David Climenhaga's Alberta Diary: Are candidates’ 19th Century views actually helping the Wildrose Party?

Wildrose candidate Ron Leech explains the Caucasian Advantage to a broadcaster. Nevertheless, Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith says he’s a fine man and won’t discipline him. Below: Kris Wells, the man behind today’s “Pray for Alberta” newspaper advertisements. “Social conscience” and human rights issues continue to dominate the final days of the 2012 Alberta election campaign ...

David Climenhaga's Alberta Diary: Albertans deserve a straight answer: Where does Danielle Smith stand on ‘conscience rights’?

Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith. (Photo by Dave Cournoyer.) Where does Danielle Smith stand on ‘conscience rights’? With Ms. Smith’s Wildrose Party quite possibly in a position to win a majority government on April 23, Albertans deserve an unequivocal answer to this question. Right now, they’re not getting it. Instead, Ms. Smith is playing cute, bobbing ...

Straight Outta Edmonton: Conscience Rights in a Free Society

The Wildrose’s stance on conscience rights has quickly become the wedge issue differentiating it from the Progressive Conservatives. “Populist” Danielle Smith’s unwillingness to clarify her personal views on the party’s stance, legitimate fears over which potential Wildrose MLAs will find themselves in cabinet if the party does form government and sagging poll numbers for the ...

Straight Outta Edmonton: Conscience Rights in a Free Society

The Wildrose’s stance on conscience rights has quickly become the wedge issue differentiating it from the Progressive Conservatives. “Populist” Danielle Smith’s unwillingness to clarify her personal views on the party’s stance, legitimate fears over which potential Wildrose MLAs will find themselves in cabinet if the party does form government and sagging poll numbers for the ...