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Alberta Education Minister David Eggen. Image: David Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | Passage of Bill 24 is a backhanded tribute to UCP Leader Jason Kenney, who kept his social conservative backers sweet by advocating outing kids who join GSAs to their parents.
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Sometime Alberta Liberal leadership candidate Nolan Crouse (David Climenhaga photo)
David Climenhaga | The Alberta Liberal Party has been badly shaken by the flighty flight of St. Albert Mayor Nolan Crouse, in whom many supporters had invested high hopes.
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Tony Caterina
David J. Climenhaga | Edmonton city councillor Tony Caterina is a clever choice for the Tories to run against a popular NDP MLA -- but no sure thing.
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Jim Prentice
David J. Climenhaga | To most Albertans, Jim Prentice’s record is more important than his rhetoric! And that, of course, is precisely why they’re not likely to get the chance to judge the premier on his record.
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David J. Climenhaga | The passage of Bill 10 is a step forward. But it won't succeed without monitoring and a willingness to push back if the government fails to live up to its commitment.
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Susan Wright | Blakeman's joint Liberal/Alberta Party/Green nomination creates confusion, not unification.
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Laurie Blakeman
David J. Climenhaga | Shift happens. It's just that in Alberta it doesn't seem to happen very fast. Maybe something’s starting to percolate, though, just the same.
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Laurie Blakeman
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta Premier Jim Prentice's bad moment with the mirror last week came about because he was trying to avoid another topic: Alberta's need for fairer and more sensible taxes.
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David J. Climenhaga | How many Tory MLAs does it take to screw in a light bulb? Two. One to screw in the light bulb and one to check with the premier to make sure they're supposed to screw it in.
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Laurie Blakeman
David J. Climenhaga | Liberal MLA Laurie Blakeman could soon arrange her own personal merger with the Alberta Party.
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David Swann
David J. Climenhaga | With Laurie Blakeman's idea of a Hail Mary Pass to the Alberta Party no longer part of the game, the prospects for the Alberta Liberal Party seem increasingly dim.
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Nolan Crouse
David J. Climenhaga | If you didn’t happen to know there was an Alberta Liberal leadership race on, St. Albert Mayor Nolan Crouse's announcement today would have sounded mysterious.