St. Albert Mayor Nolan Crouse says no to a run for the Alberta Liberal leadership

PHOTOS: St. Albert Mayor Nolan Crouse: He says he’s not a candidate for the leadership of the Alberta Liberals. Below: Departing Liberal Leader Raj Sherman and rumoured candidates

Here we go again: Jim Prentice’s ‘5% Solution’ is bad policy, but irresistible politics

PHOTOS: Déjà vu all over again – the Alberta Legislative Building back in the day. Below: Retired Judge John Major, Winston Churchill and the ever-quotable Yogi Berra. Alberta Premier

The dream of uniting Alberta’s left, revived in the wake of Raj Sherman’s resignation, remains unlikely

PHOTOS: Strange bedfellows? Some sort of accommodation between the Alberta NDP and the Alberta Liberals might be a good idea, but it’s not very likely to happen. Below:

Alberta Liberal Leader Raj Sherman quits, completing last-place trifecta of disastrous party leaders

PHOTOS: Departing Alberta Liberal Leader Raj Sherman rallying his troops on the steps of the Alberta Legislature back in 2011. A little creative cropping made the crowd look

Death of Wildrose founder and Alberta Report journalist-ideologue Link Byfield a major loss to social conservative right

PHOTOS: Wildrose Party co-founder and candidate Link Byfield at then-party-leader Danielle Smith’s side during the kick-off of the party’s 2012 Alberta election campaign. (Photo found on the Internet,

256 years of Rabbie Burns: if the authorities had any idea what he was talking about, they’d round up the Caledonian Society

PHOTOS: Robert Burns, looking almost impossibly poetic for a guy who admired the French Revolution and wanted to put the ruling classes to the sword. Below: A sporran,

Danielle Smith to former Wildrose supporters: I didn’t leave you, you left me!

Danielle Smith to Wildrose Party members: I didn’t leave you! It was you that left me! Ever since the former Opposition leader shocked Alberta and significant parts of the rest of

Danielle Smith to former Wildrose supporters: I didn’t leave you, you left me!

PHOTOS: Danielle Smith to Wildrose voters: I’m sorry, but it’s you’re fault. Now get over it! Below: Ms. Smith hopes, presumably, that the long screed she published on

End of an era in Alberta politics: Former health minister Fred Horne, last of the ‘4H Club,’ says he’s quitting too

PHOTOS: Premier Jim Prentice bowls a strike … as Fred Horne, last of the Alberta legislature’s fabled “4H Club,” goes flying along with Ken Hughes, Dave Hancock and

Another door slams in Rob Anders’ face – not even the Wildrose Party wants ‘Canada’s Worst MP’

PHOTOS: Rob Anders and his former mentor Stephen Harper, in cowboy drag. Below: Anders famously heckling a Democrat for a Republican candidate in the United States during his

How the mighty have fallen: former finance minister Doug Horner pulls the plug on provincial politics

Doug Horner, who was clearly the best qualified of the three frontrunners in the 2011 race for the leadership of the Alberta Progressive Conservative Party, pulled the plug on provincial

How the mighty have fallen: former finance minister Doug Horner pulls the plug on provincial politics

PHOTOS: Doug Horner in his heyday. Below: He contemplates his future in the wee hours of Oct. 3, 2011, as Alison Redford comes to terms at the same