What’s the hurry? Jim Prentice push for early vote feels manipulative, bad for Alberta

Does anybody seriously think Alberta needs another election right now? Yeah, I know, Premier Jim Prentice and his Progressive Conservative legislative caucus want one. But do we need one, right at this

What’s the hurry? Jim Prentice push for early vote feels manipulative, bad for Alberta

Albertans don’t want to wait 100 years for an election, but a lot of them seem to think one more year would be in order. Below: Jim Prentice,

Terrible optics: Connecting the dots to Jim Prentice’s sweet little T-Bird

PHOTOS: Jim Prentice bids on a classic T-Bird in Arizona and misses the symbolism of the moment entirely. Well, what did you expect? Below, a classic 56 Ford

What Would Ralph Do? Faced with plummeting oil prices, as a matter of fact, he taxed and spent

What would Ralph do? In a typically lame editorial over the weekend, the Edmonton Sun asked: "If Premier Ralph Klein were facing a $7-billion drop in revenues in the coming year,

What Would Ralph Do? Faced with plummeting oil prices, as a matter of fact, he taxed and spent

PHOTOS: WWRD? Ralph Klein with one of his tax-and-spend megaprojects. (Photo found on the Internet without attribution. Calgary Herald?) Below: Jesus, tradesperson and practically a socialist.What would Ralph

Terror as wedge issue: anticipating PM Stephen Harper’s ‘anti-terror’ legislation

It remains to be seen what Prime Minister Stephen Harper will do with his new "anti-terror legislation," announced in the emotional aftermath of the shooting on Parliament Hill as the

Terror as wedge issue: anticipating PM Stephen Harper’s ‘anti-terror’ legislation

PHOTOS: Prime minister Pierre Trudeau on the steps of Parliament in 1970 when the country was in a state of “apprehended insurrection.” Below: Prime Minister Stephen Harper; Japanese

A message from the Lone Star State to the Lone Tar Province: Assignment of blame is everything

PHOTOS: Greetings from Texas! You’re going to need a haircut, Albertans, plus a few more holes in your belt. Below: Alberta Premier Jim Prentice stops off at the

Prentice sales tax balloon has Albertans taking note — and potshots

Give Premier Jim Prentice his due, by floating his balloon about a sales tax in Canada's only remaining sales-tax-free zone he really has Albertans sitting up and taking notice. Read more

Prentice sales tax balloon has Albertans taking note – and potshots

PHOTOS: One moment, please. One of our technicians is calculating your Alberta provincial sales tax and will be with you in a moment. Below: Alberta Progressive Conservative Premier

As Albertans debate tax increases, why are we giving away our resources?

PHOTOS: Beach metaphors, Alberta style. What happens when the tide goes out may not be pretty! Below: PC Premiers Jim Prentice and Peter Lougheed. At this rare moment in

More lives than a movie zombie: ‘Canada’s Worst MP’ Rob Anders is back, eyeing Wildrose leadership

Just when we’d despaired of ever hearing again from Rob Anders, the man who will be Canada's worst Member of Parliament only a little longer, he announced "a sense of