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Jason Kenney’s bizarre ‘Brexit’ broadsides: the explanation is in the dog-whistle: ILLUSTRATION: Press Progress’s take on Jason Kenney’s “Brexit” broadsides Thursday night and yesterday morning (Press Progress image). Below: The Acme Professional Dog Whistle, now commanding attention all over the world. It is made in U.K. You don’t even have to make this stuff up! Below that li...
You take the high road and we’ll take the low road: The Kenney Cabal’s strategy to grab back power in Alberta for the right: PHOTOS: Jason Kenney with Preston Manning. Below: Likely Kenney opponents Sandra Jansen, another possible PC candidate, and Brian Jean, leader of the Wildrose Party in happier times. In many ways, as was said here two days ago, Jason Kenney is a miscast and unattractive candidate for the leadersh...
The tragedies we ignore: Recent Wildrose gaffe won’t end right’s bogus equivalencies in Canadian political discourse: PHOTOS: The Famine Memorial in Dublin. The Irish Potato Famine of the 1840s and ’50s is ignored in current Canadian political discourse while the Ukrainian Famine of the 1930s is frequently evoked. Both are real historical events with ideological roots. One fits the narrative of the political rig...
Reform Party of Alberta now officially registered as a political party: In the midst the latest round of unite-the-right chatter, conservative voters in Alberta now have another party to cast their ballots for. The Reform Party of Alberta is now officially registered as a political party with Elections Alberta. The party... Continue Reading →
How Young Voters are accessing information about elections, from the National Youth Voter Survey: “Young people don’t vote,” is a common refrain heard in Canadian politics and until recently, low voter turnout by younger voters supported that claim. The recently released National Youth Voter Survey conducted by Elections Canada following the 2015 federal elections suggests that... Continue Re...
In or Out? Jason Kenney could have a rough landing into Alberta politics: CBC reports that after 19 years as a Member of Parliament in Ottawa, former federal cabinet minister Jason Kenney, 48, is considering entering provincial politics in Alberta. Postmedia’s Jen Gerson writes that he will not confirm whether this is true. It was... Continue Reading →
Canada Post strike may halt snail mail in Edmonton, across Canada by Saturday: A breakdown in negotiations between the Canada Post Corporation and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) could see mail service across the country grind to a halt.
Edmonton police looking for owners of mystery urn found during vehicle stop: While tipsters have been reaching out to Edmonton police, investigators are still no closer to reuniting a lost urn with its rightful owner.
Tweaking how Edmonton police respond to mental health calls can save resources says chief: The number of people Edmonton police have taken for mental health assessments has jumped by 25 per cent in the past year. Bed closures at Alberta Hospital have only amplified the problem, police Chief Rod Knecht told a legislative committee meeting recently, leaving officers with just four sites ...
Why I’m Supporting Don Iveson: In tomorrow’s civic election, Don Iveson is my pick for Mayor. First, a disclosure and a couple of comments: Don and his wife Sarah are friends, and I am a part of Don’s campaign team. It’s worth reiterating that this is purely a personal opinion, not an endorsement on behalf of any organization...
Arenas and Civic Myopia: This afternoon, Edmonton City Council will consider the Master Agreement for the proposed downtown arena. It will almost certainly pass, with some contingency to cover the missing $100 million if provincial funds don’t materialize. The purpose of this post isn’t to rehash the debate. The argumen...

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