Here, on how the rise of Rachel Notley’s NDP serves largely to bring Alberta’s political system into step with those of its regional neighbours.
For further reading…– Murray Mandryk had previously pointed out why we should be cautious about reading too much into the Alberta results. But the most important distinction looks to be that . . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: New column day
You may not have caught this from CalgaryGrit, aka Dan Arnold, so I’ll post a link to it and briefly mention that he is taking a hiatus from regular blogging which he has done for the past 10 years because of job commitments with the Liberal Party that makes it rather awkward for him to . . . → Read More: Scott’s DiaTribes: The end (or pause) of a blogging giant
Dan Arnold (Calgary Grit) says the most important thing about the Ontario Premier`s number (36% approval) is:
3. A lot of Ontarians still haven’t made up their minds about Kathleen Wynne.
But I think the real story is its noticeably better than the previous Ontario Premier’s number (32%). And since the budget will almost certainly pass, our . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: The New Angus Reid Premier Numbers
Assorted content to end your week.
– Julian Beltrame reports on the Cons’ concerted efforts to add to corporate bottom lines by attacking working Canadians: One of the measures is so sneaky, says NDP MP Pat Martin, nobody seemed to notice the line buried deep in the 452-page Bill C-38 that simply states, “The Fair . . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: Friday Morning Links
This and that for your Thursday reading.
– In the last couple of days’ worth of developments on Robocon, the Cons defaulted to their standard setting of admitting nothing and misleading about everything – though it’s hard to see that strategy working out well given the amount of information that’s already coming to light. Dan . . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: Thursday Evening Links