There is no reason for America to support the expansion of Canada’s pipeline access beyond Line 3 at this time.
I’ve yet to see any evidence that roleplaying a public health official or data scientist has any positive impacts on the outcome of our pandemic response; But as the premier continues to demonstrate, his need to put politics first always trumps rationalism.
Deirdre Mitchell-MacLean Alberta Premier Jason Kenney keeps saying his government did not cut education funding. Yet the following school boards have very publicly announced they will be receiving less money for the 2019-20 school year: Calgary Board of Education: $32 million less Calgary Catholic: $17 million less Edmonton […]
Deirdre Mitchell-MacLean Political capital is the leeway Parties or Party leaders get from voters when they do something their supporters might not agree with. If they’ve done a good job, overall, voters forgive some transgressions. Federally, we saw it when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau bought a pipeline. It […]
“Budgets are political documents.” ~ Trevor Tombe It’s probably one of the most fluffed-up accounting documents we ever get to see. In between the spattering of charts and graphs there are affirmations of priorities, justifications for spending or cuts, and reiterations of promises past or commitments to come. […]
The Alberta government has introduced a number of ways to ignore its citizens; from inserting earplugs during debates to drawing the shades in their offices when protesters descend on the Legislature grounds. In their own minds, they’re both figuratively and literally blocking out Albertans they don’t want to […]
Canada has a strong, independent judiciary that is the model for many democracies around the world.
Did You Hear About the One Where Jeff Callaway Entered the UCP Leadership Race Solely to Sink Brian Jean?
Earlier today a video was being passed around from YouTube. It had no picture but purported to be Wendy Adam speaking with someone from the Highwood area about Jeff Callaway’s leadership bid for the United Conservative Party. I listened to it right before dinner and then went back […]
I didn’t hear about Energy Relaunch until a few days before the event. The guest list was a who’s who of Conservatives from yesteryear and, they hope, tomorrow. Headlining the event was Conservative leader of Alberta’s Official Opposition Jason Kenney, Conservative leader of Canada’s Official Opposition, Andrew Scheer, […]