“Unite the Right,” sure, but grow up while you’re at it

By Richard Forbes. Featured Image via David Bloom, Postmedia. Dearly Beloved, we are gathered together here in the presence of God and this company to join Alberta's Progressive Conservatives and the Wildrose party in the holy bonds of matrimony.  (We'll ignore the naughty implication of a same-sex marriage.) It was never a certainty even when … Continue reading “Unite the Right,” sure, but grow up while you’re at it

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Signing a health agreement with Ottawa: which province is next?

By Richard Forbes. It was supposed to have been healthcare's "fix for a generation" or so the prime minister, then Paul Martin, had said. Nothing could have characterized the Martin government better than the loose jaw-jaw, full of indecision, contradiction and publicity, which bore his Health Accord in the fall of 2004 - the product … Continue reading Signing a health agreement with Ottawa: which province is next?

Alberta doesn’t need Jason Kenney, Jason Kenney needs Alberta

By Mary Medinsky. Featured image via Jeff McIntosh, CP. Jason Kenney took the stage yesterday at Calgary's Clarion Hotel to break the worst kept secret in Canada: Jason Kenney, former Harper 'lieutenant', will be jumping from his life (and his seat) in federal politics back to Alberta to run for the leadership of the Progressive Conservatives in a … Continue reading Alberta doesn’t need Jason Kenney, Jason Kenney needs Alberta