Alberta Politics: Desperate measures for desperate times: Eighty years ago today, Bible Billy had a plan to pay …

PHOTOS: The Edmonton Bulletin reports the stunning result of the Aug. 22, 1935, Alberta general election. It’s striking to observe how well-written and informative the Bulletin’s coverage was, compared to the quality of the prose in the popular press 80 years later. Below: Social Credit premier William Aberhart, British economist John Maynard Keynes and Alberta ...

David Climenhaga's Alberta Diary: It’s not necessarily the European economy running out of runway, it’s neo-Cons like Stephen Harper

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper warns his countrymen about the fate awaiting Europe if it doesn’t crush unions and eliminate defined-benefit pension plans. Canadian Conservatives may not appear exactly as illustrated, but pretty close. Below: Francoise Hollande, John Maynard Keynes and Thomas Mulcair. With the anticipated triumph of France’s Socialists obviously weighing heavily on his ...

Alberta Diary: It’s not necessarily the European economy running out of runway, it’s neo-Cons like Stephen Harper

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper warns his countrymen about the fate awaiting Europe if it doesn’t crush unions and eliminate defined-benefit pension plans. Canadian Conservatives may not appear exactly as illustrated, but pretty close. Below: Francoise Hollande, John Maynard Keynes and Thomas Mulcair. With the anticipated triumph of France’s Socialists obviously weighing heavily on his ...