A prophet laments the unwillingness of the people to heed warnings from on high. Alberta political bloggers may not appear exactly as illustrated. Below: Nominated federal Tory candidate “Hurricane Joan” Crockatt.
At the risk of going all Old Testament on readers, when Hurricane Isaac slammed into New Orleans last night, it could be . . . → Read More: Alberta Diary: Hurricane Isaac makes landfall in New Orleans; Hurricane Joan hits Calgary
TweetPolitical commentator Joan Crockatt was chosen as the Conservative Party candidate in the yet to be called by-election in the federal riding of Calgary-Centre. Ms. Crockatt bested five other candidates, including the heavily endorsed lawyer Greg McLean and former MLA Jon Lord. According to a report from the Calgary Herald, more than 900 party members . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta politics blog: conservatives choose joan crockatt. liberals still hoping for a star?
Candidates for the Conservative Party’s nomination in the Calgary Centre constituency prepare for next Saturday’s vote. Below: Candidates Greg McLean, Joan Crockatt and Jon Lord.
Oh what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to … get elected.
The contest to find a federal Conservative candidate to replace Calgary Centre MP . . . → Read More: Alberta Diary: Departed MP’s endorsement, big donations by candidate’s firm, complicate complicated Conservative nomination race
Candidate Rick Billington serenades well-heeled Conservative residents of the Calgary Centre federal riding during Stampede week back in July. Actual Alberta politicians may not appear exactly as illustrated. Below: Departed MP Lee Richardson and busy candidates Joan Crockatt and Jon Lord. I’d throw in a photo of the real Mr. Billington too, just . . . → Read More: Alberta Diary: Distilled democracy: Tory 2% to vote on Aug. 25 in Calgary Centre nomination race
TweetThe Calgary-Centre Conservative Party nomination contest took a turn for the strange over the past few weeks. Originally shaping up to be a three-candidate contest, Alderman John Mar and former Canadian Taxpayers’ Federation chairman Andy Crooks dropped out of the race earlier this summer, leaving political commentator Joan Crockatt as the lone survivor of the . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta politics blog: calgary-centre by-election nominations take a strange turn.
Members of the Calgary Centre Conservative Constituency Association puzzle over nomination papers presented by would-be candidates. Alberta political insiders may not be exactly as illustrated. Below: CPC Candidates Joan Crockatt, Joe Soares, Jon Lord and Richard Billington.
Wherever are the Conservative Party of Canada’s Calgary Centre candidates?
Or, more to the point, whoever . . . → Read More: Alberta Diary: Problems with their papers? No word yet on Conservative candidates for Calgary Centre