Calgary Grit: The Red Wave

*Spoiler Alert* In a surprise twist, the Liberal Party isn’t dead after all. For a while, it seemed like PEI would be the last bastion of Liberalism in Canada. Nearly 10% of the Liberal Party’s parliamentary caucus hailed from the island, and with long-standing Liberal governments in Ontario, Quebec, and BC teetering on the brink ...

Politics and its Discontents: Delusional Or Just Cynical About The People He ‘Represents’? Updated

Take a look at this and decide what is going on in the mind of Trevor Zinck, the disgraced MLA from Nova Scotia who pleaded guilty to embezzling money from the public purse through fraudulent claims but somehow thinks he should retain his seat. Perhaps he has been looking to the Senate for his inspiration? ...

Calgary Grit: Provincial Unrest

Alison Redford’s approval ratings have fallen to “Stelmachian” levels Angus Reid has released their quarterly Premier approval ratings. As per usual, Brad Wall is more popular than God, and everyone else is a little more human: Wall (SK): 64% approve, 28% disapprove Alward (NB): 41% approve, 50% disapprove Selinger (MB): 38% approve, 49% disapprove Wynne ...

Calgary Grit: Provincial Matters

Charest stands a better chance running against this guy, than against Pauline Marois and Francois Legault Your Friday morning coast-to-coast link roundup: Atlantic Canada: CRA’s quarterly poll numbers have been released, showing the PCs up by 12 in New Brunswick and the NDP up by just 2 in Nova Scotia. The PEI headlines scream about “plunging” satisfaction ...