daveberta.ca - Alberta Politics: PC Party patronage machine grinds to a halt, future of appointees unknown

After 44 years as government, Alberta’s Progressive Conservative Party built an impressive patronage machine. For many decades, there very likely has not been a board with provincially appointed members that did not enjoy the presence of a PC Party member. As Rachel Notley‘s New Democrats transition into… Continue Reading →

daveberta.ca - Alberta politics: What the Heck? Tory tied to donation controversy now head of Alberta Economic Development Authority.

TweetVia the Edmonton Journal: Conservative linked to Katz donation named chairman of the Alberta Economic Development Authority BY KAREN KLEISS, EDMONTON JOURNAL JANUARY 30, 2013 EDMONTON – Premier Alison Redford has given a provincial political appointment to a veteran Conservative insider who allegedly brokered a $430,000 donation from Oilers owner and billionaire Daryl Katz. Media ...