THE BOTTOM LINE

with Rick Peterson


Welcome to "The Bottom Line" - Rick Peterson's take on issues, ideas, people, and events that directly affect Edmonton Strathcona. With nominations now open, Rick needs to focus on getting elected. Thank you so much for reading and sharing these articles. Rick enjoyed writing them and we enjoyed the feedback and conversations they started. Follow Rick's campaign progress by, clicking here to sign up for the mailing list.

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Edmonton Strathcona: Global Financing Hub

Here’s a bold prediction you can take to the bank: in the next five years Alberta will become the fastest growing, wealthiest and most innovative place to be in North...

February 04, 2021

Edmonton Strathcona: Global Financing Hub

Five Key Questions for the Liberal Government

Parliament returns this week. It’s time the Liberal government answered some tough questions. Here are five of them that need to be answered on behalf of the residents of...

January 25, 2021

Five Key Questions for the Liberal Government

Federal Aid for Harm Reduction Strategies

Earlier this morning, Michael Stuart and I signed and sent the letter below to Alberta’s Minister of Health and the Associate Minister of Mental Health and Addictions. Michael is our...

January 07, 2021

Federal Aid for Harm Reduction Strategies

Michael Sabia's New $100 Billion Credit Card

Imagine you get a call from your credit card company. They have some good news for you. They’ve increased your spending limit for the next year. Maybe longer. No...

December 11, 2020

Michael Sabia's New $100 Billion Credit Card

An Open Door to Animal Rights

Last month Senator Murray Sinclair opened a door that’s an interesting one for those of us who are following animal rights issues.  And, a big door, it is. Big...

December 03, 2020

An Open Door to Animal Rights

Canada's NDP and the Chinese Communist Party

Check out this picture below and the name in the right hand column circled in yellow. Niki Ashton is a high profile NDP Member of Parliament from Manitoba. She’s a...

November 23, 2020

Canada's NDP and the Chinese Communist Party


Flyers' Poker

Here we go again: WestJet and Air Canada, hat in hand, asking for a bail-out.

November 13, 2020

Flyers' Poker

What Counts

I’ve got a good idea what’s on the minds of Edmonton Strathcona residents. I know what counts. It’s jobs. The economy. Our kids’ future. Getting back to work. Building a...

November 12, 2020

What Counts

Corporate Canada Needs to take on Child Care

If there’s one group of Canadians that have really taken a hard hit by COVID-19, it’s working parents, especially mothers. If anyone needs a break, it’s them. And they needed...

October 16, 2020

Corporate Canada Needs to take on Child Care

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