It's not as lavish as a Member of Parliament's expense account. But a southern Alberta cabinet minister rang up more than $100,000 in expenses last year - on top of $171,000-plus in salary, fees and benefits.
Those were the first words from suspended Strikes With A Gun to reporters at the Piikani Nation's administration office in Brocket Wednesday afternoon, a day after acting Chief Fabian North Peigan and council issued her a letter formally requesting her resignation by Dec.
Of particular concern is the part of the Act which directs students to "refrain from, report and not tolerate bullying or bullying behaviour directed toward others in the school, whether or not it occurs within the school building, during the school day or by electronic means.
Ty Rimmer, Dan Johnston, Brady Ramsay and Adam Henry all have stories about how they made it to the WHL. They also have varying plans on what they will do should their hockey careers not take them to the next level.
Operation Red Nose is off to a busy start for the 2012 holiday season. According to opening-weekend statistics, the first two nights saw 170 rides provided by 90 volunteers.
Voters wanted change. And now that they've elected a council full of new blood, it may be time to take another look at the compensation their leaders receive, according to returning Kainai Nation Chief Charles Weasel Head.
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