How weird is this? Calgary Chamber of Commerce spokesperson praises Rachel Notley’s NDP government

PHOTOS: Premier Designate Rachel Notley, in orange shoes, with her caucus. Below: Scott Crockatt, the Calgary Chamber’s communications and marketing director; Manning Centre polemicist Colin Craig. Well, these are

So many premiers, so little time, so little space – it’s time to end the tradition of commissioning their portraits in oils

PHOTOS: Your blogger’s proposal for a portrait of outgoing premier Jim Prentice. Below: The modest photographic gallery of premiers in the B.C. Legislature in Victoria; a detail from

It’s time for media to stop enabling the Fraser Institute’s misleading practices, lack of rigour and cheap embargo tricks

PHOTOS: The Alberta media gets ready to cover today’s startling revelations from the Fraser Institute. With embargoed press releases from the boiler room for corporate propaganda coming in

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation’s latest talking point revealed: they’re doing it for the poor!

PHOTOS: Your blogger, David Climenhaga, with CBC Edmonton morning drive show host Mark Connolly in the network’s downtown studio. Below: Canadian Taxpayers Federation Prairie Director Colin Craig frozen

Yakitty, yak-yak … Would the Canadian Taxpayers Federation #PleaseShutUp about how Jim Prentice should #BeLikeRalph

PHOTOS: Canadian Taxpayers Federation operative Colin Craig makes a point involving a table, a pile of cash and a picture of Ralph Klein. Below: The real Ralph Klein;

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

Enough with the fantasy Wildrose was Alberta’s best opposition, already! It’s baloney!

And then there were five: The Wildrose caucus back before it experienced civil war, desertions and mass defections, including that of its leader, the woman in red above.

Hockey millionaires and pharmacare tell you everything you need to know about who the Canadian Taxpayers Federation really works for

For a while now it’s seemed as if the so-called Canadian Taxpayers Federation has been adopting the modus operandi of the Fraser Institute – cherry-picked data, conclusions contrary

Business arising from the minutes: Unionized St. Albert workers sign deal; CTF Alberta director suddenly departs

TORONTO It was my intention, since I am away from Alberta on business, not to file an Alberta Diary post this evening. Truth be told, Friday night and Saturday

Said to be sought as candidate by Wildrose Party, ‘tax watchdog’ spokesperson’s intentions are for the moment unclear

Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith is “working hard” to recruit Canadian Taxpayers Federation Alberta spokesperson Derek Fildebrandt as a candidate for the next provincial general election in the Calgary-Bow

Ex-leadership candidate Thomas Lukaszuk vows to pen tell-all book on Alison Redford’s rule

I’ve gotta say, I’m really looking forward to my free copy of Thomas Lukaszuk’s tell-all book about how he tried to save the Redford Government but the premier

Opponents beyond PC ranks start to take aim at Alberta Tory leadership candidate Jim Prentice

VICTORIA, B.C. Jim Prentice, you're in the crosshairs now (metaphorically speaking). And if you manage to win the leadership of the Alberta Progressive Conservative Party next Saturday – which everyone