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Alberta Politics: Shakeup? Lobby firms launch new publications to compete in a previously comfortable niche under the dome

PHOTOS: Glimpses of two lobby firms’ new publications about Alberta’s government. Below: Lobbyist, lawyer and former Wildrose MLA Shayne Saskiw, journalist Samantha Power, lobbyist and former Stelmach political advisor Elan MacDonald, and lobbyist … . . . → Read More: Alberta Politics: Shakeup? Lobby firms launch new publications to compete in a previously comfortable niche under the dome

Alberta Diary: This is the last post on Alberta Diary, sort of: Welcome to AlbertaPolitics.ca

Your blogger with Alberta Premier Jim Prentice. Your blogger with another Alberta premier, whose name escapes him at the moment, and with a former Alberta opposition leader.

Maybe it’s evidence of the “seven year itch”? Leastways, it was seven years ago on Dec. 31, 2007, that I started this blog, promising . . . → Read More: Alberta Diary: This is the last post on Alberta Diary, sort of: Welcome to AlbertaPolitics.ca

Alberta Diary: Author’s Note: Changes are coming to Alberta Diary, soon to be AlbertaPolitics.ca

Write hard. Live a long time. (Edited version.) Tattoo by Jason Edward Morgan, Bastrop, Texas.

Round about the end of summer – Labour Day or thereabouts if God’s willin’ and the crick don’t rise – there are some significant changes coming to Alberta Diary.

The biggest will be a change in the name . . . → Read More: Alberta Diary: Author’s Note: Changes are coming to Alberta Diary, soon to be AlbertaPolitics.ca

Alberta Diary: Adieu to Mark Lisac, hello to Ric Dolphin – not exactly the same kettle of fish!

The estimable Mark Lisac, at left, interviews Ted Morton, the worst premier Alberta never had, back in 2011. Below: Insight Into Government Publisher Ric Dolphin, photo grabbed from his Twitter account.

Mark Lisac’s Insight Into Government newsletter was always worth reading.

This retro-style, subscription-only publication – which was emphatically not available online – . . . → Read More: Alberta Diary: Adieu to Mark Lisac, hello to Ric Dolphin – not exactly the same kettle of fish!

Alberta Diary: The Progressive Conservatives and Alberta’s government: one entity, indivisible, under God?

Participants in today’s Alberta Economic Summit solemnly await Premier Alison Redford’s arrival at Calgary’s Mount Royal University. Many are called but few are chosen, and they may not appear exactly as illustrated. Below: Stefan Baranski, Charles Rusnell and Stephen Carter.

As befits an almost exclusively political event, criticism of today’s Alberta economic summit . . . → Read More: Alberta Diary: The Progressive Conservatives and Alberta’s government: one entity, indivisible, under God?

daveberta.ca - Alberta politics blog: tgif! alberta election candidate update – march 2012 (part 2).

I have updated the list of Alberta election candidates to include some of the following individuals:

Farouk Adatia and Premier Alison Redford

Calgary-Shaw: Following a surprising announcement by three-term PC MLA Cindy Ady that she would not seek re-election, lawyer Farouk Adatia has been appointed to replace her at the Progressive Conservative candidate. Mr. . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta politics blog: tgif! alberta election candidate update – march 2012 (part 2).