Billed as the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth, the Calgary Stampede is a must-stop destination for political leaders of all stripes and all levels of government. The event also provides a good historical marker of how quickly the political winds of change can… Continue Reading →
Is this what Alison Redford’s official portrait is going to look like? Below: Ms. Redford as she might have been seen by Pablo Picasso or Gustav Klimt. We can do better, people!
“Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing.” — Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian . . . → Read More: Alberta Diary: That Portrait of a Certain Lady: a bargain for Albertans at $12,000? Or not?
TweetCALGARY STAR-TRIBUNE In 1935, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers’ hit song “Cheek to Cheek” topped the music charts and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers became the first western Canadian team to win the Grey Cup. It was also the year that t… . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta politics: Social Credit celebrates 77 years in government.
Alberta's culture of negative attack ads began with this nasty Social Credit Party newspaper ad during the 1971 election.
Alberta’s political twitterati were atwitter yesterday after a Progressive Conservative radio advertisement was leaked to the Calgary Herald. The ad defend the new law passed by Premier Alison Redford‘s government that will lower a . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta politics blog: tory attack ad tame by all standards.