Opponents beyond PC ranks start to take aim at Alberta Tory leadership candidate Jim Prentice

VICTORIA, B.C. Jim Prentice, you're in the crosshairs now (metaphorically speaking). And if you manage to win the leadership of the Alberta Progressive Conservative Party next Saturday – which everyone

The ‘research’ the Fraser Institute produces is junk – have a happy Labour Day!

While the conclusions of the Fraser Institute’s annual Labour Day attack on labour unions and the rights of working people to bargain collectively are predictably in tune with

Thomas Lukaszuk’s campaign jumps the shark! Did Alberta’s PC government just do the same thing?

Yesterday was the day we were all supposed to be in agog at how Alberta is awash in cash again – a long-predicted lottery win for which the

Unsolved mysteries: Never mind those roaming charges, who leaked that Tory party membership list in 2011?

Capt. Queeg of the USS Caine channels Alberta Tory Party leaders as he describes the search for the missing strawberries. Imagine what he would

PC leadership: Jim Prentice’s term limit fumble and Thomas Lukaszuk’s cellular bill are good news for Ric McIver

Looks like it’s time to start planning for a couple of years of a McIver Government. Leastways, the past couple of days have not earned any gold stars for

Why Edmonton Strathcona electors should vote NDP, as (not exactly) explained by Liberal MP Chrystia Freeland

Last Wednesday night, during an engaging talk at the University of Alberta Faculty Club, Chrystia Freeland pretty clearly laid out the arguments for why voters in Edmonton Strathcona

Just as things were looking up a bit for foundering PCs, Alison Redford showed up again

Just when things were starting to look a little better for Alberta’s Progressive Conservative government, Alison Redford blundered back onto the provincial scene like the monster from low-budget

Term limits on Alberta MLAs? ‘I think Jim Prentice is trying to lose… nothing else makes sense’

There was no orchestra at Tory leadership candidate Jim Prentice’s lunchtime speech in Edmonton yesterday. But if there had been, it would have been playing “Nearer My God

Albertans have a right to ask questions about the integrity and preservation of their government’s records

There’s a whiff of panic in the air nowadays in some of the most politicized corners of the Alberta government. But with the sense Alberta’s government very well could

Justin Trudeau in Edmonton: dismiss this guy as a flake or a lightweight at your peril

I’m pretty sure it was in the spring of 1968 that I heard Pierre Trudeau speak in Victoria’s Beacon Hill Park. I think it was March ’68, as

No, this is not the Fringe Festival! Premier’s line on airplanes and Sky Palace descends into the theatre of the absurd

Premier pro tempore Dave Hancock, not looking particularly rested despite just having returned from five weeks in sunny Italy, accompanied by a much more chipper Finance Minister Doug

A few harmless slaps were landed, but last night’s PC leadership debate in Edmonton was no donnybrook

If last night’s Alberta Progressive Conservative Leadership debate in a North Edmonton Ukrainian community hall shows anything, it’s that candidates Ric McIver and Thomas Lukaszuk were slightly better