Alberta Diary: Alberta Tories respond to protests by disabled citizens with instinctive diversionary attack

An Albertan protests the Redford Government’s cuts to “persons with developmental disabilities” at the Legislature in Edmonton on Friday. Below: Associate Minister of Services for Persons with Disabilities Frank Oberle. The optics of a government like Alberta’s Progressive Conservatives cutting $42 million from programs designed to help the province’s most

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Alberta Diary: Tories try new union-bashing gambit to divert attention from their daily scandals, fiascos

Federal Treasury Board President Tony Clement, left, makes Duffygate disappear, while two reporters and Prime Minister Stephen Harper, at right, look on. Actual Canadian politicians and media personalities may not appear exactly as illustrated. Below: The real Tony Clement, Arthur Porter. Desperate to divert public attention from Mike “The Puffster”

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