Community Newsletter

01 Jul July 2017 Community Newsletter

Alberta Parks Day Summer is a fantastic time to take advantage of the natural beauty Calgary-Elbow and Alberta have to offer. Our outdoor spaces are world class. Albertans are invited to celebrate “Parks Day” on July 15th. Provincial parks across Alberta will be hosting a variety of...

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02 Jun June 2017 Community Newsletter

BUDGET TOWN HALL UPDATE On April 8th I held a budget town hall.  The event was attend by people from all parts of the political spectrum who provided their input on the current state of Alberta’s finances. The common theme I heard at the event was...

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01 May May 2017 Community Newsletter

Alberta Electoral Boundaries Commission The Alberta Electoral Boundaries Commission will be presenting their interim report to the public on May 31, 2017.   The report will provide recommendations to changes to the current provincial boundaries. Following the report, a second round of public hearings will take place in...

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01 Apr April 2017 Community Newsletter

The spring sitting of the Legislature began March 2nd with the Speech from the Throne. In it, the government outlined their agenda, including cuts to school fees, capping electricity rates and formalizing the phase-out of coal-fired power by 2030. While I agree with some of their...

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01 Mar March 2017 Community Newsletter

Jobs and the Economy I am cautiously optimistic that the Calgary economy has started to rebound after experiencing the highest unemployment rate in over 22 years. While there are tentative signs of growth, we all have friends, family and neighbours who are still coping with unemployment....

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01 Feb February 2017 Community Newsletter

Protecting Children in Government Care I have heard from many of you who were shocked by the tragic story of Serenity, the four year-old girl who died tragically despite her involvement with Alberta’s child welfare system. I share these concerns and raised the issue several times...

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02 Jan January 2017 Community Newsletter

On November 24th I stood in the Legislative Assembly to share the story Rosalind Davis, a Calgarian who lost her partner to Alberta’s fentanyl crisis.  My statement is below. Thank you very much, Mr. Speaker. We're joined today by Rosalind Davis, whose partner, Nathan, tragically died...

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01 Dec December 2016 Community Newsletter

In late October I hosted a career event featuring speakers presenting 21st Century interview and resume skills, transitioning talents to a new career, and starting a new business. The catalyst for the event came from a discussion I had with two of my neighbours. They are...

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