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

PHOTOS: Danielle Smith, up Schitt$ Creek, or something very much like that, as the PCs prepare to allow all comers to run against her. Below: Independent MLA Joe

Alberta Premier Jim Prentice is weaker today because of the Wildrose floor-crossing fiasco

PHOTOS: Alberta Premier Jim Prentice: not the political genius we were told he was. Below: Former Wildrose House leader Rob Anderson and Wildrose MLA Shayne Saskiw.  Surely the key

First casualty of outrage at Wildrose floor crossing? Airdrie MLA Rob Anderson says he will quit politics

Airdrie MLA Rob Anderson, understood to have been one of the key leaders in the controversial effort to get the majority of the Wildrose caucus to defect to the Progressive

First casualty of outrage at Wildrose floor crossing? Airdrie MLA Rob Anderson says he will quit politics

PHOTO: Airdrie Progressive Conservative, formerly Wildrose, formerly Progressive Conservative MLA Rob Anderson speaking in the snow on the steps of the Alberta Legislature last winter. Airdrie MLA Rob Anderson,

Alberta’s Wildrose remnant has new role as ‘conscience of the right’? Come off it, guys!

Fallout from the march of the Mudville Nine from the Opposition Wildrose benches to the government's Progressive Conservative caucus continues to drift across Alberta. So serious is the contamination in

Alberta’s Wildrose remnant has new role as ‘conscience of the right’? Come off it, guys!

PHOTOS: Alberta Premier Jim Prentice considers whether to listen to the conscience of the conservative movement. What do you think he’ll do? Actual Alberta politicians may not appear

Explaining the revulsion: It’s not the policy differences, stupid! It’s the Wildrose corruption critique

Why are Albertans so angry about the defection of 11 Wildrose opposition members to the government’s benches? I mean, why are they really so furious? The reason -- and it's surprising

Explaining the revulsion: It’s not the policy differences, stupid! It’s the Wildrose corruption critique

PHOTOS: Former Wildrose Party leader Danielle Smith and Premier Jim Prentice explain their reasons on Dec. 17 for the mass defection of Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition to the

Poll says all is well in the Alberta garden as disappointed voters file sombrely back into PC ranks

Support for the Wildrose Party is plummeting as supporters angered by the defection of 11 MLAs to the governing PCs have turned on the five Wildrose MLAs who didn't cross

Poll says all is well in the Alberta garden as disappointed Wildrose voters file sombrely back into PC ranks

PHOTOS: Getting there is half the fun … Being there is all of it! Jim Prentice, premier and political genius, or something like that, makes his way home

Plumbing the rural press for hints of how the Mudville Nine were induced to join the Prentice PCs

Lacombe-Ponoka MLA Rod Fox sure didn't sound very enthused about his recent switch from the Wildrose Party to the Progressive Conservative Party in the apologetic open letter he wrote to

Plumbing the rural press for hints of how the Mudville Nine were induced to join the Prentice PCs

PHOTOS: Lacombe-Ponoka MLA Rod Fox, elected as a Wildroser, contemplates his future in the Progressive Conservative backbenches. Below: The real Mr. Fox and former Wildrose leader Danielle Smith,