Fires, floods, and (finally) funding

The Project The Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation had been trying for more than 20 years to get a funding commitment from the provincial government. This wasn’t about angling for a newer, shinier hospital – the RAH’s aging infrastructure had already led to flooding, an electrical fire and other serious issues. Despite assurances over many budget…

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Love. Alberta. Forests.

The Project Alberta is a world leader in sustainable forest management, but most Albertans aren’t even sure what “forest management” means. It’s obvious to people in the forest industry that harvesting trees is just a sliver of a long, careful cycle, but outside the industry, logging trucks might be the only part of their work…

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Less (tax) is more

The project Prosperity Edmonton is a coalition of non-profit industry associations, property managers and local business advocates. For 10 years straight, they had watched Edmonton’s property tax rates rising at a rate much higher than population growth plus inflation, combined. With the City of Edmonton preparing to set its budget for the next 4 years,…

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