Subdivision on the Boundary of Waterton Lakes National Park
Locke Marshall, Craig Smith
Friday, April 5, 2002 12:00 PM
Issues: A 23 lot housing subdivision is proposed on 100 acres of ranch land at the east gate of Waterton Lakes National Park. On March 12, Cardston County Council passed third reading of a bylaw which rezoned the land from agricultural to grouped country residential. If this subdivision proceeds, others are expected to follow. County Reeve, Broyce Jacobs, (now MLA for Cardston-Warner-Taber) maintains the majority of residents in the Mountain View area are in favour.
G-8 Comes to Alberta
Thursday, March 14, 2002 12:00 PM
The Group of Eight (G-8) is not a formal organization. It is informal gatherings of the eight most economically powerful nations in the world ? U.S., Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Canada and Russia. The President of the European Union also sits in. These countries have been meeting annually since 1975 (Canada joined in 1976) (Russia joined in 1997). They meet to discuss macro-economic and trade issues affecting their countries. As the most important country-economies in the world, this closed door arrangement sets the agenda for globalization on many fronts.
The Price of Inequality: Hierarchies, Health, and Human Society
Dr. Richard Wilkinson
Thursday, March 7, 2002 12:00 PM
What can society tell us about health? What does health tell us about society and the impact of social structure on human relations? SPEAKER: Dr. Richard WIlkinson Dr. Richard Wilkinson will give a presentation on his ground-breaking research into links between poverty, violence, social structure and health. Dr. Richard Wilkinson’’s research into patterns of disease, violence and death within and between societies poses profound questions about the connections between health and social structure.