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

PHOTOS: Rob Anders, who once said he has taken a vow of chastity, presumably as he sees himself. Is he about to embark on a crusade to lead

It’s not spring in Alberta yet, but there are hints of a spring election in the air

There were two hints yesterday that Alberta Premier Jim Prentice is edging closer to calling an early election this spring, maybe three if you’re of a particularly conspiratorial turn of

It’s not spring in Alberta yet, but there are hints of a spring election in the air

PHOTOS: It may not be spring yet, as in this photo, but the clock is ticking down on a spring 2015 election. Below: Bridget Pastoor, the former Liberal

Cheap oil’s the disaster it is for Alberta because our province is so badly run

The decline in oil prices to the sub-$50-per-barrel level may not be a pleasant experience for those of us here in Alberta, especially the Progressive Conservative rulers of our province,

Peace, order and good government: Pondering John A. Macdonald’s legacy on his 200th birthday

Today, or possibly yesterday, is the 200th anniversary of the birth of Read more at

Cheap oil’s the disaster it is for Alberta because our province is so badly run

PHOTOS: Sunset for Alberta’s oil industry? Probably not. But will Albertans learn anything and stop scolding other Canadians? Probably not. Below: The future of Alberta if oil prices

Peace, order and good government: Pondering John A. Macdonald’s legacy on his 200th birthday

PHOTOS: John A. Macdonald, first prime minister of Canada, in his prime. Below: A younger Macdonald and the man in his later years. Today, or possibly yesterday, is the

Premier Jim Prentice is optimistic and pessimistic at the same time: don’t worry your pretty little heads about it

How does Alberta Premier Jim Prentice get to be optimistic and pessimistic about the same thing at the same time in order to reach contradictory conclusions? Can someone explain to

Keeping up with the floor crossers: Wildrose defection continues to generate plenty of heat, less light

The intense furor over the defection of majority of Alberta Wildrose Opposition to the Progressive Conservative government seems to have prompted new clarifying statements from two of the MLAs widely

Premier Jim Prentice is optimistic and pessimistic at the same time: don’t worry your pretty little heads about it

PHOTOS: Alternative tar sands use in the event Premier Jim Prentice’s budget scenario turns out to be the right one. Below: Mr. Prentice with an appropriately grim expression

Keeping up with the floor crossers: Wildrose defection continues to generate plenty of heat, less light

PHOTOS: Unintended irony? Wildrose MLA Shayne Saskiw from last year’s The intense furor over the defection of majority of Alberta Wildrose Opposition to the Progressive Conservative government seems

Has premier Jim Prentice just found himself up ‘Schitt$ Creek’ with former Wildrose leader Danielle Smith?

According to the unintendedly ironic and transitory layout on CBC Calgary's news page yesterday afternoon, it looked as if former Wildrose Party leader Danielle Smith is up Schitt$ Creek. Actually, this