Alberta Diary: Tory resistance to Wildrose interlopers? Don’t believe it! Here’s why Danielle Smith will soon get her cabinet post

Preston Manning joins the sales team for the new, new, newly united Wildrosey Progressive Conservative Party of Alberta. Actual beloved godfathers of the conservative movement may not appear exactly as illustrated. Below: The real Mr. Manning smiling benevolently, Alberta Premier Jim Prentice in a Joe-Clark-like moment, former Wildrose Party leader Danielle Smith when she was ...

Cowichan Conversations: Oil, China and Why David Emerson Wants Alberta to Start Paying Taxes

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger   Here is a thorough analysis and update on the many complexities swirling around energy issues in Canada today. It was written by Kevin Logan and was featured in the Common Sense Canadian. Alberta Premier Alison Redford recently took the unprecedented step of holding a “State of the Province” Address. This hauntingly ...

David Climenhaga's Alberta Diary: Alberta needs a real progressive opposition, not a fake progressive conservative one

“Hi there, I’m progressive and she’s conservative…” Some Alberta political parties may be about as different as shown … and as creepy! Below: Pastor Hunsperger, Perfesser Morton and Rev. Trudeau. I know which one has my vote! Astonished to find itself with its back against a Wildrose wall, rejected by its traditional supporters, Alberta’s so-called ...