David Climenhaga's Alberta Diary: Alberta MLAs get down to work – sort of – later today

Bill 1? It’s a secret! Alberta MLAs may not be exactly as illustrated. It’s great work if you can find it! The first session of the 28th Legislature of Alberta opens later today and will sit for … hold onto your hats, people … all of six days. In their defence, sort of, that’s about ...

David Climenhaga's Alberta Diary: Jack Major’s wise counsel too sensible to be adopted in neo-conned Alberta

Premier Alison Redford contemplates Justice Jack Major’s recommendations on MLA compensation. Actual Alberta politicians may not be exactly as illustrated. Below: Justice Jack Major. Former Supreme Court Justice Jack Major’s long-awaited report on Alberta MLA compensation doesn’t stand much chance of doing anything more than serving as a 327-page doorstop in some dusty Legislature office, ...