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Calgary Grit: The Year in Photos

You know what they say: Dress for the job you want, not the job you have

Those left-wing media elites at the Toronto Sun have always had it in for Ford.

Tim Hortons provides the ultimate pick-me-up for a normally subdued Rob Ford

Harper deals with the . . . → Read More: Calgary Grit: The Year in Photos

The Canadian Progressive: West-East Tar Sands Pipeline: New Brunswick Premier David Alward Goes to Alberta

by Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive, Feb. 3, 2013: New Brunswick Premier David Alward really wants Alberta’s tar sands to flow to the world through his province. To accelerate Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s dream of converting Canada into a China-dominated petro-state, I should say. Alward is currently on a three-day visit to the heartland . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: West-East Tar Sands Pipeline: New Brunswick Premier David Alward Goes to Alberta

CuriosityCat: Oil Pipelines: BC’s Christy Clark misfires; what the Liberal Party of Canada should do

Congratulations to Premier Clark for doing two things at the same time: starting a meaningful dialogue about the environmental concerns behind the export of heavy oil from Canada, and staying true to her pattern of shooting herself in the foot at the same time. However, her opening gambit is one that the LPC (and . . . → Read More: CuriosityCat: Oil Pipelines: BC’s Christy Clark misfires; what the Liberal Party of Canada should do

A BCer in Toronto: Can Christy Clark learn any lessons from Allison Redford?

It’s a staple of punditry to take events in one region and try to connect them to another. And far be it from me to break with tradition. But I think the parallels between Alberta and British Columbia are interesting, and I think there are definitely lessons that Christy Clark and the . . . → Read More: A BCer in Toronto: Can Christy Clark learn any lessons from Allison Redford?