A Tale of Two Leaders, Brian Mason and Alison Redford: The best of exits, the worst of exits

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch

Four-year, 6.75% AUPE tentative agreement ends threat of open war between civil service union and Hancock Government

The threat of open warfare between Alberta’s government and its largest union over the contract for unionized civil servants ended yesterday, after the ruling Progressive Conservative dynasty, nervously

With friends like these… How much did gun lovers’ aid hurt Rob Anders’ candidacy?

How big a role did the guns ’n’ ammo crowd play in the defeat Calgary West MP Rob Anders by former Alberta PC cabinet minister Ron Liepert for

PS, Tories love you! Is Alison Redford leading predators away from her party? Or what?

VICTORIA, B.C. Truth be told, former premier Alison Redford is not the first Alberta cabinet member to just say to hell with it and take a few days off

Why underage drinking at 24 Sussex Drive is no joke for the Harper Government

VICTORIA, B.C. The National Post wants Canadians to smarten up and pay attention: Everybody drinks too much, OK? Even our reporters! So shut up about that 24 Sussex Drive

Thanks to Tom Lukaszuk’s memo, Albertans know it wasn’t just Alison Redford with the entitlement problem

VICTORIA, B.C. Albertans owe Thomas Lukaszuk a small gesture of thanks for illustrating it’s not just Alison Redford who had the problem with entitlement. Surely it’s a sense of entitlement

Waiting in ambush for PC leadership candidate Ken Hughes: the ghosts of health care disasters past and present

VICTORIA, B.C. Unless some brave outsider actually decides to enter the race for the leadership of the Alberta Progressive Conservative Party, it’s possible Ken Hughes could emerge as the

In one day, the ground shifts in Alberta politics in ways unexpected, sometimes uplifting, sometimes troubling

What a strange day it was yesterday, at times uplifting, at times profoundly depressing, and at times just disorienting. In the morning, Alberta And at the end of the

Wildrose tells Craig Chandler to get lost; Tories might be smart to do the same

GRANDE PRAIRIE If Alberta’s Progressive Conservative Party leaders were smart, they’d quickly find a way to send the same message to Craig B. Chandler he just got from Opposition

Redford-Hancock Government moves ahead with plan to gut public sector pensions

Alberta Finance Minister Doug Horner gave notice yesterday that the government is about to introduce bills allowing him to go ahead and gut the retirement security of provincial

The ‘Self Preservation Society’ wants Jim Prentice for ‘The Alberta Job’ – but can he forgo his ambition to be PM?

The question The question the lawyer, banking boss and sometime federal Conservative politician will actually ask himself will likely be a little more polished, and a little more

Advice to progressives: Don’t airbrush Jim Flaherty’s record out of sympathy for his family

Decent people naturally feel sympathy with the loved ones of any person taken unexpectedly from life, as just-retired federal Conservative Finance Minister Jim Flaherty was last week. We are