Westridge / Wolf Willow / Oleskiw / Country Club – River Valley Access Issue

I have spent over 50 hours door knocking these neighbourhoods and I have spoken to hundreds of residents.  As well, I have heard from many people in these areas through my http://michaeloshry.com/in-ward-5/ website link.  As in other areas of Ward 5, they have diverse issues and concerns about their neighbourhood and about Edmonton in general.  I live in Westridge and have done so for the past 12 years, so I am keenly aware of the issues in this area.

Roads, roads, roads.  This issue is on the forefront of people’s minds across the Ward.  The city needs to do a …

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What To Expect

I will be posting blogs here on a regular basis on a variety of topics and issues.

I am currently visiting with literally thousands of people in Ward 5 and finding out what their concerns are in the ward and city wide.  I am also collecting issues via my http://michaeloshry.com/in-ward-5/ page on my website.  I will then post blogs addressing many of these neighbourhood issues, as well as issues that are broader in scope.

Please feel free to reach out and contact me anytime.  I am here, listening.


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Why? Here’s Why!

Hi! My name is Jim, and I have the title of Campaign Manager on our team. I see myself as something of a servant leader, and here’s why I’m giving my all to the Michael Oshry Campaign.

Have you ever read about purple cow’s? The author Seth Godin talks about them. His point is that in a field of cows, seeing one that really stands out captures your interest enough that you might remark on it. The cow is ‘remarkable’ by definition. It can be something to rally around, and a real differentiator – it’s worth talking about, and …

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Campaign Launch Speech

Michael Oshry Launch Speech


I see a lot of family, friends, Ward 5 residents, and business associates here, and I want to thank you all for coming out on a non-rainy summers day, and supporting me and my team while we take on the exciting endeavor.

I also want to quickly acknowledge in attendance:

Kim Krushell – our Ward 2 – 3 term councillor, who is retiring, but is too young to retire from everything.

Steve Kahn – MLA St. Albert – who is a long time friend, and a terrific guy

As you know, this is a team event and a lot …

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