The past few months have been a sobering reminder that it foolish to underestimate the staying power of Alberta’s 43-year long governing Progressive Conservatives. A year ago the scandal ridden PC Government appeared to be on the verge of collapse. And now,… Continue Reading →
Finance Minister Ron Liepert, centre, lets a couple of oil drilling contractors know what he thinks of their political judgment. Alberta politicians may not be exactly as illustrated and may not always come in threes. Below: Gary Mar, Doug Griffiths and Alison Redford; Don Herring of the CAODC.
So far in her short career as . . . → Read More: David Climenhaga’s Alberta Diary: Will any of this stuff ever stick to Alberta’s Teflon-coated premier?
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.
Alberta's politicians are preparing for the next election.
Less than 48 hours after the Progressive Conservatives filled their slate of 87 candidates, three-term Calgary-Shaw MLA Cindy Ady announced on her website that she will not be seeking re-election. Ms. Ady served as Tourism minister from 2008 until 2011. Here is the message she . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta politics blog: cindy ady not seeking re-election, hector goudreau demoted, and raj sherman tweets about university intimidation.