Alberta Diary: Important fake news: Canada, Alberta to erect huge ‘Mother Oil’ statue near Fort Mac?

Screenshot of the WTFAlberta.ca fake news site. Below: Publisher David Climenhaga in his misspent youth, when he still had hair. Painting by Ryn Climenhaga. Alberta Diary is pleased to announce a new website in the vast and growing Alberta Diary online publishing empire: WTFAlberta.ca. WTFAlberta.ca, which can also be found at WTFAlberta.com, appears to be ...

Alberta Diary: Ford Nation? No sign of it in rural Alberta, where an offensive politician is swiftly turfed!

The shadow of Mayor Rob Ford continues to loom over Toronto. Actual Canadian mayors may not appear exactly as illustrated. Below: Short-lived Battle River School Trustee Jim Andre and the real Rob Ford. Don’t doubt for an instant James Andre – the Tweeter and re-Tweeter of racist, sexist, homophobic and anti-Semitic Tweets from rural Alberta ...

Calgary Grit: Liberalberta

A green flag looks nice, but a white flag might have been more apt Via Daveberta, comes news that the Alberta Liberals will be rebranding themselves as Liberalberta. The change is expected to include a new website, logo, and party colours. The shift from red to green is no doubt an attempt to capitalize on ...

Calgary Grit: Calgary Centre By-Election

As David Wilks reminded us last week, Conservative backbenchers are “not going to make a difference”. So it’s not at all surprising that Lee Richardson has turned his back on Ottawa to take a job as Alison Redford’s principal secretary. This gives Stephen Harper six months to call a by-election in Calgary Centre, and one ...