|Blog Dennis Gruending | Conservatives are vilifying Justin Trudeau for saying that he wants to grow the economy "from the heart outwards." President Obama and Pope Francis say much the same thing.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | Jason Kenney tells Canadians that Pierre Trudeau single-handedly destroyed the energy economy of Alberta. He was only 13 at the time, so he may even believe it!|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | Last night everybody won -- except Canadians, who need and deserve conventional television debate, high on the dial at an appropriate moment.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | Republican candidate Donald Trump is presumably just putting on his rage to appeal to a generation brought up on The Apprentice. As for PM Stephen Harper, it's not nearly as clear.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | Could Prime Minister Stephen Harper be asking, this time, too much of an electorate he treats like a bunch of dummies? Naw… What could possibly go wrong?|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | If the Liberals were going to form a coalition with anyone, it would be an axis of neoliberalism with Stephen Harper’s Conservatives.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | Two polls. Similar methodology. Similar questions. Dramatically different results. If you were a senior editor, which would you report on?|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | People will do strange things to get power and to hang onto it, so don't rule out anything at all in the next Canadian election.|
Liberal dissenter says Conservative senators ignored advice from police in report on preventing terrorismDavid J. Climenhaga | "We heard over and over again from police that the commitment to outreach is very important," said Senator Grant Mitchell of Alberta.
|Columnists Murray Dobbin | Has the Liberal party grown more trustworthy in the 10 years since we had a Liberal government? A trip down memory lane to Paul Martin's government might offer a helpful reminder.|
The Annals of Government Relations: B.C. lobbyists with faint Dipper links keep turning up in AlbertaDavid J. Climenhaga | With come-from-away lobbyists eyeing Alberta, almost any known New Democrat looking for lunch shouldn't have any trouble finding a date.
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | Alberta Premier Designate Rachel Notley would do best to listen to the counsel of the people who truly support her program, not to the likes of Preston Manning. I’m confident she will.|