December 16, 2015

"These people are not going to rest until Rachel Notley is not their premier": Blunt talk at Ponoka-Rimbey Bill 6 town hall

Sheila Gunn ReidRebel Commentator

The rallies and town halls against Bill 6 are continuing all across the province.  Over the weekend Wildrose MLA Ron Orr organized one in his central Alberta constituency of Ponoka-Rimbey.

Bill 6 is the NDP law that seeks to force Alberta farms and ranches to comply with Occupational Health and Safety standards and purchase WCB insurance. It also swings the door wide open for unionization of the family farm.

Just when I think these Bill 6 protests can't get anymore Albertan, they always do. This time, I spent part of my Saturday night, standing in a ditch on the side of Highway 2A, in a snowstorm in front of the Canadian Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame waiting for a tractor convoy to show up. Put that sentence to music and you’ve got yourself a country song right there.

After the convoy rolled in a couple hundred people went inside to hear from Wildrose MLAs Ron Orr, Jason Nixon and Don MacIntyre. George Clarke, from Albertans First, was also there to talk about his provincial plebiscite idea.

As always, the farmers were there to voice their opinions. And the Wildrose MLAs made sure that the crowd knew that as Alberta's official opposition, they would be fighting to mitigate the damage the new law would have on their farming operations.

The farmers and ranchers are continuing their town halls and protests. If the NDP think this is over because they rammed this bad law through, they don’t know rural Alberta. But we already knew that.


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commented 2015-12-17 15:54:01 -0500
I am not a farmer dick …and of course you want to roll out the Harper did this ….As time goes by you will have to ask the pie eyed prince to give you a new excuse. I know you can`t come up with one yourself. As a whole you Liberals are not to bright but sheep can`t have human babies . .that’s pretty obvious but I just wanted to keep score for Carl you may confuse him with your wit there dick. . .If it weren’t for Harper we would have been in trouble long before now , but don`t stop playing with your jumping jacks to try and figure that out, Robbing hood and his band of deep thinkers will tell you what to believe you just need to keep quiet and listen. No matter what you say dick Alberta has been sending money east for a long time and Canada`s economy will be effected by our Down turn here far more than anything Harper did to you… It`s only been a few months since he has been gone and look at the Circus already … You can`t replace a man that say`s NO with a kid that think`s a country legalizing weed is a good plan. But then that is the same as the free money …it`s not going to happen he just knew you were dumb enough to believe it and that you would vote for him because of it…
commented 2015-12-17 15:13:01 -0500
Sounds like you farmers have been personally breeding your own sheep. Get a grip Alberta this country was created for everyone not just Albertans although you would like to think so. It is a rough economic time that the country is going through and that Harper and his cronies polluted, now change has to be made to get this country back on track. What a bunch od whinny babies,
commented 2015-12-17 13:31:26 -0500
Hey Carl …nice language …It makes you look so smart …Why don`t you leave the fast food job`s for the kid`s and those that have to supplement their fine government pensions and go get a job with more upside than moving up from the deep fryer to night time assistant manager. Then maybe you can start to understand peoples desires to do the best for themselves . Out here we think for ourselves and we take pride in being able to maximize our abilities to make a living. If you think the issue`s at hand here are weather a kid in a green house is treated fairly I`m afraid you have missed the point. I am guessing by your comment`s your not the smartest cat out there so that`s understandable. If the bill was properly thought out and if the farming and ranching sector was actually asked for some input it would have all been taken care of by now . The problem is that NDP & Liberal governments are so use to having to think for the people who are usually dumb enough to vote them in it has kind of caught them off guard that we actually care what they are trying to shovel us a big helping of. So let me dummy this down for you. Let`s start with how the NDP got elected …First off the PC government we had got acting like a liberal government.. you know padding their pockets with others money and they realized their goose was cooked , they also realized the Wild Rose was in a bad state . Now they called an election thinking they would be able to sneak back in and all would be fine before the Wild Rose got reset. Meanwhile enough of the left wing crazies got making promises and basically bull shitting the urban folks in to believing they could do better . Unbelievably it worked they got elected now 6 months later everyone here knows what a truly bad idea that was . It is to the point if your not associated with a government Union you can not wait for the next 3.5 years to end. Everyone here knows we are FFFD ….some are just to stubborn to admit it yet . Now the running joke is nobody knows anyone who voted for them. The positive is dumb asses like yourself have not figured out your going to be screwed because of this NDP government as well ..your just to stupid to realize how much you have gotten off the hard work of Albertans . It`s going to be hard for us to send you hard working Burger Kingers your billions of dollars in so called equalization payments DUMB ASS!!! I will also add I don`t think you need to worry about those with all the toy`s . You may be able to sit out there and throw insults at young people for spending money on things YOU don`t think they need but that`s because you don`t have the drive or the balls to get them for yourself… so just attack others . In the end they will buy and sell those items 4xs in their life you will still be a sad ass puke flipping burgers and whining about how the pie eyed prince of puff lied to you about free money and legalized weed. Hey but thanks for your kind thought`s …..
commented 2015-12-17 13:27:57 -0500
So, some mush-head is floating around a petition begging the Lieutenant-Government to help them depose Notley. Newsflash….he’s in on it, too.

