The Senatorial Selection Act, the law that governs Alberta’s unique Senate nominee elections, expires on Dec. 31, 2016. The longstanding policy of the Alberta New Democratic Party which supports the abolition of the Canadian Senate likely … . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta Politics: 2016 will mark the end of Senate Elections in Alberta
TweetSurrounded by dozens of Tory MLAs at a late-afternoon press conference, Premier Alison Redford announced plans to make the expense claims of all cabinet ministers, MLAs, and government officials publicly available on the internet. After a summer of scandals and embarrassing revelations, ranging from the overflowing expense accounts of former regional health authority executive Allaudin . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta politics: a dash of transparency over here, a pinch less over there.
Ian Urquhart for Senate
Bringing some political diversity to the race, University of Alberta Political Science Professor Ian Urquhart has announced that he will run as an Independent candidate in the upcoming Senator-in-Waiting election.
Active with the Alberta Wilderness Association, Dr. Urquhart is the first openly centre-left candidate to join the contest. His . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta politics blog: alberta election 2012: ian urquhart for senate.