daveberta.ca – Alberta Politics: Sunday Night Candidate Nomination Update

Photo: Shelly Shannon, Kathleen Ganley, Christina Gray, and Beth Barberree The New Democratic Party has scheduled its nomination meeting in Fort McMurray-Conklin for May 10, 2018. A by-election is needed in this district following the resignation of United Conservative Party MLA Brian Jean. Wood Buffalo municipal councillor Jane Stroud is expected to seek the NDP nomination. ...

Alberta Diary: Ford Nation? No sign of it in rural Alberta, where an offensive politician is swiftly turfed!

The shadow of Mayor Rob Ford continues to loom over Toronto. Actual Canadian mayors may not appear exactly as illustrated. Below: Short-lived Battle River School Trustee Jim Andre and the real Rob Ford. Don’t doubt for an instant James Andre – the Tweeter and re-Tweeter of racist, sexist, homophobic and anti-Semitic Tweets from rural Alberta ...