7 MAY: FUN WITH POLLS – ALBERTA’S UNITED OPTIONS MATH

It has been a couple hectic weeks in Alberta Politics. And the discussions on a united right and #centretogether expanding. While there is still equity in the PCAA brand, when distributed over the united options, while there is strength for the United Right (and solidly so outside of urban centres, there are still questions about ...

“It took a threat from the right to revive democracy in this province.” – Brian F. Singh

Apart from the surprising majority earned by the Alberta PCs on April 23, much attention has also been paid to the equally surprising performance of the pollsters, virtually all of whom got it wrong, maintaining that the upsurging Wildrose Party would end more than 40 years of Tory reign. In his comments quoted in two articles ...

Welcome, Premier Redford: Thoughts on Alberta’s PC Leadership Nomination Race

Early in the morning of October 2nd 2011, Alison Redford won a nail-biter of a decision which resulted in the election of the first woman as Premier (Designate) of Alberta. While the very thought of Alberta having a woman as premier may seem novel to many outsiders, there has been a dramatic shift in politics ...