daveberta.ca – Alberta Politics: PCs kick off leadership race 5 years after choosing Alison Redford

Alberta’s Progressive Conservatives officially kicked off their leadership race on October 1, 2016 at a party event in Lethbridge. The PC Party formed government in Alberta from 1971 until 2015, when it was reduced to third-place in the Legislative Assembly… Continue Reading →

Blunt Objects: MacKay’s Obviously Got Nothing to Hide

That’s why he’s threatening to sue any MPs that question his version of events surrounding the use of Armed Forces choppers to shuttle himself to events in his riding, versus the actual facts. That’s a nice lesson to teach kids, isn’t it? If you refuse even question my story, despite all evidence to prove it ...

Timmy Hudak Says That Liberal Dominated Toronto is “Not Healthy”! Also Doesn’t Seem To Acknowledge The NDP’s Existence

Oh dear! Poor Timmy never learned to be a good sport, did he? Poor young Miller, what a poor example she has for a parent!   Poor loser speeches from Cons is nothing new, but Timmy has gone beyond outrageous here: Tory Leader Tim Hudak says the Liberal minority government is too Toronto centric at ...

Is It Just Me…

Or does anyone else notice the timing of this story regarding former GG Adrienne Clarkson’s taxpayer paid secretarial help?  Not that I condone this kind of thing, but I have noticed the tea-party shriekers in full force on Twitter all looking for fainting couches on Twitter this morning after this story broke. However, I’m not ...

That’s It! I Never Want To Hear About Liberal ‘Entitlements’ Again!

Especially, not from Harpercons and their cheerleaders. Here’s more from the Harpercons entitled to their entitlements files. The majority of flights on the government-owned Challenger jets in the month of June were taken by defence officials who could have used commercial aircraft, according to documents obtained by CBC News. The six Challenger jets logged 165 hours ...

Peter MacKay’s expensive limo ride

Overheard on ride home, “Oooh Mr. MacKay. Coffee, tea or … me?” Vacations are nice for a Conservative. They’re especially nice when you can commandeer a search-and-rescue copter to take you home at the end of it in style. Impresses the ladies. Sometimes it’s good to be Defence Minister. Actually, it’s always good to be Defence Minister. ...

Natynczyk remains defiant. Blames MacKay

Doesn’t anybody apologize or own up anymore? What happened to honour, personal responsibility and respect for the Canadian people? (Emphasis mine.) As for the time he flew to the Caribbeanto join his family on vacation, the general said he received permission to do that from Defence Minister Peter MacKay. The flight occurred after the general had spent his second ...