Indpendence Party candidate Corrie Toone

By Corrie Toone
May 25, 2023
I think we can all agree the performance of the government, left or right, has not been in the best interest of Albertans or Canadians.

Six candidates are vying for your vote on May 29, hoping to be Livingstone-Macleod’s next MLA. All were invited to submit a piece outlining their election platform for publication in Shootin’ the Breeze.

I want to start off by saying why I decided to run for MLA.

It’s been a long time since politicians have been public servants. It seems to me every four years they come around making promises they don’t ever keep.

We have a lot of problems in this province, country and world right now. I think we can all agree the performance of the government, left or right, has not been in the best interest of Albertans or Canadians.

Parents’ and guardians’ rights to make decisions for their own children will be respected and honoured.




Back to basics, remove identity politics from schools no more indoctrinations. Get back to the basics, foundational education.

Defend Alberta’s business from crippling government interference. 

The broken Alberta health-care service, identify the dysfunctional and wasteful problems in AHS.

Elected MLAs will not be affiliated with any global organizations, including WHO, WEF and the UN.

Fair tax system pays no personal taxes on the first $30,000. Maximum 25 per flat tax above that.

End equalization. Six hundred billion dollars have been taken from Alberta in the last 60 years, about $30 billion annually.


Albertans head to the polls Monday, May 29.

Advanced voting is open May 23 to 27.

For voter information, including polling stations, see pages 9 to 11.

View Crowsnest Pass election forum videos here: Part 1, Part 2

Individual candidate statements:

Dylin Hauser – Alberta Liberal Party

Kevin Van Tighem – Alberta New Democratic Party

Kevin Todd – Alberta Party

Erik Abildgaard – Independent

Corrie Toone – Independence Party of Alberta

Chelsae Petrovic – United Conservative Party


Bride with long blonde hair smiles brightly in an ad promoting Ascent Dental for pre-wedding brightening.


Related articles:

Livingstone-Macleod Candidates Make Last Appeals At Crowsnest Pass Forum

‘Not Notley’ Sign To Come Down, Says MD Of Pincher Creek

Scheduling Conflicts Derail Livingstone-Macleod Election Forum In Pincher Creek

Pincher Creek Health-Care Forum Draws Large Audience

UCP Candidate Calls Out Heart Attack Survivors

Claresholm Politician Enters UCP Nomination Race For Livingstone-Macleod

Read more Livingstone-Macleod articles


Stainless steel barbecue with work gloves and grilling tools in a greenery filled backyard in an ad promoting Ace Hardware as a place to find wedding gifts
Care to leave a comment?
Scroll down!
Like this story?
Click a link to share on social!
// Code example
 <div id="myid" class="myclass" hidden> 
Lorem ipsum <strong>dolor</strong> sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit.
Leave a Reply
Young woman in blue vest and jeans holds her steer's halter while a man in a light-coloured cowboy hat examines the animal. In the background is a green field, mountains and a blue sky.

Current Issue

Print and Digital Subscriptions
Individual Digital Copies

Group of people in orange T-shirts standing together on a poster seeking nominations for the Direct Energy Volunteer Citizen of the Year
Couple embracing on the front porch of an old white building promoting Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village as a spot for wedding photos
Get more from your dentist at Ascent Dental
Interior of arched barn and exteriors of two barns promoting Heritage Acres as a wedding venue
Logos for Alberta Weekly Newspapers Association, News Media Canada and Government of Canada

News from southwestern Alberta and your local community connection

Office hours 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday
697A Main Street | PO Box 811, Pincher Creek, AB T0K 1W0


Copyright 2011–2023 Shootin’ the Breeze.
All materials on this website are protected by Canadian copyright law and may be used only with permission.