daveberta.ca – Alberta Politics: Listen to the pilot of the Daveberta Podcast

In a first of what we expect to be a regular feature, I have joined forces with conservative political commentator Ryan Hastman in launching the Daveberta podcast. In our pilot episode, recorded on November 5, 2017, Ryan and I were joined by our talented producer Adam Rozenhart to talk about why we are starting a ...

Montreal Simon: The Day Andrew Scheer Revealed His Inner Monster

Let nobody say I didn't warn them that Andrew Scheer is a dangerous religious fanatic.For I've been trying to drive home that simple point for months.Trying to warn Canadians that Scheer is a such a religious extremist that he is quite capable of tearing this country apart.Or do anything to try to smear Justin Trudeau.And ...

In This Corner: The Return of Stuff Happens, week 27: The right moves; Spicer quits, comics cry.

Well, that was decisive. The Wildrose and the Progressive Conservatives — the Hatfields and the McCoys of Alberta politics — agreed to a merger on Saturday. And it wasn’t even close. Rank-and-file members of both parties voted in shocking numbers in favour of the merger of the two conservative parties. Remarkably (or suspiciously, if you’re ...

Northern Reflections: Julie Payette

Say what you will about Justin’s Trudeau’s policies — when the rubber hits the road, there’s a lot of continuity between him and Stephen Harper — the fact is that, when it comes to optics, he’s a much better politician than his predecessor. Put simply, his appointment of Julie Payette as the next Governor General ...