Grateful to Live in St. Albert: Seniors Classic Christmas Luncheon

Christmas is a wonderful time of year when friends and families come together to create special memories. Christmas is also a time when loneliness and need are more deeply felt. The difference between these two extremes is an outcome of many influences, but one thing is certain, living within a compassionate community gives hope and…

Grateful to Live in St. Albert – Remembering Paul Chalifoux

  On November 10, 2017, St. Albert said good-bye to an honoured servant of our fair community, Former Mayor Paul Chalifoux. Paul Chalifoux fostered a spirit of collaboration and faithfully served St. Albert with enthusiasm and dignity.  His legacy of building an inclusive community will continue to be felt in the years to come. Rest…

We Will Remember Them

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them. Robert Laurence Binyon (1869-1943)  

Thank you, St. Albert

Thank you, St. Albert, for placing your trust in me and returning me to the office of Councillor for another 4-year term. The 2017 Campaign was pivotal in bringing our community together to seek positive outcomes for St. Albert, now and for future generations.  I appreciated the many comments that I received over the past…

Leadership Matters

The decision before the citizens of St. Albert is truly a leadership question.  At the St. Albert and District Chamber of Commerce election forum, I presented the following: Ladies and Gentlemen, I believe that this election is about leadership. The specific issues faced by our community may change from election to election, but in reality,…

Vision Matters

St. Albert Election 2017 is a choice between leadership visions. In this election, St. Albert citizens have been presented with three different visions of the future for our fair city.  Each of us must decide which vision best represents our preferred future. Every vote counts, every voice matters. I have been privileged to work with…

Preserving our Green Spaces

St. Albertans are known for our commitment to create a sustainable environment that will preserve and safeguard the natural beauty of our surroundings. We cherish our trails, trees, river and parks for they enhance our quality of life. During the recent community visioning exercise titled “Cultivating our Future”, over 6,000 St. Albert residents shared over…

Grateful to Live in St. Albert – Organic Recycling

Often, we do not recognize how progressive life is within St. Albert. We simply take for granted the basic services our city provides to keep our community operating efficiently. Over the years, these services have been embedded within our daily routines so it is easy not to give them a second thought. Our houses are…