St. Albert politics in five Tweets: Trying to get a little illumination from an uninspiring mayoral forum

PHOTO: Your blogger’s lousy iPhone photo of St. Albert’s three mayoral candidates - from left to right, Cam MacKay, Malcolm Parker, and Cathy Heron - on the stage

Albertans hear the same old same old as fast-food restaurant owners grow hysterical over minimum wage

PHOTOS: Alberta Labour Minister Christina Gray, who is sticking to her guns on the provincial government’s plans to raise the provincial minimum wage to $15 by 2018. Below:

Below the radar: Athabasca University and St. Albert quietly discuss partnership to develop joint office space near Edmonton

PHOTOS: St. Albert City Hall on a nice warm summer night, as seen from the possible location of a joint office building that’s been discussed by the city

Board of Governors appears to openly defy Notley Government as Athabasca University crisis deepens

PHOTOS: Athabasca University’s administrative building, just outside the Town of Athabasca, about 150 kilometres north of Edmonton, as seen from the air. Below: Alberta Advanced Education Minister Lori

Campaign Life website changes candidate’s answers to ‘no response’ – so what does Michael Cooper really think?

PHOTOS: St. Albert-Edmonton candidate Michael Cooper with his campaign manager, former St. Albert mayor Richard Plain. (Photo from Mr. Cooper’s campaign Facebook page.) Below: Screen shots of the

St. Albert’s tax and spend conservatives want us to subsidize their palace for a century!

PHOTOS: An architect’s drawing of the St. Albert Chamber of Commerce’s proposed tax-subsidized building. Below: Downtown St. Albert – the arrows mark the location of the proposed structure;

Three reasons why Ottawa’s Temporary Foreign Workers Program ‘reforms’ likely mean little

Canadians are within their rights to be highly skeptical of the long list of changes to the Harper Government’s Temporary Foreign Workers Program announced yesterday by Employment Minister