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daveberta.ca - Alberta politics: Welcome to Queen’s Park West.

TweetThe staff overhaul in Premier Alison Redford‘s Communications Office has resulted in two new hires. One was already working in Alberta’s Legislature and the other comes direct from Ontario’s provincial legislature. Already under the dome, Michael Norris left his job as Municipal Affairs Minister Doug Griffiths‘ press secretary to become the Premier’s Issues Manager. Mr. [...]

daveberta.ca - Alberta politics: a dash of transparency over here, a pinch less over there.

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 [...]

Trashy's World: Ontario PCs stabbing each other with glee…

When I was a municipal pol back in the day, I didn’t have a whole lot of use for MPP Eves, but he did watch out for his constituents – much like Norm Sterling did. So it is a shame that Hudak’s right-hand hick man sees it fit to slam one of their own… BTW [...] . . . → Read More: Trashy’s World: Ontario PCs stabbing each other with glee…

BigCityLib Strikes Back: The Friends Of Randy Hillier

Yesterday, Tory MPP for Lanarck Randy Hillier linked approvingly to a post by one Jeff Goodall in which the latter referred to ex Tory Premier Ernie Eves as a “Pink retread” out to sabotage the Ontario Conservatives.  Here are the titles from a fe… . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: The Friends Of Randy Hillier

BigCityLib Strikes Back: Pinko Retreads In The MSM

Last week, former Conservative premier Ernie Eves said the PC Party had become “the Tea Party version of Ontario politics,” prompting Tory Randy Hillier to call Eves “a pinko re-tread.”Meanwhile Randy has clarified that the man whose words he endorsed … . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: Pinko Retreads In The MSM

BigCityLib Strikes Back: Tory Turmoil: Ontario Tories Turn On Each Other

To be clear: Hillier didn’t write these words.  He seems to be endorsing them, however. . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: Tory Turmoil: Ontario Tories Turn On Each Other

BigCityLib Strikes Back: The Drip Drip Drip of Bad News

Another poll that shows Tim Hudak’s lead slipping: With Tory support at 35% to the Liberals’ 30%, the poll suggests Mr. Hudak would clinch a narrow victory to lead a minority government if Ontarians voted tomorrow.Steve V will surely come along … . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: The Drip Drip Drip of Bad News