28 days. That’s how long the election campaign is in Alberta and we will go to the polls on April 16, 2019. Rachel Notley gave a speech in Calgary on Tuesday morning and Jason Kenney headed to Leduc to give his speech in the early afternoon. After scandalous […]
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Some days are busier than others. The rumour mill has been going for quite some time now about whether Brian Jean will be making a return to Alberta politics. Yesterday, Dave Cournoyer, of Daveberta, posted an article pondering if Jean was going to be running for the Alberta […]
The NDP has officially adopted the UCP’s approach to balancing the budget; painful cuts. Yesterday’s 3rd Quarter update by Finance Minister Joe Ceci was likely his last, but also the document upon which the NDP government (unless they extend the election to 2020, as I’ve suggested) will run its […]
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 […]
As Stephen Mandel awaits his day in court to appeal the five-year ban on running that was handed down from Elections Alberta, people are talking about the possibility of a loss because there’s no assurance he will win. The more partisan supporters of any Party seem to hope for […]
It was another Friday night news drop when Alberta Party Leader Stephen Mandel announced he and other candidates had been notified they would be ineligible to run for election in 2019. A press release stated Mandel and other candidates had “applied to the Court of Queen’s Bench to […]
Jason Kenney, long-term MP, Minister of Immigration, Employment and Defence, and the Prime Minister’s number two, may simply have been the unwilling victim of an accommodating staffer.
People often say, “don’t hate the player, hate the game”. As Albertans, we should already be painfully aware governance has consequences that extend well beyond the allotted playing time.