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Alberta Diary: This is the last post on Alberta Diary, sort of: Welcome to AlbertaPolitics.ca

Your blogger with Alberta Premier Jim Prentice. Your blogger with another Alberta premier, whose name escapes him at the moment, and with a former Alberta opposition leader.

Maybe it’s evidence of the “seven year itch”? Leastways, it was seven years ago on Dec. 31, 2007, that I started this blog, promising . . . → Read More: Alberta Diary: This is the last post on Alberta Diary, sort of: Welcome to AlbertaPolitics.ca

Alberta Diary: Alberta Diary is closed, but, like Gen. MacArthur, we (I) shall return…

Yeah, we’re closed, but we don’t plan to be closed for long. Below: Gen. Douglas MacArthur. Below him: Alberta Diary’s crack research staff scouring the Internets, looking for blog ideas and royalty-free illustrations to go with them. This may come as a surprise to readers, but actual Alberta Diary researchers may not appear . . . → Read More: Alberta Diary: Alberta Diary is closed, but, like Gen. MacArthur, we (I) shall return…

Alberta Diary: Author’s Note: Changes are coming to Alberta Diary, soon to be AlbertaPolitics.ca

Write hard. Live a long time. (Edited version.) Tattoo by Jason Edward Morgan, Bastrop, Texas.

Round about the end of summer – Labour Day or thereabouts if God’s willin’ and the crick don’t rise – there are some significant changes coming to Alberta Diary.

The biggest will be a change in the name . . . → Read More: Alberta Diary: Author’s Note: Changes are coming to Alberta Diary, soon to be AlbertaPolitics.ca

daveberta.ca - Alberta politics: Tory culture of entitlement a big problem for Jim Prentice

TweetWhoever leads Alberta’s long-governing Progressive Conservatives into the next election (probably Jim Prentice) will have some serious challenges to deal with. After more than forty years in office, Alberta’s natural governing party has become accustomed to getting its way, regardless of who stands in their way. Perhaps realizing how much damage this has caused his . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta politics: Tory culture of entitlement a big problem for Jim Prentice

Alberta Diary: Finance Minister Doug Horner meekly throws his support to heir apparent Jim Prentice

Alberta Progressive Conservative Party activists surround leadership candidate Jim Prentice at a recent $500-a-plate fund-raising dinner in Edmonton. Finance Minister Doug Horner is visible immediately to Mr. Prentice’s right. The painting in the background illustrates Peter Lougheed Provincial Park. Actual Progressive Conservative Party members may not appear exactly as illustrated. Below: The actual . . . → Read More: Alberta Diary: Finance Minister Doug Horner meekly throws his support to heir apparent Jim Prentice

Alberta Diary: Important fake news: Canada, Alberta to erect huge ‘Mother Oil’ statue near Fort Mac?

Screenshot of the WTFAlberta.ca fake news site. Below: Publisher David Climenhaga in his misspent youth, when he still had hair. Painting by Ryn Climenhaga.

Alberta Diary is pleased to announce a new website in the vast and growing Alberta Diary online publishing empire: WTFAlberta.ca.

WTFAlberta.ca, which can also . . . → Read More: Alberta Diary: Important fake news: Canada, Alberta to erect huge ‘Mother Oil’ statue near Fort Mac?

Cowichan Conversations: Canadian Taxpayer Federation Exposed! In running for ‘Turfy Award’

 

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger

You have to hand it to the ‘Right Wing Nuts.’ when. The smallest gaggle of true believers seem able to attracting funding and dispense their gospel broadly throughout the MSM without a murmur of questioning, measuring or guaging its’ accuracy or value.

In Canada we are home to a number . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Canadian Taxpayer Federation Exposed! In running for ‘Turfy Award’

Alberta Diary: More files from the You-Heard-It-Here Dep’t

Jeffrey Simpson of Canada’s National Website ponders the topic of another column. High-profile national prognosticators may not appear exactly as illustrated. More files from the Déjà-Vu-All-Over-Again Dep’t at Canada’s National Website and the You-Heard-It-Here Dep’t at Alberta Diary : “Are storm clouds forming in Alberta Premier Alison Redford’s sunny skies?” “… Ms. Redford’s problem in … . . . → Read More: Alberta Diary: More files from the You-Heard-It-Here Dep’t

Alberta Diary: Files from the You-Heard-It-Here Department

Jeffrey Simpson of the Globe and Mail tries to remember when he first thought that thought. High-profile national prognosticators may not appear exactly as illustrated.

“It’s semi-official: The Enbridge Northern Gateway project is kaput!”

– David J. Climenhaga, Alberta Diary, July 19, 2012

“You heard it here: Northern Gateway’s dead”

– Jeffery Simpson, . . . → Read More: Alberta Diary: Files from the You-Heard-It-Here Department

Cowichan Conversations: Something Is Fishy With The CFIA and XL’s Meat Facility

Richard ‘Hub’ Hughes

PM Steve Harper’s hands off self regulatory model is I expect at the root of the problems at XL’s Brooks, Alberta Facility. Throughout Canada, the fashionable with the right wing regulation and self inspection experiments have proven to be a dangerous diversion with deadly serious consequences.

How is it that . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Something Is Fishy With The CFIA and XL’s Meat Facility

David Climenhaga's Alberta Diary: Turn and face the change – Alberta Diary will soon have a new look

Coming soon to a political website near you: Alberta Diary’s new look. Below: Author David Climenhaga. (Alberta bloggers may not be exactly as illustrated … any more.)

Alberta Diary started out as a personal project mainly about the city of St. Albert, Alberta, where I reside.

Somewhere along the way – first in reality . . . → Read More: David Climenhaga’s Alberta Diary: Turn and face the change – Alberta Diary will soon have a new look

Alberta Diary: Turn and face the change – Alberta Diary will soon have a new look

Coming soon to a political website near you: Alberta Diary’s new look. Below: Author David Climenhaga. (Alberta bloggers may not be exactly as illustrated … any more.)

Alberta Diary started out as a personal project mainly about the city of St. Albert, Alberta, where I reside.

Somewhere along the way – first in reality . . . → Read More: Alberta Diary: Turn and face the change – Alberta Diary will soon have a new look