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Septuagenarian wrote: Jun 29th, 2021, 1:53 pm An interesting fact about Alberta, which helps to make it a really great Province.

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Alberta is NOT free of rats. This is an urban, and also a rural, myth that has been around for at least 50 years. Alberta has always had this built-in superiority complex ever since the oil boom began following World War II. They staked out the moral high ground by dealing with the rat problem that has plagued mankind in every grain growing area since the dawn of time, by spraying every chemical they could find. But that was then and today, rats are found in many places in Alberta. It's just a myth that there aren't rats in Alberta, but try finding an Albertan who will admit that there are.
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bob vernon wrote: Jul 11th, 2021, 12:15 pm
Alberta is NOT free of rats. This is an urban, and also a rural, myth that has been around for at least 50 years. Alberta has always had this built-in superiority complex ever since the oil boom began following World War II. They staked out the moral high ground by dealing with the rat problem that has plagued mankind in every grain growing area since the dawn of time, by spraying every chemical they could find. But that was then and today, rats are found in many places in Alberta. It's just a myth that there aren't rats in Alberta, but try finding an Albertan who will admit that there are.
It's like trying to find an Albertan who voted NDP.
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The Green Barbarian wrote: Jul 11th, 2021, 12:17 pm

It's like trying to find an Albertan who voted NDP.
Well, obviously some did, eh?
You have to stop comparing Alberta's NDP to BC's NDP. Two totally different platforms. I've been around both.
Obviously, after so many terms of Conservative's "entitlement" rule, a break was needed.
Sadly, Kenney is still adamant in following in the old footprints of the past, and his approval ratings show it.

FWIW...I am NOT an NDP supporter, either provincially or federal. I've made that pretty clear in my past posts... :up:
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Septuagenarian wrote: Jul 11th, 2021, 4:08 pm Nope, nobody did in the last election and that's why Alberta remains rat free.
Is this thread only about the lack of rats in Alberta? :135:

BTW, I personally think rats are everywhere. They don't give a :cuss: about provincial borders.
I have ties to both BC and Alberta, and some of the things my cats drag in (Alberta) look reminiscent of rats to me...
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Born and raised in Edmonton - still like that City.
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normaM wrote: Jul 12th, 2021, 7:31 am Born and raised in Edmonton - still like that City.
Lived in Red Deer for 2 years, loved the town especially the girls but couldn't wait to leave because it was too *bleep* ing cold and the bugs looked like dogs.
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https://calgary.ctvnews.ca/rats-alberta ... -1.5273576
Out of 481 reported rat sightings in 2020, only 26 year were confirmed to actually be rats.
More often than not, the reported sightings have turned out to be other rodents – mostly muskrats - as opposed to Norway rats or roof rats.
“The single rats that we find in Alberta have usually come from B.C. and they've hitched rides on vehicles or recreation vehicles to the province,” said Wickerson.
Why use a big word when a diminutive one will suffice.
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Septuagenarian wrote: Jul 15th, 2021, 5:03 pm This should be fun.
Albertans will have a say on equalization

Albertans will go to the polls in the fall on whether to ditch daylight saving time and try to reform federal equalization.

Well, since you brought politics into it..

https://calgaryherald.com/pmn/news-pmn/ ... bfa10ce30f
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What a small man. Unfortunately, this seems to be typical of conservative males these days. All hat, no cattle.


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crookedmember wrote: Aug 3rd, 2021, 5:33 pm What a small man.
Jason Kenney is not a small man. Why would anyone lie about this?
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crookedmember wrote: Aug 3rd, 2021, 5:33 pm What a small man. Unfortunately, this seems to be typical of conservative males these days. All hat, no cattle.
Not only is Jason Kenney a small man, he’s also spineless and a liar. These are all qualities prevalent amongst conservative politicians and it’s supporters.
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I bet there are a lot of Albertans really missing Ralphie these days.
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Biden: cancels Keystone XL that would have brought ethical oil to the US from Alberta.

Also Biden: pleads with sketchy OPEC members to send him more unethical oil.

Conclusion: left wingers are the stupidest people on earth.
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Kenney talks about his taking a break to prevent burnout, nurses facing mandatory overtime and cancelled vacations take it as a slap in the face:

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