Alberta Diary: She’s no Charles Tupper: Alison Redford has been Alberta premier too long to be prime minister

A youngish Charles Tupper at his desk. “I knew Charles Tupper and Alison Redford is no Charles Tupper” – and a good thing for her, too! Below: Sir Charles as prime minister; Frank McKenna; Robert Stanfield in the photo that put paid to his political career. Alison Redford has been premier of Alberta too long ...

CalgaryGrit: The premier Premier

The Institute for Research on Public Policy ranks Peter Lougheed as Canada’s best Premier from the last 40 years. Rounding out the top 5: 1. Peter Lougheed2. William Davis3. Allan Blakeney4. Frank McKenna5. Robert Bourassa I ran a similar “best Premier” contest among blog readers back in 2007, March-Madness Style. Lougheed came out on top of that ...

Calgary Grit: The premier Premier

The Institute for Research on Public Policy ranks Peter Lougheed as Canada’s best Premier from the last 40 years. Rounding out the top 5: 1. Peter Lougheed 2. William Davis 3. Allan Blakeney 4. Frank McKenna 5. Robert Bourassa I ran a similar “best Premier” contest among blog readers back in 2007, March-Madness Style. Lougheed came out ...