Everyone has a motivation for doing anything; she is neither the first nor last. At the end of the day, political parties have a motivation as well. The government has a responsibility to work on its own priorities.
Prime Minister Trudeau is on the ropes and it’s unlikely his leadership can survive today’s bombshell testimony by former Auditor General and Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould. Even worse than having a leader that is unethical, is having one that is delusional. The first five minutes of Wilson-Raybould’s testimony […]
The NDP government needs to make rapid and meaningful changes to their approach to oil curtailment and managing the oil price differential, or they run the risk of doing further damage to our energy sector. I was part of the Alberta Party team that first called for curtailment […]
There’s clearly a sense of urgency to get an election out of the way prior to the Election Commissioner and the RCMP having the chance to pull these strings fully.
The UCP has been vociferously advocating for the Alberta NDP (or, the Rachel Notley Party, as they’re now known in Alberta) to drop the writ as soon as possible. Partly driven by the hubris of a self-ordained destiny/entitlement to lead, and partly driven by the knowledge that the […]
This time, it’s personal. In the grand scheme of things, I’m new here. I started following politics in 2015 and I wasn’t overly involved in political party processes. I was an outsider in 2017 and I made a volunteer cry at my second political convention because I didn’t […]
On Tuesday, Premier Notley announced the government of Alberta had signed contracts with both Canadian National Rail and Canadian Pacific Rail to lease over 4,000 rail cars over three years to carry bitumen to markets. The cost would be $3.7 billion with an estimated net profit of $2.2 […]
When Jason Kenney suggested young people and those with “modest human capital” should be paid less than others, it resonated with some. When he said that a 15 year old and a 25 year old single mother should not be paid the same, some people agreed. What others […]
Jason Kenney Pitches (W)age Discrimination to Encourage Businesses to Hire Less Qualified Workers #ableg #abpoli #satire
Prior to the minimum wage increase, businesses hired young people out of the goodness of their hearts. That changed last October when the minimum wage increased to the same amount previously reserved for highly educated and experienced employees and those who looked like they had bills to pay. […]