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daveberta.ca - Alberta politics blog: liberal party of canada convention 2012 – renewal past the tipping point.

Zack Siezmagraff

Guest Post by Zack Siezmagraff

I am confident that the LPC convention this past weekend, which I attended as a delegate and past candidate for AB-Yellowhead , is an event that I will look back at in 50 years and tell people, “I was there”.

For those of you who pithily . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta politics blog: liberal party of canada convention 2012 – renewal past the tipping point.

Accidental Deliberations: Monday Morning Links

Miscellaneous material for your Boxing Day reading – with plenty of interesting news below the headlines.

– Naturally the Globe and Mail’s headline focuses on a modest dip (to a 14-point lead) in Quebec rather than the NDP’s strong national performance. But the more noteworthy development in the latest Nanos polling looks to be the . . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: Monday Morning Links

CalgaryGrit: Taste of Victory on the Danforth

There’s a lot of talk today about the eventual by election for Jack Layton’s Toronto-Danforth seat. Many Liberals are salivating at the prospect of a victory there which would pull them within a mere 67 seats of official opposition status: Liberals … . . . → Read More: CalgaryGrit: Taste of Victory on the Danforth

Blunt Objects: Alf Apps – Not Such A Bad Guy

At the very least, he’s got the right priorities in mind as continuing President: Mr. Apps proposed what he called a long-term project for the federal Liberals: to create an economic bill of rights that would entrench the right to a living wage, cle… . . . → Read More: Blunt Objects: Alf Apps – Not Such A Bad Guy

Accidental Deliberations: On destructive suggestions

Lest there be any doubt, one of the most important ways an opposition party can have influence in a majority Parliament is by choosing issues to highlight, thereby creating a perceived safe space for the governing party to act if it so chooses.Which is… . . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: On destructive suggestions

CalgaryGrit: Report to the LPC Membership…

…by ALF APPS. As posted on Facebook earlier today:REPORT TO THE MEMBERSHIPfrom the NATIONAL PRESIDENT of the LIBERAL PARTY OF CANADAJune 3, 2011FELLOW LIBERALS:I AM PLEASED TO REPORT TO YOU ON THE RECENT ACTIVITIES OF YOUR NATIONAL BOARD AT THIS EXTR… . . . → Read More: CalgaryGrit: Report to the LPC Membership…

A BCer in Toronto: On Alf, consultations and constitutional straitjackets

Tuesday evening I attended a pretty successful social event and informal renewal brainstorming session in Toronto with over 100 Liberal Party members … and guess who came to dinner?The Edward Blake Society is an informal group of Toronto area young p… . . . → Read More: A BCer in Toronto: On Alf, consultations and constitutional straitjackets

A Blog By James Curran: Hey, Alf Apps, Here’s Another Letter Calling for Your Resignation

The delusional Apps maintains only 8 or 10 people have called for his resignation. Well, I know different. So does he. But the truth never really mattered to Alf Apps. Here’s one from The Sun todayDunn: Apps dooms Grits The inside story of the destruct… . . . → Read More: A Blog By James Curran: Hey, Alf Apps, Here’s Another Letter Calling for Your Resignation