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Meanwhile in Alberta

Post by JSMunn » Sat Nov 09, 2019 5:59 am

http://www.canadacricket.com/?p=13097

A petition on change.org.

Alberta's 4 votes in the elections are at stake here, which is why there's a vested interest in propping up the ACA on a quid pro pro basis rather than taking a sensible look at resolving this ridiculous situation where half of Albert'a cricketers are outside of the national body.

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Re: Meanwhile in Alberta

Post by ray » Sun Nov 10, 2019 1:49 pm

This is part of what continues to hold Canada back. Clinging to power is more important than reform. If bylaws were breached I hope the responsible provincial/federal authorities can untangle the mess.

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Re: Meanwhile in Alberta

Post by ray » Thu Mar 05, 2020 7:36 am

Further this update from the Alberta Cricket Council (ACC): http://www.canadacricket.com/?p=13223, it seems ACC is vying with Cricket Alberta (formerly Alberta Cricket Association) to be the provincial representative for Cricket Canada.

From their website CA claims to represent:
-Edmonton & District Cricket League
-something called "Cricket Calgary Community"
-a number of city-based cricket organizations (Grand Prairie, Fort McMurray, Airdrie, Medicine Hat, Lethbridge, Okotoks)

From their Facebook page ACC claims to represent:
-Calgary & District Cricket League
It is not clear whether other leagues have joined.

The result of the arbitration process could shift the balance of power among the provincial members for future Cricket Canada elections.

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Re: Meanwhile in Alberta

Post by ray » Sun Mar 15, 2020 5:41 pm

Allegations made by Alberta Cricket Council about the President of Alberta Cricket and subsequent inaction from Cricket Canada:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wa4d53netbk (28:40)

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Re: Meanwhile in Alberta

Post by ray » Fri May 22, 2020 5:18 pm

Alberta Cricket Council's side of the story recapped again and an update on the matter:
https://www.facebook.com/devesh.shankar ... 888033147/

The situation is of interest beyond Alberta because of the implications for the leadership of Cricket Canada. The provincial body, Alberta Cricket Association apparently continues to wield 4 votes despite losing two of its members.

https://www.facebook.com/albertacricket ... =3&theater
By now CC was required by the arbitrator to hire an independent investigator. The investigator will interview all the parties and deliver a report to the arbitrator.

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