Grateful to Live in St. Albert

St. Albert is a beautiful city to call home. Is it just about the aesthetic appeal of a beautiful landscape, a lush tree canopy and a meandering prairie river?  No! People transform a beautiful city into a vibrant community. The St. Albert Farmer’s Market is a place to meet up with old friends and make…

St. Albert Leading Transportation Innovation

St. Albert has set a new standard for innovation in transportation.  Our city is leading transit agencies across Canada by introducing electric bus technology into regular transit service. This spring, three new BYD electric buses commenced operation in our community on a revolving schedule that would ensure all transit patrons in St. Albert were given…

Grateful to Live in St. Albert

St. Albert, by any measure, is a beautiful City in which to live, learn, work and play.   Why is this so? Beyond the God-given advantages of a river valley and a nearby lake, St. Albert is a beautiful city because, as a community, we have chosen to make it so. Our decisions have created a…

Championing Affordable Housing for St. Albert Seniors

St. Albert’s shortage of affordable housing has reached critical levels. Nowhere is the need so great than for our seniors who face up to a three-year wait for affordable accommodations within Homeland Foundation facilities.  Without doubt, this delay is far too long for our seniors requiring appropriate affordable housing. Yesterday, I joined Gord Putnam, Chair…

Grateful to Live in St. Albert

  I believe we can face the future with confidence, and continue to build the award-winning community that our forefathers have created over the last century and a half.  We have the wisdom, strength, creativity, determination and the resources to face the challenges of tomorrow and compete with any city in our capital region, province…

Meeting the Press

Today, I was interviewed via phone by Jen Henderson, reporter for the St. Albert Gazette. This was an excellent opportunity to discuss my decision to run for a third term as Councillor for the City of St. Albert. St. Albert has been my home for 37 years.  I am passionate about serving my community and…

Council Debate Strengthens Civic Governance

Monday was the last Council meeting before the long summer break.  We will not meet again until August 21st. It was a powerful Council meeting with significant debate on civic capital budgets, bylaws, civic space and funding options and bicycle safety challenges. Irrespective of the outcome of various votes, the work of the City was…

Announcement to Seek Third Term

It is with pleasure that I announce my intention to seek a third term as Councillor for the City of St. Albert. Over my two terms as Councillor, I have had the pleasure of serving and building our community.  My passion to serve has not waned over the years; instead it has fanned into a…