Alberta Diary: Don’t go cryptic on me, man! Marking 100 years of crosswords with seven letters across

Dave’s Alberta Politics Puzzler: try to solve it if you dare! Click on the image for a larger copy. Below: Crossword inventor Arthur Wynne, MP Brian Jean. Today is the 100th anniversary of the invention of the crossword puzzle. That may explain why Brian Jean, the Conservative MP for Fort McMurray-Athabasca, recently sat down, penned ...

The Canadian Progressive: Hunger striker Chief Spence urges supporters to maintain pressure on Stephen Harper

In the press release below, issued on Friday, December 28, hunger striker Chief Theresa Spence invites MPs and Senators to visit her at her teepee on Victoria Island, a short walking distance from Parliament Hill, on Sunday, December 30th, 2012. Chief Spence, who is now on Day 19 of her hunger strike, also urges supporters ...

calgaryliberal.com: Liberals still in hairs breadth from Tories in Calgary-Centre — MoE has them in statistical heat

New Globe and Mail Poll Liberal Harvey Locke is within the margin of error of Tory Joan Crockatt. It’s close. Just as close as last week’s poll. Harvey Locke, who has been consistently talking about having progressive values — of being fiscally prudent, socially progressive, and environmentally sound at home and abroad — has doubled ...

calgaryliberal.com: No Debate: How the Conservatives Will Campaign in Calgary-Centre… and how to fight back!

It’s about absolute radio silence. The Conservative candidate will not speak to the public without speaking points… if she even does try to speak to the public. There will be no debate or town hall. It’s all about a level of radio silence. And let me tell you why. Because the conservative candidate isn’t interested in ...

CalgaryLiberal: The Problem with #DenounceHarper: It’s about getting even

There are some major problems with the #DenounceHarper hashtag on twitter. It has been trending on twitter for the last day or so and, for all intents and purposes, it has been quite a silly affair. First of all, there have been complaints surrounding Mr. Harper’s Conservatives only winning 39% of the vote and landing ...

Environmental Law Alert Blog: Six Questions for your MP about Bill C-38

Wednesday, June 27, 2012 With Bill C-38 before the Senate, Members of Parliament (MPs) have gone home from Ottawa.  There they will doubtless receive a warm welcome from their constituents, as well as questions about the Budget and why attacks to Canada's environment and the laws that support it were buried in the Bill.  We've ...