Tag Archives: Gerry Warner

Please keep the door open for all

By Mayor Wayne Stetski Congratulations to Lee Pratt, Tom Shypitka, Ron Popoff, Isaac Hockley, Danielle Cardozo, Norma Blissett and Wes Graham on being elected. It will be challenging to live up to your election promises but I do wish you … > Read More

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Seven new legislators for city

The City of Cranbrook is going to have an entirely new council serving its civic needs for the next four years following the Nov. 15 election. Mayor Wayne Stetski was defeated by challenger Lee Pratt 3,396 votes to 2,192, while … > Read More

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Pratt new mayor of Cranbrook

Cranbrook has a new mayor. Lee Pratt has defeated incumbent Mayor Wayne Stetski in the Nov. 15 civic election. Pratt captured 3,396 votes compared to Stetski who had 2,192 votes and John York who had 144 votes. The City of … > Read More

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Candidates provide some answers for voters

It was, as moderator David Walls (College of the Rockies CEO) noted, “a marathon.” A packed Key City Theatre audience was last night provided a clearer picture as to whom Cranbrook voters will select Nov. 15 during the four-hour-long JCI … > Read More

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Warner runs again on an independent path

Local journalist and first-term council member Gerry Warner says he’d like to serve another term as an independent on City of Cranbrook council. “My constituency on council is the people of Cranbrook, who I believe deserve an independent representative who … > Read More

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Marching as to war and repeating the same mistakes

Perceptions by Gerry Warner A headline in the Washington Post this week said it all: “Even if we defeat the Islamic State, we’ll still lose the bigger war.” There it is from one of the most prestigious newspapers in the … > Read More

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Sixteen candidates vying for city council

Pay attention City of Cranbrook voters because you have choices, choices and more choices for city council and mayor in the Nov. 15 municipal election. Following the Oct. 10 nomination deadline, a total of 16 people were announced as running … > Read More

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Women’s Centre needs community support

City of Cranbrook council members found themselves standing on the edge of a slippery slope Monday night (Oct. 6). While reviewing a letter from Denise Stewart, coordinator of the Cranbrook Women’s Centre, requesting a donation from the city to help … > Read More

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Justin Trudeau just doesn’t get it

Perceptions by Gerry Warner He’s done it again. Once again Justin Trudeau has made another bozo comment to the microphones that have many wondering if the oldest son of Pierre Elliott Trudeau is ready for the big time. And in … > Read More

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A eulogy for Seth Martin of the immortal Smoke Eaters

Perceptions by Gerry Warner “Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, The game is over. The final buzzer has sounded. Seth Martin has left the ice.” Like many others at the Seth Martin memorial, that was the first time my eyes moistened … > Read More

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