The whole thing is a rig and it’s stacked against you. Worse, that pansy, Brian Jean, is getting worried about those who are committed to conservatism giving him a bad image. Now, there’s another guy who needs to be kicked to the curb.
commented 2015-12-17 12:36:05 -0500
Carl Murfitt – you are a jealous raving lunatic! Go and take your meds and calm down already.
commented 2015-12-17 11:34:08 -0500
I really have to laugh, I’m not a political person by no means but my gawd, Alberta really? You’re worse than Quebec….. You bitch that the liberals were voted in as National leaders, ok I give you that, you were pretty well all Conservative even tho that’s fucking stupid. but You voted your provincial government to be NDP and now all I see is bitching about that b/c the economy has dropped. Fuck off, you were the only province that had HUGE surge in the economy for over a decade, the only province that is out of National Debt, You buy and build houses 5x larger than you need, and drive the most expensive cars all bc you’re debt free. and as soon as the decade long surge dies down in the oil ( natural resource ) industry you blame the government bc now you can’t afford all those shinny brand new things you like. Grow up and do what the rest of the country does, live within your means, or stop buying shinny new things. And now as for this bill C6 really? really? again the only province that does not have something like this in place. " ohh no i’m a farm owner wanting to pay my employees as little as possible with NO bennifits, or protection if they get hurt. they are only employees here to help me make profits" again FUCK OFF ALBERTA. Why is this even an issue? for fucks sakes I work in fast food, with 1% chance of injury and none of death. and I have to be covered by WCB, and Labour standards, but of but of course why should the people working your farms have to, its not like they operate heavy duty machinery that sever limbs and cause deaths every year, or live stock that are 20x the weight of the handlers that can easily accidentally injure or kill someone with no effort. But I hear ya why should they be covered, I’m sure that all you farmers happily then pay them and their family’s for the loss right? you cover their lost income and lost life? medical expenses? Overtime? why do they need to be paid more for working long hours, they don’t need a life, their families can wait to see them working in the greenhouse for straight min wage for 16 hours a day to make profit for someone else is way more important. I mean its not like the employee could hire a 2nd worker to work the second 8 hour shift at that min wage…. Yes Alberta you are right shame on your elected officials you elected to watch out for the wellbeing of its people, actually try to look out for the wellbeing of its people. HEY ALBERTA GET OVER YOUR FUCKING ENTITLEMENT ISSUES PULL YOUR HEAD OUT OF YOUR ASS.
commented 2015-12-17 10:05:46 -0500
“Workers work , takers take "
Mike, you just described Canada to a tee. You cannot try and explain people working hard, having contract companies, relying on themselves, to a bunch of left of the spectrum people that think it’s their right to get something from the government, or regular holidays or sick days or some kind of handout.
commented 2015-12-17 03:11:26 -0500
Doug I think your right! She’s just beginning!
commented 2015-12-17 03:10:04 -0500
Your absolutely right Bill! I find WR is NOT doing what needs to be done instead soft peddling. Like saying bill 6 needs changes or revisions. WHATit needs to be scrapped! ! Why are they laying down here
Impeach NDP, IMPEACH NDP…. !
commented 2015-12-17 02:54:16 -0500
Oilfield workers & everyone needs to band together with the farmers. She has already mentioned there are too many log trucks on the highways. If that isn’t a direct hint I don’t know what is. Forestry is next, that’s the only thing left here she can damage & try & destroy.
commented 2015-12-16 21:29:41 -0500
Brian Jean and Rick McIver has got to be calling Stephen Harper right now.
commented 2015-12-16 20:45:13 -0500
A close friend of mine who is very fluent in constitutional procedure was at this rally and spoke privately to the MPPs about the powers the Provincial Lieutenant Governor had to Veto a Bill or suspend contentious bills from majority governments which have lost house and public confidence – He cited Hogg and GJ Bourinot – IF The opposition unanimously rejects a bill and a majority of those it affects reject it ( provable by sizable petition), The LG (who holds royal prerogative or sovereign governing power of the house) has the right to withhold royal ascent of the bill or suspend ascent until it is put to public referendum. This bill could be history with the intelligent application of legislative procedure, opposition cooperation and wise interface with the LG’s legal affairs office.

