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Don’t blame loudmouth extremist Craig Chandler for PC Leader Ric McIver’s troubles – they’re all his own: PHOTOS: Tory Dream Team, 2014 edition. From left to right, Jim Prentice, Ric McIver and Thomas Lukaszuk. You’ve got to admit, from the perspective of 2016, Mr. Lukaszuk is lookin’ pretty good, and not just because of the orange tie! Below: Extreme social conservative Craig Chandler, Mr. Chandler’...
Where’s the beef? Alberta’s cattle industry is only getting what it ordered from Earls: PHOTOS: Where’s the beef? Not in Alberta, if this province’s beef industry can do anything about it. One thing this story has nothing to do with is small-time ranchers like the guy on the steer or independent restaurants like the one run by the mom and pop below. The former picture belongs to the...
Insightful Parkland Institute study of how media covers workplace injuries helps put yesterday’s tragedy in perspective: PHOTO: An Alberta Occupational Health and Safety officer on the job. (Government of Alberta illustration.) Below: Athabasca University labour relations professors Bob Barnetson and Jason Foster, authors of a new study on how media coverage distorts our understanding of workplace injuries in Alber...
Alberta PCs to debate leadership changes, including delegated conventions: Activists from Alberta’s Progressive Conservative Party will be electing executive officers and debating amendments to their organization’s constituency at an annual general meeting on May 7, 2016 in Red Deer. After 44 years as government, the PC Party was defeated in... Continue Reading →
Five CEOs hold a press conference in a penthouse boardroom: It was a case of political friendly fire. With only days left before Election Day, the anti-NDP fear campaign was in full-gear but this shot might have been the final nail in the coffin for Alberta’s 44-year old Progressive Conservative... Continue Reading →
The election rally that convinced me Notley’s momentum was real: “I think the PC Party needs a break from government and Albertans need a break from the PC Party,” New Democratic Party leader Rachel Notley told a massive crowd of more than 2,000 supporters at a May 3, 2015 rally... Continue Reading →
Timeline: Looking back on the first year of Alberta's NDP government: A look back on Alberta’s first year with an NDP government: rookie MLAs, tough financial decisions (in a tougher economic climate) and one backward cowboy hat.  May 5: Alberta elects its first NDP majority government, and Rachel Notley takes power. PC leader Jim Prentice resigns. The next day, oi...
New push to mix affordable housing, seniors and new schools in Edmonton: Imagine a new school that converts into seniors housing as the neighbourhood matures. That’s one design in front of Alberta Education as cities, school boards and developers await legislative changes this spring. They could dramatically change the way schools are seen and built in new neighbourho...
Paula Simons: Costly changes to Alberta's bail system may be worth the price: When police are asked to function as prosecutors, it blurs the line between two very distinct roles in our criminal justice system.
Why I’m Supporting Don Iveson: In tomorrow’s civic election, Don Iveson is my pick for Mayor. First, a disclosure and a couple of comments: Don and his wife Sarah are friends, and I am a part of Don’s campaign team. It’s worth reiterating that this is purely a personal opinion, not an endorsement on behalf of any organization...
Arenas and Civic Myopia: This afternoon, Edmonton City Council will consider the Master Agreement for the proposed downtown arena. It will almost certainly pass, with some contingency to cover the missing $100 million if provincial funds don’t materialize. The purpose of this post isn’t to rehash the debate. The argumen...

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