustainability, could very well find itself the home riding of the next premier of Alberta, a climate-change denier. This is just one of many ironies of this 29th election in the province that birthed the oil/tarsands (depending on … Continue reading Meltdown in Highwood: The floods are coming, but Smith will prevail

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The Okotoks Erratic: Assessing the changing climate in Highwood


This appeared originally as a guest post on http://www.daveberta.ca. The commute to Okotoks from Calgary is a scenic drive southwest with truly spectacular mountain views on a clear day. Having travelled the route almost daily for about 15 years, I saw something this week I’ve never seen before. Beginning at the turnoff to Dunbow Road … Continue reading The Okotoks Erratic: Assessing the changing climate in Highwood

Freedom of the press still worth defending, even in small town Alberta


I may be naive but I still believe that freedom of the press is not only possible, but worthy of defending. That's why I've commented on Facebook and Twitter about the fact that the nominated candidate for the Progressive Conservative Party of Alberta in the riding of Highwood (John Barlow) has NOT yet stepped down … Continue reading Freedom of the press still worth defending, even in small town Alberta