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 and former NDP communications director Brookes Merritt. At least two new lobbying firms now active in Alberta’s capital have introduced legislative newsletters ...

Alberta Diary: Newest Alberta poll shows overwhelming support for Premier Alison Redford

Premier Alison Redford with her winning PC machine. Below: Opposition Leader Danielle Smith with her less successful Wildrose machine. Below Ms. Smith: Alberta Scan publisher Paul McLoughlin and pollster Janet Brown. Not only are the Progressive Conservatives the most popular political party in Alberta, but Premier Alison Redford enjoys a commanding lead in public confidence ...