PHOTOS: Not this Beechcraft King Air, maybe, but three a lot like it are now plying the friendly skies of North Dakota, which is a great deal for their new owner thanks to the generous former government of Alberta. Below: The unsold Alberta Government Dash 8, and former Conservative Alberta premiers Alison Redford and Jim . . . → Read More: Alberta Politics: Tory sale of government air fleet was a terrible business decision, executed incompetently
Tweet“Danielle Smith will probably yell and scream. Brian Mason will yell and scream. They really don’t care about the City of Edmonton, I guess, but I would hope they would be wise enough to see it’s about Edmonton.” – Mayor Stephen Mandel (December 18, 2012) Edmonton Mayor Stephen Mandel took swipes at NDP leader Brian . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta politics: Edmonton Mayor takes swipes at NDP, Wildrose over Katz arena funding.
Tweet“Mr. Katz declined requests for comment” was probably the least surprising sentence printed in the Globe & Mail this week as the national newspaper published reports that reclusive billionaire Daryl Katz had allegedly donated $430,000 to Alberta’s Progressive Conservative Party during the recent provincial election. The maximum contribution limits allowed under elections financing laws are . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta politics: A case for finance reform: Reclusive billionaire allegedly donated $430,000 to PC Party.
Everything from ranches to feedlots to auction operations not quite like this one could be affected by a financial disaster at Nilsson Brothers Inc., the owner of XL Foods in Brooks.
With reports yesterday the XL Foods meatpacking plant in Brooks is likely to reopen in a week, media attention is bound to . . . → Read More: Alberta Diary: Despite plans to reopen next week, ripples from XL Foods closing may spread