daveberta.ca – Alberta Politics: How former PC MLAs fared in the 2017 municipal elections

Photo: Former Alberta PC MLAs Jacquie Fenske, Don Scott, Linda Johnson and Art Johnston Former PC MLAs elected in Fort McMurray They served together in the Legislature from 2012 until 2015, and last week former Fort McMurray-Conklin MLA Don Scott was elected Mayor and former Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo MLA Mike Allen was elected as a Councillor in ...

daveberta.ca – Alberta Politics: Sturgeon River-Parkland: The Forgotten By-Election

Photo: Liberal candidate Brian Gold and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at a campaign event in Spruce Grove on October 20, 2017. (Source: Twitter) Overshadowed by this past Monday’s municipal elections, the federal by-election in Sturgeon River-Parkland scheduled for October 23, 2017 could be described as the forgotten by-election. I drove through Sturgeon County and the town ...

Montreal Simon: Andrew Scheer and the Con’s Alt Right Candidate

One week ago, I wrote about how Andrew Scheer had given his blessing to a certain candidate in a by-election to replace Rona Ambrose.Even though that candidate, Dane Lloyd, was less qualified than some of the other ones in that race.And had once called feminists "feminazis."Well now it turns out that Lloyd has a few other dubious ...

Montreal Simon: Andrew Scheer and the Con War On Women

From the moment he was named Con leader, Andrew Scheer has been building an inner circle of religious fanatics like this country has never seen before.Almost half the members of his so-called "shadow government" are social conservatives who are strongly anti-abortion.And his choice of a candidate to replace Rona Ambrose tells you all you need ...

daveberta.ca – Alberta Politics: Sturgeon River-Parkland by-election competing with Alberta’s municipal elections

As if voters won’t already have enough candidates knocking on their doors with Alberta’s municipal elections scheduled for October 16, 2017, a federal by-election will be held in the Sturgeon River-Parkland electoral district with a vote on October 23. It is widely expected that whoever wins the Conservative Party of Canada candidate nomination will be ...

daveberta.ca – Alberta Politics: Alberta politics never slows down, even in the summer.

Politics never slows down in Alberta, even in the summer. Here is a quick look at some of what has been happening: New UCP caucus has a spending problems A day after the United Conservative Party lined up to criticize Alberta Finance Minister Joe Ceci, it was revealed that the UCP caucus is facing a ...