It would appear that Albertans have finally made a decision about whether they want cuts to services or higher taxes in the pursuit of a balanced budget.
Thursday March 28, 2019 News The United Conservative Party issued a statement that the RCMP was investigating potential voter fraud in the 2017 leadership race. When asked whether the investigation involved him personally, Jason Kenney impatiently replied; “you’d have to ask the RCMP.” I’m most certain they will […]
Friday March 22, 2019 Interesting opinions: Danielle Smith tries straight talk: Albertans want the spending without the bill. While we have many choices in most ridings, she says the NDs are offering to spend like Lougheed, the UCP is willing to cut like Klein, and Albertans don’t want […]
Duane Bratt, a political science Professor and Chair in the Department of Economics, Justice, and Policy Studies at Mount Royal University, wrote a fantastic article about how political parties can, and do, capitalize on voter anger. In 2015, Alberta voters were angry. They saw the backroom politics, political […]
In the last week there has been a lot to talk about on the political front and very little of it provided optimism for Alberta. In BC, MLA Christy Clark, who approved the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion, lost her bid to form government and the NDP’s MLA John Horgan was named Premier designate on […]
In the past week some Alberta Liberal Party members were able to vote for their choice of Liberal Party leader. I say “some” because there were a number of disqualified voters. In the end, 77% of registered party members (Almost 1700) voted. It was probably a tough choice. […]
At 7:15 am on Wednesday morning, the 5th of April, I received a forwarded message inviting me to a get-together on the 6th at Aloft in Calgary where Kerry Cundal was going to make an announcement. For the past week and a half, the upcoming leadership race has […]