Stop The Presses! Derek Fildebrandt’s Airbnb double-dip

Finance critic Derek Fildebrandt rents downtown digs on Airbnb while claiming housing allowance
– Emma Graney, Edmonton Journal, Aug. 9.

Derek Does Edmonton
— Frank, July 24.


  1. “In Fildebrandt’s riding, backers say ‘he’s being smart with the money'” says one example in the Calgary Herald street poll.

  2. “Thirty one MLAs claimed maximum accommodation allowance for Edmonton stays in 2016-17” Edmonton Journal Aug 12, 2017.

    So that’s alright then.

  3. The Fildebrandt that keeps on burning, or is it a gift that keeps on giving?

    “Alberta Party Leader Greg Clark wants embattled
    UCP MLA Derek Fildebrandt to explain nine instances
    where he appeared to expense restaurant meals on
    days he also claimed a daily meal allowance.” [ MORE }

    Alberta MLA Fildebrandt accused of double-dipping meal expenses
    By Michelle Bellefontaine, CBC News Posted: Aug 14, 2017 2:34 PM MT

  4. and giving and giving….
    ” On Tuesday (Aug 15, 2017) the CBC reported that Fildebrandt was charged by Edmonton police last year with leaving the scene of an accident and failing to notify the owner of the damaged vehicle.’

  5. Braid: ‘I’m a flawed man,’ says Fildebrandt as he abruptly quits
    by Don Braid, political columnist Calgary Herald
    Published on: August 15, 2017 | Last Updated: August 16, 2017 12:43 PM MDT

    …”Behind all this lurked a rumour, first advanced by the satirical magazine Frank, that some of Fildebrandt’s Airbnb renters staged a porn shoot in his apartment.”

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