Privatization of Alberta’s air fleet will cost citizens more money and change nothing

Privatization of the Alberta government’s four-plane air fleet, announced this morning by unelected Premier Jim Prentice at his first official news conference, makes plenty of political sense, but

Strap on your seat belts? Jim Prentice’s cabinet is more like a drive down memory lane

Things were going to change in Alberta so much once his capable hands were on the steering wheel, Jim Prentice warned us, that we’d better make sure we’d

Outgoing Premier pro tempore Dave Hancock: 17 years of going along to get along

As I flew back into Alberta airspace the day before yesterday, it seemed as if tout le monde political Alberta was bidding the fondest of farewells to departing

Political business in great waters: When they that go down to the sea in ships are up to no good!

O Eternal Lord God, who alone rulest the raging of the sea; who has compassed the waters with bounds until day and night come to an end; be

Dispatches from your crazy Uncle Steve: It’s all the fault of the media elite!

VICTORIA, B.C. You may think the Harper Tories are getting ready to do battle with the Liberals under Justin Trudeau (whom former Conservative prime minister Brian Mulroney That’s the

Cabinet making in a shallow talent pool: what’s Alberta’s Jim Prentice going to do?

Never mind the transition team. What about the cabinet? It’s not just a question of who will be in Alberta Premier Select Jim Prentice’s minimalist new pre-general-election Progressive Conservative

How many PC memberships were given away? It’s time to get to know the known unknowns of the leadership campaign

VICTORIA, B.C. So, c’mon guys, how many of those 23,386 Progressive Conservative Party memberships were actually purchased by someone, and how many were given away? Will the PC Party under

Prentice in a walk – but the low voter turnout tells the real story about the fate of the Alberta Progressive Conservatives

VICTORIA, B.C. Well! That’s it then. Jim Prentice in a walk, the first time the Alberta Progressive Conservative Party has actually chosen the frontrunner in the past three leadership

That Portrait of a Certain Lady: a bargain for Albertans at $12,000? Or not?

VICTORIA, B.C. “Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing.” — Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray  While we all wait for tomorrow night to

The push-polls prove it again, Canadians hate unions … really, really, really they do! Happy Labour Day

VICTORIA, B.C. NOTE TO READERS: Since the Alberta chapter of the Merit Contractors Association, a group of non-union construction companies, seems to have recycled much of its past opinion