YELL to host all-candidates forum

Posted on 05 April 2012

CHESTERMERE – With the official date of the provincial election called for Monday, April 23, members of the YELL (Youth Encouraging Lasting Leadership) group quickly got to work in organizing an all-candidates forum. The forum will be held on Friday, April 13 at 7 p.m. at the Chestermere Recreation Centre, and all three candidates for the Chestermere – Rocky View riding will be present. Ted Morton is presenting the Progressive Conservative party, Nathan Salmon is representing the New Democratic Party, and Bruce McAllister is representing the Wildrose Alliance party. “Here at YELL and The Town of Chestermere, we believe that […]

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Wildrose leader makes a stop locally

Posted on 15 February 2012

CHESTERMERE – Wildrose party leader Danielle Smith made a stop in Chestermere this past week to address residents and show her support for the local representative, Bruce McAllister. A couple hundred people joined Smith for a few hours at Lakeside Golf Club on Feb. 9 for wine, cheese and chocolate. Smith made a short address to the crowd, and gave her thoughts on the newly released budget and the current state of affairs in the province overall. She spoke mostly about her disapproval of the current government’s spending, how she believes the “Alberta Advantage” is still the best slogan for […]

A New Challenge for Local Candidate

Chestermere - Rocky View Wildrose Candidate Bruce McAllister

Posted on 05 January 2012

Stop by the Chestermere Recreation Centre, and you’ll find the office of Chestermere – Rocky View Wildrose Candidate Bruce McAllister. On the surface, it doesn’t look like much. A little alcove attached to the photocopy room near the entrance to the curling club. Inside the office, a space heater (you apparently need this when you set up shop in an arena) and a giant map of Rocky View County framed by pictures drawn by kids who stop in with their parents for a visit. “Someone was kidding me about my office the other day,” Bruce tells me, “and I couldn’t […]

Smith attends McAllister’s sold out fundraiser

Wildrose leader Danielle Smith joins Bruce McAllister at his sold out fundraiser for the Chestermere – Rocky View riding.

Posted on 13 December 2011

Wildrose leader Danielle Smith joins Bruce McAllister December 1st, at his sold out fundraiser for the Chestermere – Rocky View riding.

Bruce McAllister announces Wildrose candidacy

New Wildrose candidate Bruce McAllister shakes hands with current MLA Rob Anderson during a press conference on Oct. 14. Wildrose leader Danielle Smith and former candidate Heather Davies accompanied McAllister during his announcement.

Posted on 19 October 2011

CHESTERMERE – Former Global Calgary news anchor and Chestermere resident Bruce McAllister has officially announced that he will be running as the Wildrose candidate in the new riding of Chestermere – Rocky View.

Accompanied by former candidate and local councillor Heather Davies, current MLA Rob Anderson as well as Wildrose leader Danielle Smith, McAllister made the announcement during a brief press conference at the Chestermere Public Library on Oct. 14. McAllister said that being involved in politics is something that he feels he’s been called to do for some time, but said that restrictions with his former employer prevented him from […]

Local Resident Won’t be The Smiling Face On the Morning News Anymore

bruce and fam

Posted on 13 September 2011

Well I don’t know about the rest of you, but the Morning News isn’t going to be the same to me anymore without the smiling face of Chestermere’s own Bruce McAllister bringing the news info our home every morning; sharing it with us like a friend talking over his cup of coffee at our Tim Horton’s. For about the past six years I had got pretty used to spending my first hour of the day watching Bruce McAllister and the rest of the morning news team bring me up to date with what was happing in the community and around […]

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