David Crowe’s

Archive of

Alberta Greens Newsletter

This is an archive of the newsletters of the Alberta Greens. They are available as PDF files that can be downloaded by clicking the issue number.

Year
Issue
Major Topics
2005
(vol. 14)
3
October AGM. New Executive. Revenue Sharing. Save Pekisko. Arctic Green Parties Statement.
2
Leader’s Message. 10% in Ontario By-Election. Abraham Glacier Resort. Cypress Wind Farm.
1
Nominations for October AGM. Start of EverGreen campaign.
2004
(vol. 13)
Post-Provincial Election Issue (November 22, 2004).
Post-Federal Election issue, with information on October 2, 2004 AGM at the Red Deer Lodge.
2
Alberta will have a full slate of candidates in the upcoming Canadian federal election.
1
Greens in Alberta already have candidates for most ridings announced for a widely anticipated federal election.
2003
(vol. 12)
3
George Read is elected leader of the Alberta Greens. Mark MacGillivray is the new treasurer.
2
David Parker and George Read are both vying for the position of leader of the Alberta Greens at the upcoming AGM.
1
Jim Harris is the new leader of the Green Party of Canada.
2002
(vol. 11)
2
Jason Crummey of NWT, Jim Harris of Ontario and John Grogan of BC are running for the position of leader of the Green Party of Canada.
1
Colleen Biggs runs for the Alberta Greens in the Wainwright provincial by-election. Greens reach 20% in the polls in BC.
2001
(vol. 10)
4
Environmentalist Myles Kitigawa is running for Edmonton City Council.
3
Alberta Greens are focussing on a by-election in Calgary Southwest, prompted by the resignation of Preston Manning from parliament.
2
The Alberta Greens field 10 candidates in a provincial election even beating the NDP in Calgary-Glenmore.
1
The Alberta Greens are preparing for the expected provincial election.
2000
(vol. 9)
2
There are 7 Green candidates in the federal election, out of 111 Greens who ran countrywide. Our highest vote percentage was 2.4% for Evan Osenton in Calgary West.
1
Greens celebrate the demise of the monstrous “Genesis” development in Kananaskis Country.
1999
(vol. 8)
1
Alberta Greens leader, David Parker, speaks out on free trade.
1998
(vol. 7)
2
Karina Gregory ran in an Edmonton-McClung by-election. Tooker Gomberg came in fourth place in the race for Mayor of Edmonton.
1
(not available)
1997
(vol. 6)
3
Joan Russow, Green Party of Canada Leader, was present at our AGM. Greens in Calgary win a moral victory against the City of Calgary and Province of Alberta over the use of pesticides nearer bodies of water than the pesticide labels allow.
2
Alberta Greens ran 7 candidates in the provincial election with rather disappointing results. Joan Russow is the new federal leader.
1
Environmentalists celebrate 3 successes in Alberta. Wendy Priesnitz resigns as leader of the Green Party of Canada.
1996
(vol. 5)
3
Wendy Priesnitz is elected leader of the Green Party of Canada (boy, that didn’t last long).
2
David Suzuki endorses the Green Party, to the chagrin of his supporters who still vote NDP. Ralph Nader makes his first run as President of the United States under the Green Party banner.
1
An examination of how proportional representation would have resulted in a completely different parliament in the notorious election of 1993 that virtually exterminated the Progressive Conservative party.
1995
(vol. 4)
3
Greens, along with other groups, protest the Alberta Government’s decision that land leased by ranchers can be treated as if it was private.
2
Alberta Greens elected David Parker as their new leader. The LETS local currency emerges in Calgary.
1
The success of ‘Designated Funding’ in raising money for both environmental groups and the party.
1994
(vol. 3)
3
Greens in Quebec reorganize after recovering from the shock of achieving success only to have their leader defect to the Parti Québecois. Ontario’s dynamic new leader Frank de Jong meets greens around the province in his bicycle tour.
2
Greens fight oil development in the Whaleback and protest gas exports in front of the National Energy Board.
1
Greens win big in Santa Fe, New Mexico and are rising in Europe.
1993
(vol. 2)
3
Greens run 79 candidates in the Canadian election, 12 in Alberta.
2
Greens are congratulated by their leader Betty Paschen after running for the first time in an Alberta provincial election, with 11 candidates.
1
Danny O’Connor is the fourth Alberta Green to run in a provincial by-election, in Three Hills. Tooker Gomberg is elected to Edmonton City Council.
1992
(vol. 1)
2
Sol Candel runs in the Calgary-Buffalo by-election, garnering 2.5% of the vote. An international Green gathering is held in Pigeon Lake, Alberta.
1
Information on Sol Candel, Alberta Greens candidate in Calgary Buffalo.

Geek Information

The newsletter was originally produced in ClarisWorks (now AppleWorks). We tried Microsoft Word for a while (with predictable miserable results). Eventually I chose Adobe FrameMaker and have stuck with that since 1999 (despite the lack of marketing of this fine product by Adobe).

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