Alberta Diary: Maneuver to derail Alberta gay-straight alliance bill shows Prentice Tories will tolerate bullying for political gain

Laurie Blakeman, veteran Alberta Liberal MLA for Edmonton-Centre, flanked by a couple of her friends at the 2014 Edmonton Pride Parade. Below: Premier Jim Prentice and Education Minister Gordon Dirks. By choosing yesterday to put the right of citizens to use their religious beliefs as an excuse for bigotry on the same level as the ...

In This Corner: Election Day 1: The BS hits the fan

Ah, election time. The promises are flying, candidates come out of hiding, and the lowly, forgotten voter becomes the belle of the ball. The election is underway, so let the blogging begin! I Call Bullshit On That #1: Alison Redford came out swinging at the Wildrose, saying the party killed the Education Act. “We didn’t ...