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Rob Anders with an election sign in 2008 (Image: Rob Anders/Facebook)
David J. Climenhaga | Anders faces five separate charges related to tax evasion, mostly alleged to have taken place during the years he was in Ottawa.
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David J. Climenhaga | The so-called Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedom is part of a network of social conservative groups that often target laws supporting reproductive and LGBTQ rights.
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David J. Climenhaga | Apparently Ted Byfield, crusading far-right journalist, and David Eggen, Alberta education minister, only agree on one thing: How to pronounce Eggen.
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Lee Richardson
David J. Climenhaga | The fact a Tory stalwart is considering running for the Liberals in Calgary after a long career in Conservative ranks should tell you which way Canada's political wind is blowing.
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Karl Nerenberg | First-past-the-post often produces wild fluctuations from election to election. To preserve stability, the prudent course would be to reform the electoral system now.
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Jason Kenney
David J. Climenhaga | There may be a deeper reason for Jason Kenney’s fears: the behaviour of his own supporters. His blame-the-Dippers strategy sounds a lot like a case of transference!
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Stephen Harper
David J. Climenhaga | Kenney wants to merge the Alberta PC and Wildrose parties, putting him at odds with the other provincial leadership candidates.
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Jason Kenney
David J. Climenhaga | Five attempted coups against Alberta political parties in the space of a year and half strongly suggests we are witnessing a real phenomenon.
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Stephen Harper
David J. Climenhaga | It is axiomatic a supposedly national party can't exclusively take the side of a single province without doing itself serious harm. Yet this seems to be what the current CPC leadership wants to do.
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Pierre Trudeau
David J. Climenhaga | The first-past-the-post system makes the changes look more dramatic, but in real terms, Canada didn't lurch to the left, it eased back toward the centre.
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Murray Dobbin | The refugee crisis is shining an extremely unwelcome light on one of the dirty little secrets of the Conservatives' old Reform Party political base.
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Ken Boessenkool
David J. Climenhaga | The big dawgs of Alberta's right are desperate to reunite -- but the conservative movement's supporters may have other ideas. So what happens will have to be done in secrecy.