March 26, 2015

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Crouse Double Dipping Audit

This clock shows just how much time has elapsed since council passed a motion to conduct an audit of the mayor’s double dipping, ‘shoe box’ expense record that in about a dozen or more cases appeared to bill both the city of St. Albert and the Capital Region Board for identical expenses.

Rather than order an independent audit of the mayor involving the RCMP as council surely should have, they opted for an internal audit by city staff and included themselves in the audit in a motion passed on October 27, 2014. We doubt few taxpayers will have any faith in the outcome of any such internal audit. The double dipping exposed was squarely on the part of Crouse, so was adding all members of council anything but an attempt to distract attention away from the mayor?

Nevertheless, an examination of their own records has now dragged on well past four months and folks are beginning to wonder just how long such an audit should take. An audit taken and directed by the only employee council has control over. Will the audit be impartial? We think our readers are savvy enough to know the answer to that question.

Here is the current time lapsed:

The Streets Of Laos
Area couple Doug and Helen winter in Thailand and took a side trip to Laos where they shot many interesting sites. Thanks for sharing them guys.


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Join Jimmy Rodgers in this beautiful musical video with gardens, butterflies and birds. Thanks to Bill H. in Winnipeg for this one.


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It Happened In The South

It Happened In The South

The young man from Mississippi came running into the store and said to his buddy, “Bubba, somebody just stole your pickup truck from the parking lot!”

Bubba replied, “Did y’all see who it was?”

The young man answered, “I couldn’t tell, but I got the license number.”




A roundup of bits from the web.

* Rainbow lorikeets eating meat leaves bird experts astonished.

* 'Miracle' face of Jesus appears in South American landslide.

* Colorado's pot is more potent than ever.


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What Is Freezing Fog?

What Is Freezing Fog?
This winter weather phenomenon can be both beautiful and dangerous.

During winter months, it's not uncommon to see freezing-fog warnings on your local forecast, but what exactly does the term mean?

Fog typically forms when there's cool air over a warm, moist surface such as a body of water or damp soil.

However, freezing fog occurs when the air temperature is below freezing and the water droplets in the fog become supercooled.

Read more on the mother nature network.

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