Alberta Politics: Conservative political activist Craig Chandler files defamation lawsuit against political scientist Duane Bratt

Calgary conservative political activist Craig B. Chandler indicated on social media Wednesday he is suing Mount Royal University political scientist Duane Bratt for defamation. Mount Royal University political science professor Duane Bratt (Photo: David J. Climenhaga). Mr. Chandler published an image of the first page of his Statement of Claim,

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Alberta Politics: Inquiring minds want to know: What does Danielle Smith’s ‘Sovereignty Act’ actually say – or does it even exist?

Brian Jean, former Wildrose Party leader and candidate to lead the United Conservative Party, has a good question for Danielle Smith, former Wildrose Party leader and candidate to lead the United Conservative Party. Frontrunning UCP leadership candidate Danielle Smith (Photo: Facebook/Danielle Smith). What does your Alberta Sovereignty Act actually say? 

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Alberta Politics: UCP leadership candidates’ cagey answers at forum sponsored by teachers’ union include promises to delay new curriculum

Hey! Never mind defunding the police. What about defunding public education?  Complaining about a call by Public Interest Alberta to phase out funding for independent schools, Danielle Smith once asked: “How about we go the other way?  Candidate Daniel Smith not so long ago during the time she worked as

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Alberta Politics: Rachel Notley rolls dice, risks joining UCP leadership candidates to attack Danielle Smith for cancer remark

New Democratic Party Opposition Leader Rachel Notley joined the trailing United Conservative Party leadership candidates yesterday in piling onto UCP frontrunner Danielle Smith for her remarks in a recent social media video that appeared to blame cancer victims for their condition. UCP leadership candidate Danielle Smith in her controversial July

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Alberta Politics: Another poll shows Daniel Smith leading UCP leadership race – and Rachel Notley’s NDP ahead province-wide

Another day, another Alberta political poll, this time from Leger. UCP leadership candidate Danielle Smith in a video she made doing damage control for her controversial remarks about cancer (Photo: Danielle Smith/Twitter). This one, like last week’s Mainstreet Research poll, shows Rachel Notley’s New Democrats in the lead, although not

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Alberta Politics: Danielle Smith takes UCP leadership campaign down a dark, Trumpian road with her conspiracy theory about AHS

The United Conservative Party leadership campaign took a dark Trumpian turn Monday when candidate Danielle Smith got a big cheer from her supporters at a rally in Airdrie for accusing Alberta Health Services of deliberately sabotaging the Kenney Government during the pandemic by falsely claiming the system was near collapse

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Alberta Politics: Danielle Smith, campaigning to lead the United Conservative Party, sounds crazy – but is she crazy like a Trump?

Former Wildrose Party leader Danielle Smith, campaigning to replace Jason Kenney as leader of the United Conservative Party, apparently thinks we should “Uber-fy public services,” let teachers set up their own one-room multi-grade school houses in their homes, and declare everyone aboard charter plane loads of anti-vaxx Albertans to be

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Alberta Politics: What do you do about a problem like Shane Getson, the UCP MLA whose Facebook post appeared to call for the PM to be lynched? 

With apologies to the Sound of Music, what do you do with a problem like Shane Getson? Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (Photo: Justin Trudeau/Flickr). More specifically, what should the Alberta Legislature do about a member like Shane Getson, the United Conservative Party MLA for the rural riding of Lac Ste.

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