As I am new to St. Albert, I have spent the past few weeks getting settled which has included setting up my utility services. From past experiences, this is usually a fairly boring task, allowing a stranger into my home to fiddle with my electronics in awkward silence.
Opposition members, smelling blood in the scandal-ridden PC party, recently dragged Finance Minister and Spruce Grove-St. Albert MLA Doug Horner's wife into the government planes issue apparently in an attempt to illustrate an ongoing and wasteful attitude of entitlement in the governing party. They were wrong to do so.
What used to be the "golden years" of life for seniors is now turning into any opportunity to spend even more time with their youngest family members. Nowadays, a growing number of grandparents are called on to provide childcare for their grandkids, many of whom are growing up in two-income households. Others are helping to raise grandkids while providing financial assistance for adult children who may not be able to live on their own.