Smarten up Wild Rose knowing procedure is EVERYTHING to a cohesive effective opposition or governing caucus. Don’t be afraid to re read the LG’s powers/duties.
commented 2015-12-16 20:05:28 -0500
“Impeach Notly” That should be a Petition not mitigating the effects of C6. As it stands we have to mitigate the effects of all NDP decisions and like Notly said “Its just the Begining”. Get rid of her Communist regime. How many people would sign it? How many do we need?
commented 2015-12-16 18:35:10 -0500
I don’t think that you can help society by destroying industry or commerce.
commented 2015-12-16 18:28:02 -0500
after the destruction of the oilpatch, will the auto industry suffer? will there be another multi-million(multi-billion) dollar bailout? I see a little hypocrisy. after the ag industry in AB falls apart, will the east(you know, all the good little fiberal voters) be getting food subsidies?

just wondering.
commented 2015-12-16 16:53:47 -0500
Yannie best stay away from farmers markets, the sight of you hiding behind the carrots in a fetal position is something none of us want to see. You see yannie farmers markets have farmers in them, you know the ones you are so afraid of, best stay in the city , very few big scary farmers there yannie.
commented 2015-12-16 15:24:34 -0500
Yannie we can live without you left wing pigs , try living without us LMAO
commented 2015-12-16 15:13:39 -0500
I 2nd Merrill. Is there nothing that can be done to get the dippers OUT???
Some anti dictator clause? My goodness I’m only thankful the Marxists weren’t on the ballot for the city dwellers to choose from! Personally I blame the media heard on the news the day before the election, rural should vote wild rose and cities should vote ndp.
Thanks for having our backs media!
commented 2015-12-16 15:10:59 -0500
Yannie being in power does not men you get to destroy people. Now quit eating food from farmers that you hate if you want.
commented 2015-12-16 15:00:34 -0500
Can we please get a civil liberties lawyer to represent all Albertans to place injunctions on and drag out Notley’s bills until we can get rid of her in 2019? Can we plebiscite her out of office? Where was Bill 6 or Carbon Tax in her campaigning anyway? I understand that politicians make campaign promises (lies) to get elected and find excuses not to follow through once in office. How can she get elected and force such travesties through when she has zero mandate from the people?! Surely there has to be some legal recourse, it seems to me that there have been public injunctions against government in the past. Why not now??
commented 2015-12-16 13:49:42 -0500
YANNIE ZNAYEW stay away from farmers markets , all the scary rural people farmers OMG do you really need them to see you cryin g like a babt in fornt of there kids.
commented 2015-12-16 13:43:42 -0500
I am sure it would be a sight to behold the carbon taxes heroically seek out and destroy all that evil CO2, but to this point I have yet to witness such a beautiful sight. Not sure why.
commented 2015-12-16 13:37:23 -0500
Sorry for spelling your last name wrong, Mike.
commented 2015-12-16 13:37:14 -0500
Great T shirt. Can anyone read who the quote is attributable to?
commented 2015-12-16 13:36:14 -0500
@ Mike Piedde who said, " It really shouldn`t be to hard to figure out when times are slow heaping on extra burden and driving out industry with new taxes and regulation is not a solid game plan ."

Yes, you would think so, but the NDP and their supporters such as Yannie Znayew and others like him don’t actually seem to have the gray matter to figure this out. What is common sense to anyone with a brain … that they decide to use … is not common sense to the left.

Notley and her wrecking crew seem to be getting Albertans very, very angry. I cannot see this ending well for Notley.
commented 2015-12-16 13:17:45 -0500
Notheadly will go down as the worst leader in Alberta`s history …Harper will be known as one of the best Prime Ministers Canada has ever had . I wish Harper was PM now all this BS wouldn`t be happening …Oh yeah sorry I guess he can`t be PM anymore he said NO and hurt all you leftie losers feelings ….
commented 2015-12-16 13:05:02 -0500
Superb comment Mike..well done.
Unfortunately Alberta will suffer greatly under the NDP regime. No matter how much they try to justify Bill 6, it was plain wrong. It’s an odious omnibus bill that covers 4 separate departments which was poorly thought out, poorly presented and completely unnecessary….
However the PS unions, and most dippers will continue to support it.
But the fun’s not over yet….look to more government involvement in the workplace, wasting money on inefficient and useless “alternative energy” schemes ,and more socialist tweaking of regulations in all departments.
While nobody is looking they will embark on a bilingual agenda within the government a well…your licences, birth certs and a host of other documents will become bilingual…at significant cost and for no reason other than its dipper policy..