While Kenney may have seen that solely as a threat to the federal government, Teck couldn’t have relished the possibility of becoming the poster company for breaking up Canada.
If watching communities continue to shrink, facing increased tax bills and having less medical services available won’t change the vote of a rural Albertan, what will?
Suncor CEO Mark Little’s vision seems to be in line with what people are saying, at least in Alberta.
Ideological purity is noble, in theory, but it doesn’t win elections.
Only a week after sources said Stephen Harper would oppose Charest’s run, the former federal Progressive Conservative MP, and Liberal Premier of Quebec has issued a public statement. Charest wrote that many had made “insistent calls” on him to put his name forward, and he spent time thinking […]
Deirdre Mitchell-MacLean Kenney’s approval rating went from top three to bottom three in less than a year. The Edmonton Journal commissioned a poll of Premier approval ratings and the results show Alberta’s Premier has moved from among the top three earlier this year to leading the bottom three […]
Deirdre Mitchell-MacLean It’s politically advantageous to set the narrative but the reality is not so forgiving. After Moody’s Investor Services downgraded Alberta’s credit rating for the seventh time in five years, and this recent downgrade under a Conservative government no less, Premier Jason Kenney came out swinging. “The […]
Deirdre Mitchell-MacLean My confirmation bias senses are tingling. In a recent interview with CBC, Stephen Harper’s former campaign director Jenni Byrne spoke about the growing opposition within the Conservative Party of Canada to Andrew Scheer remaining Leader of the Official Opposition. Of course, the push to replace Scheer […]
When the Kenney government dropped Bill 22 on the table last week, some were surprised they decided to relieve the Election Commissioner who has dogged the Party over their fraud scandals. Others were only surprised the government waited so long. Bill 22 effectively fires the Elections Commissioner, Lorne […]