28 days. That’s how long the election campaign is in Alberta and we will go to the polls on April 16, 2019. Rachel Notley gave a speech in Calgary on Continue Reading
This time, it’s personal. In the grand scheme of things, I’m new here. I started following politics in 2015 and I wasn’t overly involved in political party processes. I was Continue Reading
That the UCP would even consider attempting to verify the allegations themselves without notifying the proper authorities is not only arrogant but a grave disservice to the member of the public who brought it to their attention.
There’s nothing wrong with choosing where to spend your own money; just don’t use the old “I’m too broke to donate to charities but my political donations are safe” routine.
Paper Tiger – A person or thing that appears threatening but is ineffectual Part of the UCP’s narrative about merging the two conservative parties is that all the small-c conservatives Continue Reading
People often say, “don’t hate the player, hate the game”. As Albertans, we should already be painfully aware governance has consequences that extend well beyond the allotted playing time.
Duane Bratt, a political science Professor and Chair in the Department of Economics, Justice, and Policy Studies at Mount Royal University, wrote a fantastic article about how political parties can, Continue Reading
Call it what you will: partisanship, identity politics, party loyalty, tribalism – it’s not new but it does seem to be exacerbated of late. While some people are fighting to Continue Reading
Flat-Earther’s Speak Up and No, We Don’t Have to Make Room for “Differing Viewpoints” #ableg #abpoli
This week in Alberta politics was an eyeopener; for all the wrong reasons. The topic of “differing viewpoints” began earlier this week when LGBTory Alberta director Harrison Fleming defended the Continue Reading
“UCP Pride”. It’s kind of like LGBTQ2 Pride except for Conservatives who don’t want to actually attend Pride. The safe space for Calgary area Conservatives will likely be set up Continue Reading