So, about that Ten Year Plan. Let’s take a very deep breath and try to get to the bottom of the strategic thinking behind what's going on in Alberta.
Even though his Progressive Conservative Party still has about two years left to run in its mandate, recently passed a law that says there shouldn’t be an election for one more year, and nobody knows for sure what he plans to do, Premier Jim Prentice would like to call an early election because he wants to make changes so momentous, so sweeping, so astonishing that a new mandate is essential.
Or so he repeatedly says.
Don't worry, he adds, we'll have a plan for that… a Ten Year Plan. (Details to follow.)