International Women’s Day turns into a major embarrassment for Alberta’s tone-deaf opposition

PHOTOS: Wildrose Opposition Leader Brian Jean – nothing to do with us, really. Below: Health Minister Sarah Hoffman, Environment Minister Shannon Phillips and former PC leadership contender Sandra

Wildrose whip condemns racist imagery after the fact? That dog won’t hunt! Jason Nixon should have walked away

PHOTOS: A shot from the Twittersphere of Saturday’s anti-carbon-tax protest in Red Deer (grabbed from @IamBunbury). Below: A close-up from the photo of a person who appears to

Watching the Wildrose in the Legislature: Beverly Hillbillies … or Deliverance?

PHOTOS: The Beverly Hillbillies in campaign mode. Actual members of the Alberta Wildrose caucus may not appear exactly as illustrated. Below: Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, left, and Alberta

Go figure! Votaries of right-wing unity gather in Red Deer, vote to form yet another Alberta conservative party

PHOTOS: Progressive Conservative interim Leader Ric McIver and Wildrose Leader Brian Jean in a rare recent moment of amity at, but of course, the Manning Centre’s Ottawa beanfest

Alberta’s NDP needs to react more quickly, plus throw the Tories under the bus where they belong

PHOTOS: Carbon capture: The oil company executive in the bow tie places the carbon in a bottle, which is then stored underground by his corporation for billions of

Grim Athabasca University report says ‘future is now,’ but faces a different future than the one its authors anticipated

PHOTOS: Athabasca University’s spooky headquarters in the forest near the town of Athabasca. Below: Athabasca-Sturgeon-Redwater NDP MLA Colin Piquette, AU President Peter MacKinnon and Rimbey-Rocky Mountain House-Sundre Wildrose

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

Wildrose ‘fires’ MLA Joe Anglin, who continues to sit as Wildrose MLA … for now

The Wildrose Party has fired rabble-rousing MLA Joe Anglin. That’s how Mr. Anglin said he’d view it, anyway, if the party’s local members nominated another candidate in his rural

Front-running PC leadership candidate Jim Prentice may have just set benchmark for party vote in September

Looking tired and uncharacteristically slightly rumpled, Progressive Conservative leadership front-runner Jim Prentice pleaded with supporters at his new Edmonton campaign headquarters Tuesday evening to help him sell 100,000

Controversial Central Alberta MLA Joe Anglin faces a serious challenge within his own Wildrose Party ranks

After a single term in office, controversial Wildrose MLA Mr. Anglin has appealed to the party to disallow the candidacy of Jason Nixon, an accountant in the west-central