The Amazing Race, Alberta Political Edition: can the Tories find their missing mojo?

Premier Jim Prentice called a news conference yesterday morning in Calgary and announced, as widely expected, that he and his two likewise-unelected cabinet ministers will run in by-elections

Time for Tories to place a bet: Jim Prentice reaches a crucial moment in a high-stakes game

As Kenny Rogers famously sang, “You gotta to know when to hold ’em, know when to fold ’em, know when to walk away, know when to run…” Sometime today,

The best candidates aren’t necessarily the best candidates in important Edmonton-Whitemud by-election

In the race to knock off an unelected health minister whose main qualification is that he’s a former elected mayor, it’s a commentary on the state of Alberta

Alberta Premier Jim Prentice repudiates controversial Redford Era triple-entry financial bookkeeping scheme

Well, nuts to you, Doug Horner! Alberta Premier Jim Prentice continued his (almost) clean sweep of Redford Era Progressive Conservative Government policies yesterday, whisking away the former party leadership’s

Brian Gallant has a thin resume? Stephen Harper hasn’t held a real job since he quit the mailroom in ’79 or whenever!

As the present now will later be past The order is rapidly fadin' And the first one now will later be last For the times they are a-changin' … — Bob Dylan

Calgary’s new ‘Band-Aid’ schools: just the thing for a government suffering the death of a thousand cuts

So we can probably all see how this one is going to roll out: Premier Jim Prentice announced four new “starter” public schools in under-served Calgary suburbs today.

Be careful what you ask for! Jim Prentice walks away with the Wildrose political play book

As the expression goes: be careful what you ask for! You might just get it. There is irony – perhaps even bitter irony – in what newly minted Alberta

Rob Anders, Canada’s Worst MP, has been handed his great big hat a second time

Leaving so soon, Mr. Anders? Here’s your hat. Long before Canadians had the Ford Brothers to humiliate them around the globe, there was Rob Anders, the hardy perennial of

Alberta Premier Jim Prentice plucks the low-hanging fruit – now for the hard stuff…

It’s one thing to let a couple of pieces of ill-considered and unpopular legislation die on the order paper. Alberta Premier Jim Prentice did that yesterday with Bills 9

Ex-leadership candidate Thomas Lukaszuk vows to pen tell-all book on Alison Redford’s rule

I’ve gotta say, I’m really looking forward to my free copy of Thomas Lukaszuk’s tell-all book about how he tried to save the Redford Government but the premier

Dear Scotland: Do whatever you think is best … but remember, the Globe and Mail never has your interests at heart

The Scotch, as we used to say when I was growing up in B.C., pretty much built Western Canada, leastways the European superstructure of buildings, roads and railways

Unelected and unknown education minister looms as first major blunder of Jim Prentice’s New Tory Government

The appointment of Gordon Dirks as unelected minister of education by Premier Jim Prentice on his first day in office has the potential to become the first serious