Held at the Ritchie Bros. Auctioneer facility in Nisku, the forum featured official speakers mostly from the Leduc region. LCC chair Clarence Shields, Leduc County mayor John Whaley, City of Leduc mayor Greg Krischke and Leduc Regional Chamber of Commerce president Alana Gueutal joined Edmonton Ward 11 councillor Mike Nickel as official speakers..
To quote and ever so slightly tweak a line Julia Roberts portrayal of southern belle Shelby in Steel Magnolias: I rather have 40 years of wonderful than a life time of not so special. Accessing Medical Assistance in Death (MAiD) grants me this desire, this mercy. It allows me to pass over on my terms.
So begins the entry for Public Libraries found in The Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan. What I’d like to know is this: what parts of these two sentences are too difficult for Premier Brad Wall and members of the government to understand? I ask this question because there must be some reason they saw fit to eliminate provincial funding to Regina and Saskatoon public libraries and to slash funding to the regional library systems by 60 per cent. These actions will rip apart our provincial library system, which has long been the envy of the rest of Canada..
Spring breezes are blowing layers of filmy fabrics that just skim the ankles but bare sun kissed shoulders. It seems the maxi dress is showing up everywhere from Stewart Beach, to Greenway Plaza offices to red carpet events. This take on Bohemian chic is flirtatious and fun, with soft ruffles and muted tones.
The First Amendment as we know it today, in this country, is not all that old in fact, when you are in your senior year here, the nation will celebrate the one hundredth anniversary of the first Supreme Court decision interpreting freedom of speech. And, while it has ebbed and flowed in the scope of protection for speech over that period, in the past half century, we have all come to a pretty clear position, rather unique among nations: with extremely few exceptions, speech that is about or relevant to public issues and the search for truth, broadly interpreted, is fully protected against censorship, no matter how offensive or dangerous it might seem to you and me and a majority of the citizens of this country. In this case, what’s true for the country is also true for Columbia.
Beyond Ridgecrest and wooded Parkdale roads, the route skirts the western brow of Black Oak Ridge on Snowden and Buckthorn Drives. Charming homes framed by dogwoods continue into heavily wooded valley known as Sherwood Forest. Nottingham Road climbs up to rejoin Martha Berry Drive.