Derek Fildebrandt, UCP ‘liberty’ advocate, calls for return to ugly 1940s labour relations, labour studies professor says

PHOTOS: The late Jim Prentice, during his successful 2014 campaign to lead the Progressive Conservative Party, with supporters in Edmonton. Below: Anti-union “liberty conservative” Derek Fildebrandt, NDP Premier

PC-Wildrose merger agreement leaves many unanswered questions for Wildrosers and the rest of us

PHOTOS: Wildrose Party Leader Brian Jean and Progressive Conservative Party Leader Jason Kenney shake on their merger plan in this Wildrose photo. Below: Lacking anything better to illustrate

Good news-bad news for Tory candidate Maxime Bernier as Boston Stranger packs up his carpet bag and heads home

PHOTOS: Kevin O’Leary, until yesterday a front-running candidate to lead the Conservative Party of Canada. (Photo: Ontario Chamber of Commerce.) Below: CPC candidates Maxime Bernier and Kellie Leitch

Conservative parties compete to demand fat tax subsidies for Alberta’s education special interest groups

PHOTOS: In Alberta, private schoolboys like these would have 70 per cent of the cost of their education paid for by taxpayers! (BBC photo.) Below: Progressive Conservative leadership

Alberta public employees, subject to constant Wildrose and media vilification, win national award for effective service

PHOTOS: An image of the May 2016 Fort McMurray fire taken by Alberta Government photographer Chris Schwarz. Below: The Wildrose Party sees government workers like forest fire fighters

We don’t need an inquiry – we need to bring the hammer of defunding down now on scofflaw private schools

PHOTOS: NDP Education Minister David Eggen – he’s trying to do the right thing, but he’s making it worse. The time has come to bring the hammer down

What’s behind ‘Canadian Taxpayers’ Federation’ campaigns like its stunt calling for rollbacks in Alberta teachers’ pay?

PHOTOS: A typical Canadian Taxpayers Federation stunt, moved from place to place across Canada with the goal of undermining public services and speeding the race to the bottom.

George Clark’s parking lot putschists deliver an unintended compliment to Alberta’s NDP Government

PHOTOS: Alberta First Plebiscite Warriors leader George Clark, in a screen shot from a video interview shot not long before someone stepped on the hose from his media

Alberta Education Minister Jeff Johnson’s War on Teachers signals division within Tory Party, not conspiracy

Anti-teacher sentiment runs deep nowadays in Alberta conservative circles. Education Minister Jeff Johnson’s war with the Alberta Teachers Association over how its members ought to be disciplined on those

A question for Premier Dave Hancock: Who will rid Alberta’s Tories of their turbulent Education Minister?

Now that But back in the days when Alison Redford was premier and the Progressive Conservative government was in a state of open warfare with all manner of

Alberta’s Tories appear to have waded into the shallow end of the political gene pool

Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold;  Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world… Never mind the bit about any second coming being at hand. You can go too far,

Maybe it’s time to state the obvious: promises aren’t enough for Alberta Tories to win back any progressive votes

Perhaps it’s time to just come right out and state the obvious: If Tory leadership front-runner Jim Prentice wants even a few of Alberta’s badly burned progressive voters